A school that prepares
children for the world of 2030.

AltSchool is a network of independent K-8 schools located in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Brooklyn. We prepare children for the future by offering:


  • Personalized learning plans that educate the whole child academically, socially and emotionally
  • Small school environments with low student-to-teacher ratios and intimate communities
  • A dedicated team of education technologists and researchers supporting the needs of students, parents, educators, and schools within the AltSchool network

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Why Choose AltSchool

Rigorous Curriculum
We offer interdisciplinary learning across all core education subjects. We also give students ample opportunity to explore their interests and cultivate unique strengths.

Research and Innovation
We use educational best practices and build innovative learning tools to continuously improve the AltSchool experience for students, parents, and teachers.

Social and Emotional Development
We encourage grit, resilience, confidence and social engagement necessary for happiness and success in the 21st century.

Community Connection
Our students' learning extends beyond the class walls. With frequent field trips, our schools engage with local neighborhoods and people to inform a dynamic, real-world education. 

Parents say childhood goes really fast. One reason why I love AltSchool is that I'm more connected to my daughter’s  development.

Hear From AltSchool's Students

- David, AltSchool Parent

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