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Beechwood is an independent, private school for students in Kindergarten Prep through eighth grade. Beechwood serves 169 students from 130 families from East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park.

Beechwood’s rigorous academic curriculum of language arts, social studies, math, and science is enriched by music, drama, art, Spanish, physical and outdoor education, field trips, technology and service learning.

Beechwood offers its young learners a safe, nurturing environment that addresses the academic and social needs of each child. We believe that all our students have within them the power to succeed. Our mission is to teach students to take personal responsibility to:

  • Find their strength and build upon it.
  • Prepare to establish strong families.
  • Serve in their communities.
  • Make healthy choices for body and mind.

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