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Woodside Upper School comprises the higher grades of the single school Woodside School District. Located in Woodside, CA, the Woodside School District serves approximately 400 TK-8th grade students. The 5th-8th grade Upper School program offers its approximately 150 students an outstanding, well-balanced 21st-century education.
Woodside Upper School seeks to enable all of its students to achieve their full potential as an engaged citizen of the 21st-century global community. Offering rigorous academics, a variety of arts and language programs, and robust Design and Social-Emotional Learning work, Woodside Upper School is at the forefront of 21st-century curriculum and instruction. The school actively cultivates executive functioning capabilities in its students, preparing students for success in high school and beyond. Through active collaboration with teachers, parents, and the vibrant local community, Woodside Upper School prepares its students to be curious, enthusiastic, and self-motivated learners as a foundation for future academic and life success.

Woodside School is committed to the whole child. Upper School students take the core subjects such as English-Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Mandarin or Spanish, and Physical Education. They are encouraged to develop and pursue a passion for the arts in addition to a robust academic program. All Upper School students study Art on a weekly basis and are invited to choose from a wide variety of music classes. Semi-weekly Social-Emotional Learning and Design Thinking opportunities complement the bi-weekly elective classes in rounding out the Upper School program.