The Girls' Middle School

3400 W Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Founded to provide local girls with a single-gender learning environment during their middle school years, GMS emphasizes problem solving and self-directed study through project-based, hands-on and multidisciplinary projects that combine group work with individual research. A study skills class designed to teach time management, organizational and goal-setting skills meets weekly. The school's entrepreneurial studies program allows seventh graders to create and run their own businesses, from formulating a business plan through marketing a product. Each year, GMS' weeklong intersession enables girls to take half- or full-day courses in areas not covered in the regular curriculum.

General Information

Academic OrientationPre-Preparatory, General Academic
Grade RangeDay — Girls Grades 6-8
Coed, Boys, or GirlsGirls
Full Address3400 W Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Year Established1998
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorDeborah Hof
Applications DueJanuary
Total Enrollment150
Day Students150
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