Palo Alto High School

50 Embarcadero Rd
Palo Alto CA 94301
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  • Mon: 8am-4:30pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm
  • Tue: 8am-4:30pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm
  • Wed: 8am-4:30pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm
  • Thu: 8am-4:30pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm
  • Fri: 8am-4:30pm


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<p>Palo Alto High School is one of two high schools in the Palo Alto Unified School District and has a longstanding reputation for academic exellence. The influence of cultural and economic hubs surrounding Palo Alto-namely Stanford University, Silicon Valley and San Francisco-has in part led to the growth of a highly diverse and educated community that places a tremendous value on learning.</p> <p>The 1,836 students who attend Palo Alto High, or 'Paly,' come from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds. A major distinguishing feature of Paly's academic program is its Teacher Advisor (T.A.) Program. The teacher advisors offer weekly counseling sessions to students seeking academic, personal or career advice.</p> <p>In addition to core academics, Paly offers a wealth of Honors and AP courses, including Calculus, US Foreign Policy, Environmental Science, Music Theory and Classic Literature.</p> <p>Paly's athletic program is robust with football, baseball, basketball, water polo, golf and lacrosse programs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>