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AltSchool prepares students for the future through personalized learning experiences within micro-school communities.

Watch a typical day in the life of an AltSchool student.

Personalized, Whole-Child Learning

Our inspiring teachers draw on students’ passions, talents and learning styles to create an education that cultivates the whole child -- academically, socially and emotionally.

Collaborative Community Involvement

Our teachers work with parents and partners in the community to offer a stimulating academic experience, taking advantage of the best people and places that the local area has to offer.

Continuous Research and Innovation

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

AltSchool At-a-Glance

  • Personalized Learning Plans
  • Low student-to-teacher ratio
  • Real-world learning experiences
  • Focus on social and emotional development
  • Core curriculum alongside creative arts, music, foreign language, and physical education
  • Accepting TK-8 applications for 2015-2016 for Brooklyn, Palo Alto and San Francisco
  • 2014-2015 San Francisco locations: Dogpatch, SOMA, Fort Mason, Alamo Square
“Learning shouldn’t feel like a chore. It should feel like an experience. What I like about AltSchool is that my child is excited about learning each day.”
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We're Hiring

Our world-class team of educators, entrepreneurs, and technologists is working together to build a technology-driven network of micro-schools that offers a new, radically-personalized experience.

“We are working on solving one of the largest problems in the world and that mission motivates me. I cannot imagine a better group of people to be working on a complete end-to-end solution for education.”
Ruben Harris
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Summer @ AltSchool

Enrollment is now open for Summer @ AltSchool in San Francisco. Our educators are teaching five two-week sessions including a maker lab, creative writing, Spanish, outdoor education, and more. Our summer programs are open to all kids ages 5-13, including non-AltSchool students.

“I really liked working with the technology and learning to 3D print. It was awesome working with other campers to make a commercial. I also had a great time coding and playing at the park. Overall, this camp was AWESOME!”
Week 3 Camper
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