Meaningful Connections Across the World

To equip students for a globally connected world, the Upper School Explorations program emphasizes the importance of understanding one's role in the wider community. Through immersive first-hand experiences, students enhance their theoretical understanding through national and international travel. Trips blend academic knowledge with real-world situations, with opportunities for short-term study trips, cultural homestays, international internships, and extended study programs.

Pursue Your Passion for Language

The Global Program for Scholars of Languages (GPS) is a certification program designed to encourage multiple fluencies. It is an opportunity to fully engage with the global community and bridge the gap between theory and real-world experiences. GPS gives students who have mastered two non-native languages an opportunity to participate in immersing themselves in native countries to improve their linguistic skills while gaining a deep understanding of their place in the global community. The unique approach combines knowledge with experience to ensure long-lasting understanding and retention.

Unite with a global community Our Travels

Students are encouraged to fully embrace diverse cultures and gain a comprehensive understanding of the global narratives that shape the world. Recent trips include offerings to France, Honduras, Yosemite, Italy, Southwestern United States, the Lost Coast Trail, Costa Rica, Canada, and Mexico.

This is the start of Your Journey


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Middle School

10 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 94002

Upper School

400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010
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