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Los Altos | Los Altos Hills

Beautiful scenery, bucolic charm, top-notch schools, and unmatched location make Los Altos a great place to call home.



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Los Altos is one of the Bay Area's premier communities, due in large part to the city's natural beauty and convenient location between San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. Originally an agricultural town with many summer cottages, Los Altos is now a thriving bedroom community known for its beautiful parks, tree-lined streets, and  To help maintain the small town feel of the city, Los Altos places strict limits on commercial development within its borders. Beautiful scenery, bucolic charm, a quaint and vibrant downtown, top-notch schools, and unmatched location make Los Altos a great place to call home.

Tucked within a group of small rolling hills, the aptly named Los Altos Hills is a residential community in Santa Clara County, considered a bedroom community to the nearby town of Los Altos (which happens to be just over five miles from Palo Alto).

One of the largest draws is the relatively easy commute to Silicon Valley. That coupled with the privacy, sprawling estates, some lots that afford San Francisco Bay views, and access to open space preserves such as Rancho San Antonio and Westwind Barn, which transport residents a million miles away from the tech-boom’s pressure-filled center. Los Altos Hills also is about 40 miles from San Francisco.

Los Altos Hills is a direct reflection of emerging trends over time of both architecture and industry in California.  There are no sidewalks or glaring street lamps here. Los Altos Hills offers a rural feel with horse and running trails, excellent access to nature preserves, horse properties and panoramic views, while still being a short commute to the campuses for Google, Apple and the heart of Silicon Valley.


LOS GATOS MEDIAN PRICE: $2.142M
LOS ALTOS MEDIAN PRICE: $4,947,500

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Los Altos | Los Altos Hills School Info


Top Public Elementary Schools




Covington Elementary School
(9/10 - GreatSchools Rating)
Public
Grade Span:  KG - 6
Student Body:  Co-ed
Total Students:  553
Student/Teacher Ratio:  17:1
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Loyola Elementary School
(9/10 - GreatSchools Rating)
Public
Grade Span:  KG - 6
Student Body:  Co-ed
Total Students:  526
Student/Teacher Ratio:  20:1
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Oak Avenue Elementary School
(9/10 - GreatSchools Rating)
Public
Grade Span:  KG - 6
Student Body:  Co-ed
Total Students:  463
Student/Teacher Ratio:  21:1
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Gardner Bullis Elementary School
(9/10 - GreatSchools Rating)
Public
Grade Span:  KG - 6
Student Body:  Co-ed
Total Students:  337
Student/Teacher Ratio:  18:1
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Montclaire Elementary School
(9/10 - GreatSchools Rating)
Public
Grade Span:  KG - 5
Student Body:  Co-ed
Total Students:  507
Student/Teacher Ratio:  22:1
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    Nearby Top Private Elementary Schools




    Pinewood School
    Private 
    Grade Span:  7 - 12
    Student Body:  Co-ed
    Total Students:  297
    Student/Teacher Ratio:  7:1
    Approx. Tuition:  $34,170 (for the highest grade offered)


    St. Nicholas Catholic School
    Private
    Grade Span:  Pre-K - 8
    Student Body:  Co-ed
    Total Students:  260
    Student/Teacher Ratio:  10:1
    Approx. Tuition:  $8,750 for the highest grade offered
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    Heritage Academy
    Private
    Grade Span:  K - 6
    Student Body:  Co-ed
    Total Students:  140
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    Los Altos Christian School
    Private
    Grade Span:  K - 8
    Student Body:  Co-ed
    Total Students:  174
    Student/Teacher Ratio:  7:1
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    St Simon Elementary School 
    Private
    Grade Span:  Pre-K - 8
    Student Body:  Co-ed
    Student - Teacher Ratio: 17:1
    Students: 530
    Miramonte Christian School
    Private
    Grade Span:  K - 8
    Student Body:  Co-ed
    Total Students:  167
    Student -Teaher Ratio: 13:1
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    Top Public High School




    Los Altos High School
    (9/10 - GreatSchools Rating)
    Public
    Grade Span:  9 - 12
    Student Body:  Co-ed
    Total Students:  1,920
    Student/Teacher Ratio:  21:1
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    Top Private High Schools




    Pinewood School
    Private 
    Grade Span:  7 - 12
    Student Body:  Co-ed
    Total Students:  297
    Student/Teacher Ratio:  7:1
    Approx. Tuition:  $34,170 (for the highest grade offered)
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    Waldorf School of the Peninsula
    Private
    Grade Span:  PK - 12
    Total Students:  320
    Student/Teacher Ratio:  10:1
    Approx. Tuition:  $38,000 (for the highest grade offered)

    School for Independent Learners
    Private
    Affiliation:  
    Grade Span:  8 - 12
    Student Body:  Co-ed
    Total Students:  20
    Student/Teacher Ratio:  1:1






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