Located 37 miles south of San Francisco, on the fringe of Silicon Valley, in the oak-scattered hills above Stanford University, the Portola Valley School District (PVSD) serves elementary school age children who reside in the Town of Portola Valley, portions of the Town of Woodside and in unincorporated areas of San Mateo County. Ormondale School serves children in Kindergarten (& Transitional Kindergarten) through 3rd grade and Corte Madera School serves children in 4th through 8th grades.  



PVSD nurtures each child’s academic, physical, social, and emotional growth by providing a comprehensive curriculum, high quality instruction, and personalized support in a collaborative environment that values diverse perspectives and promotes equity.


PVSD is a diverse community of learners motivated to share their insights, creativity and positive contributions with the world.

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