Application process overview
We accept applications year round. Print the checklist and submit your online OR print a paper application and send it by mail.
When your application is complete, including all supporting documents, you may be contacted in order to schedule an informal interview depending on classroom openings and availability. All applications for admission will be kept on file for two years. After two years, re-application is necessary to remain in the applicant pool.
We accept applications year round. When your application is complete, including all supporting documents, you may be contacted in order to schedule an informal interview depending on classroom openings and availability. All applications for admission will be kept on file for two years. After two years, re-application is necessary to remain in the applicant pool.
Complete HTS application and pay the $50 application fee. Submit additional documents to the proper contact.
If an opening is available, one of our directors will call to schedule a 30 minute informal interview with you and your child.
We invite your student to shadow for a day or two in the classroom.
An official letter of acceptance will be sent from HTS if this is an appropriate placement for your child.
Preschool annual tuition:
4 Days: $14,245
3 Days: $11,000
2 Days: $7,975
K-8 annual tuition:
High school annual tuition:
Life Skills Pathways:
4 Days: $800
3 Days: $600
2 Days: $400
1 Days: $200
After school annual tuition:
5 Days: $7,260
4 Days: $6,600
3 Days: $5,830
2 Days: $4,400
1 Day: $1,815
Drop-in rate: $75/day
8 sessions: $200 (offered 4 times a year)
$80/unit (30 minutes)
Review application checklist
The application checklist is a comprehensive list of all the documents you will need to submit as part of your application process. It includes your application form and all supporting documents necessary for us to process your application.
Please download, print, and complete the paper application and send or scan to email@example.com or mail to 2525 E. Bayshore Road., Palo Alto, CA 94303 (Attn: Nina Ponterio).
Submit your application including the $50 application fee and email the documents from the application checklist to the appropriate head of admissions:
PreK – Laura Garcia – firstname.lastname@example.org
K-5th – Tracey Howell – email@example.com
6th – 8th – Jennifer Straw – firstname.lastname@example.org
High School – Michelle Giron – email@example.com
Email supporting documents
If there is an opening, we will contact you for an informal interview, a day for your student to shadow, and with final decisions.