Stanford University, Palo Alto
Stanford University in Palo Alto, California ranks among the worlds most highly regarded higher learning institutions for academics and athletics. Especially noteworthy for its computer and technology fields of study, Stanford is a highly regarded medical institution as well. Surrounded by hiking trails in rolling expanses of green and an enchanting downtown Palo Alto shopping and restaurant scene, Stanford University occupies an exciting and picturesque location. To learn more about the history of Stanford and the many activities and events on campus, visit www.stanford.edu.
Notre Dame de Namur University.
Notre Dame de Namur was founded in San Jose in 1951. Today, the campus of the liberal arts college is located in Belmont, California and offers certificates, undergraduate and Master's degrees in a wide variety of professional areas of study. Notre Dame de Namur athletics teams compete in soccer, golf, basketball, lacrosse, cross country and volleyball and is home to well-regarded music arts and theater programs. To learn more about academics and athletics at Notre Dame de Namur University, visit www.ndnu.edu.
College of San Mateo.
The College of San Mateo is a community college that occupies a uniquely beautiful 153-acre campus in the San Mateo hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Founded in 1922, the College of San Mateo has more than 11,000 students enrolled in day, evening and weekend classes and is home to championship athletic teams. To learn more about academics and athletics at the College of San Mateo, visit collegeofsanmateo.edu.
San Mateo High School.
San Mateo High School for grades 9-12 has been awarded the "Gold Standard Award for Academic Excellence" by the California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) and received "National Blue Ribbon School" designation in by the United States Department of Education. For more details about San Mateo High School in San Mateo, California, visit smuhsd.k12.ca.us.
Junipero Serra High School.
Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo County is a private Roman Catholic school dedicated to providing education for boys in grades 9-12. Focused on college preparatory classes, Junipero Serra is home to highly regarded athletics and performing arts programs in addition to rigorous academics. To learn more about Junipero Serra High School, visit www.serrahs.com.
Aragon High School.
Aragon High School in San Mateo is one of the leading San Francisco Bay Area high schools and is well regarded for offering music, drama and science programs, including the Aragon Robotics Team and Aragon band, orchestra and choir, which took part in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics festival. Aragon students compete in the Peninsula Athletics League (PAL) in a wide array of sports, including Football, Cross Country, Tennis and Golf. To learn more about Aragon High School academics and athletics, visit aragon.schoolloop.com.
Hillsdale High School.
Hillsdale High School has been an example of learning reform since 2003, when it was provided a $500,000 grant from the Small Learning Community (SLC) in 2003, and later given $1.1 million in 2007. Using an innovative model of core academic teachers, Hillsdale High School has become a national model for 9th-12th grade education. To learn more information about Hillsdale High School, visit www.hillsdalehigh.com.
Hotel Near Stanford University.
Discover the perfect place for visiting students and attending events at Stanford University and San Mateo area schools at the Crowne Plaza in Foster City, California. Just 9 miles from San Francisco International Airport, the Crowne Plaza offers San Mateo's leading events venue, upscale accommodations and a host of contemporary lifestyle amenities to keep you comfortable and relaxed. As our guest in Foster City, California, enjoy gourmet hotel dining, indoor swimming pool & whirlpool spa tub, courtesy shuttle service to San Francisco International Airport and free high-speed wireless Internet service.