Tree lined streets and a small village atmosphere characterize Los Altos. It is located in the heart of world famous Silicon Valley, just 40 miles south of San Francisco. Fine homes abound, make Los Altos a choice residential location for Silicon Valley and San Francisco business leaders. Los Altos is also home to many small businesses. There are many things that make living in Los Altos fabulous; great schools, friendly neighbors, great downtown, and good weather.

Primary and middle school students attend schools in the Los Altos School District, the Cupertino Union School District, or Bullis Charter School (K-8). The Los Altos School District has one of the highest average API scores in California. Local residents generally attend high school in one of two public school districts: Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, or Fremont Union High School District.

Los Altos is also served by highly regarded private and religious schools. St. Nicholas School, St. Simon School, Miramonte Elementary School (JrK-8th), Canterbury Christian School (K-6th), the Lower and Middle Campuses (K-6th) of Pinewood School, and The School for Independent Learners are located within city limits. Others nearby include St. Francis High School (Mountain View), Mountain View Academy, and The King’s Academy (Sunnyvale). Other schools farther away with students from Los Altos include Mitty High School, Woodside Priory School, Castilleja School, and Bellarmine College Preparatory, among others. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SCHOOLS.