At-A-Glance

 

At-A-Glance

 
 
 Sophomore Chemistry

Sophomore Chemistry

d.tech High School

  • Free California public charter high school founded in 2014

  • Six year accreditation: Western Association of Schools and College

  • Enrollment is capped at 550 students, and is by lottery.

  • Values: trust, compassion, personalization, creative confidence. We believe that the world can be a better place, and our students can be the ones to make it happen.

  • Signature programs: Design Lab, Explorations & Internships

  • Competency-based Learning - Mastery model of grading.

  • Enrolling approx. 150 freshmen in 2019

  • Accepting applications to grades 9 - 10 from January 8 - February 28, 2019 for the March 7, 2019 lottery.

  • Location - 275 Redwood Shores, Redwood City, CA 94065

  • Strong Advisory Program 1:18

  • Faculty/student ratios 1:1/1:35 depending on activity

  • Academic Counselors & College Programs

  • Graduating seniors accepted to all nine UCs.


Student Life

  • Meet or exceed A-G UC ratified academics

  • Methods are socratic/small groups/individual study

  • 2018-2019 Weekly Schedule

  • Personalized schedule on Thursdays

  • 1:1 chromebooks provided

  • Varsity Sports

  • Approx. 30 student-run clubs from Hip Hop to First Robotics, Music, LGBT, Art, Mosaic, Leadership, Community Service and more

  • Parties/Spirit Days

  • Hot lunch program with School Foodies.

  • 50% arrive by train to Belmont. Others bike, walk, roll, carpool.

 Girls Varsity volleyball is one of many competing athletics teams, along with soccer, basketball, baseball, cross country and swimming. Students have a process to found a new team.  For more on current athletics.

Girls Varsity volleyball is one of many competing athletics teams, along with soccer, basketball, baseball, cross country and swimming. Students have a process to found a new team. For more on current athletics.


Year 3 Demographics

  • d.tech is a free public charter high school that values diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, physical ability, family structure and religion.

  • The majority of enrolling students come from the San Mateo and Sequoia Union High School Districts due to a lottery priority for residents of those areas. Please see the Registration tab from December 2018 for confirmed Lottery Priorities for 2018-19.

  • Racial/ethnic identification

  • All current California residents are eligible to apply