The Nueva School
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|The Nueva School|
|Hillsborough & San Mateo, CA
|Head of School||Diane Rosenberg|
47 full-time, 23 part-time
|Average class size||16-18|
|Student to teacher ratio||7:1|
|Campus||33 acres (130,000 m2)|
|Athletics||Soccer, Flag football, Volleyball, Cross-Country, Basketball, Baseball, Squash, Tennis, Softball, Track and Field|
|Mascot||The Nueva Wave|
The school was originally located in Menlo Park, California but now is located on the site of the former W. H. Crocker Skyfarm mansion, which was purchased and donated to the school by the late W. Clement Stone. The school moved to the mansion in 1971.
The remodeled mansion houses the lower school, grades pre-K to 4, and classes for grades 5 to 8 are located in modern buildings elsewhere on the main campus. Other campus buildings include a gymnasium/performance space, science labs, a library, a cafe, and a research and design space known as the "iLab" (abbreviated form of Innovation Lab). The Nueva School's upper field includes a track and two soccer goals, as well as a scoreboard that was installed in 2013.
A high school was established in 2013 and a new campus was built as part of the Bay Meadows development in San Mateo, opening in August 2014. The inaugural ninth grade class was housed at the College of San Mateo.
The school's music program was designed, in part, by Sir Yehudi Menuhin working with Dr. Genevieve Fitzmaurice. The school's mathematics program owes much of its approach to the vision of Mary Laycock. The school's Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum was developed in large part by Janice Toben.