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At Encinal, we educate, nurture and inspire all voices to contribute to a better world. 

Nosotros educamos, creamos y inspiramos todas las voces para contribuir a un mundo mejor.

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On Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 PM at T.E.R.C, 181 Encinal Ave., Atherton, representatives from the MPCSD Board of Education will conduct a Candidate Information Night for individuals who may be interested in running for the Menlo Park City School District Board of Education. The election is scheduled for November 5, 2024 and there will be two Board seats open. Read more about becoming a School Board candidate here.

Music Teacher Richard Vaughan

Following 23 years of teaching music in MPCSD, Richard Vaughan will be retiring. Alumni musicians are invited to participate in celebrating his career on Sunday, June 9, 4-6 PM - Performances and celebration outside at Bistro Vida on Santa Cruz Ave. No-host refreshments, open mic for brief roasts and toasts, and more. Alumni are invited to sit in and play with their alumni ensemble and must RSVP no later than May 20. Families and community members (not playing) or those interested in learning about SURPRISES planned, please email


Stay Informed of MPCSD's Facilities Needs

MPCSD is engaged in facilities planning and has many critical needs across all campuses. We invite the community to learn more and stay informed about how MPCSD will invest in secure campuses, seismic safety, efficient infrastructure, and modern technology over the next several years. Visit the 2024 Facilities Needs webpage for more details.

image of Encinal Oak Knoll boundary proposed shift

At its January 18, 2024 meeting, the Board approved shifting some areas in the downtown Menlo Park area from the Encinal to the Oak Knoll attendance boundary. This shift goes into effect for new families; currently enrolled students and families are not asked to move schools.


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