Who We Are

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School Foundation invests in a learning environment that empowers all students to thrive and succeed. Donations are tax deductible, as we are a nonprofit public benefit 501(c)3 corporation — Tax ID number 94-2848-246.

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2017 Back-to-school Video
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– Class Size Reduction
– College & Career Centers
– Learning in the Cloud
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Our District Schools

Go to the District website for information about our schools:
MVLA District Website
MVLA District Brochure
MVLA College Map 2017 Graduates

Best High School US News Gold 2013 CA Dept of Education Gold Ribbon Schools

Stand UP for Public Schools Day

$26,263 donated + $20,000 Google matching = $46,263 for Chromebooks

Thank you to those who participated in our 24-hour fundraising event on May 9th.  And special thanks to Google for doubling the impact!  To learn more about the value of Chromebooks in the classroom, watch our video about how MVLA students are “Learning in the Cloud“.

2017-18 Goal Reached

Thanks to the foundation’s Family of Supporters for helping to reach our goal of $1,704,000 to fully fund this school year’s initiatives which benefit all students.  Together, we achieved a record in both fundraising AND participation making our students the ultimate winners!

Foundation President receives PTA Council Honorary Service Award

Alan Cyron, MVLA Foundation’s President, was honored at the LAMV PTA Council Annual Luncheon on May 14th for his service to local youth through his volunteer activities on the MVLA High School Foundation board, MVLA High School District’s 2010 Measure A Bond Oversight Committee Member and Chair, Los Altos Educational Foundation (LAEF) board member and CFO, Citizens Advisory Committee for Finance (CACF) and Committee Chair for Boy Scout Troop 33 in Los Altos.

Marilyn Stanley, who presented the Honorary Service Awards, said “Perhaps one of Alan’s biggest impacts on the community is in raising funds for the local schools. Both LAEF and MVLA education foundations reached record fundraising goals during Alan’s tenure, which is no coincidence. In each of these volunteer community positions, Alan brings leadership, compassion, wisdom and a sense of humor. He also brings the ability to raise or address tough issues when necessary, and to inspire those around him with his insight and knowledge.”

MVLA Superintendent Jeff Harding added “Alan is a steadfast advocate for our students. His strong leadership skills bring people together to work toward a common goal. We need more leaders like Alan Cyron in our schools!”

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What People Say About the Foundation…

“As a result of the foundation’s investment in the College and Career Centers, more of our students are gaining admission into their first choice colleges.”

– Dr. Jeff Harding, MVLA Superintendent

“The Foundation has allowed our high schools to maintain the best possible learning environment for all of our students… We would not be the schools that we are today without the support of the MVLA Foundation.”

– Wynne Satterwhite, LAHS Principal

“On Naviance I could see what GPAs and test scores it took to get into to each college, and I created a list of schools realistic for me.”

– MVLA High School Foundation Student

“Smaller classe sizes enable teachers to spend more time with each student and better cater to multiple learning styles. We can build personal rapport and help our 9th grade students as they mature and adapt to the demands of high school.”

– MVLA High School District Teacher

“The Tutorial Center has really been my daughter’s lifeline in honors and AP chem. Thanks!”

– MVLA High School District Parent