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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 94-2848246.

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Our District Schools

Go to the District website for information about our schools:
MVLA District Website
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Best High School US News Gold 2013 CA Dept of Education Gold Ribbon Schools

MVLA Foundation Phonathon

Dear Phonathon Volunteers,

We would like to thank all of you for the amazing job at the Phonathon on September 25 and 26! We had a total of 125 callers from both nights.

Over 1,800 individuals were contacted, 1316 follow-up mailers were processed, hundreds of voice mails were left and emails sent. Best of all, $223K in donations and pledges were received.

We really appreciate all you did to juggle carpools, business meetings, work and family responsibilities just to make yourself available. You did a fantastic job making calls and passionately sharing the benefits of MVLA Foundation-funded programs and services for our students. Also, special thanks go to the back office volunteers who patiently sorted call sheets and stuffed envelopes and to Susan Sims at Alain Pinel for hosting us. You all worked as a well-oiled machine.

For those of you who are receiving responses from your phone messages and emails, please direct then to info@mvlafoundation.org. You can also call 650.940.4670.

Thanks again for helping us achieve our Phonathon goal – and for making a big difference in our schools!

With appreciation,
Rebecca Lowell, MVLA Phonathon Chair
The MVLA High School Foundation Board

Thank you to Alain Pinel for hosting our Phonathon!


Annual Report for 2017-18

We’d like to share our 2017-18 MVLA Foundation’s Annual Report with you.  It’s new, and it’s online!

Take a look at the latest programs, and check out the long list of high school families, alumni families and community members who support local education.  Thanks to everyone who chipped in to make this a successful year for our students!

MVHS Instrumental Music

receives Innovative Learning Grant

Read an interview with Jason Kneebone, MVHS Instrumental Music Director to learn more about the project.

Listen to MVHS Chamber Orchestra’s world premiere performance of “Irish Junkyard Jam” for 3D-printed string quartet and orchestra.

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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