Esther B. Clark Schools

Jody Miller with studentEsther B. Clark School is a therapeutic day school for kids in K-10 who are struggling emotionally or behaviorally disturbed. There are two locations: Palo Alto and San Jose.

About EBC Schools

Esther B. Clark Schools provide transformative education in a caring, therapeutic day school setting where children with emotional and behavioral challenges re-engage in learning and develop the positive behaviors necessary to transition back to a more traditional school setting. It’s one of the most successful programs of its kind. We believe in the promise and potential of every child, teen and young adult. Learn more about our program.

What type of student will derive educational benefit from three years at Esther B. Clark School?
Read our Profile of an Esther B. Clark School Student.



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Returning Safely to School

EBC Schools are ensuring that students have the opportunity to return to learning in the safest possible school campus environment. We aim to keep students and staff safe by working to minimize the potential risk of exposure to viruses through implementation of proven strategies that reduce the spread of infection.

COVID-19 Safety Policy

COVID Preparedness Plans & Guidance Checklists

PDFCOVID School Preparedness Plan – Palo Alto Campus

PDFCOVID Guidance Checklist – Palo Alto Campus


COVID School Preparedness Plan – South Bay Campus

PDFCOVID Guidance Checklist – South Bay Campus

School Calendar

PDFEBC School Calendar 2020-2021 – Palo Alto Campus

PDFEBC School Calendar 2020-2021 – Palo Alto Campus – Spanish


EBC School Calendar 2020-2021 – South Bay Campus

PDFEBC School Calendar 2020-2021 – South Bay Campus – Spanish


Esther B. Clark School campuses are located in Palo Alto and San Jose.

EBC School Palo Alto
650 Clark Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304
EBC School South Bay
2280 Kenwood Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128

Live tours of our EBC campus will resume in September 2021. In the meantime, check out the virtual tour below. 

Virtual Campus Tour

School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

PDFPalo Alto Campus SARC 2019-2020 (PDF)

PDFSouth Bay Campus SARC 2019-2020 (PDF)