The Nueva School is a three-time winner of the US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award, winner of the American Institute of Architects Award for School Design and Sustainability, recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program, appointed an Ashoka Changemaker School, a co-founder of the Common Ground Speaker Series, sponsor of the Innovative Learning Conference, and was highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times best-selling author Thomas Friedman in his book That Used to Be Us in the chapter “Average Is Over.”
[The Nueva School] for gifted students is one of the most progressive in California, tailoring its curriculum to the individual needs of students."
– The Mercury News, 2014
Deruy, Emily. November 2018. Bay Area students take top 3 spots in national science competition
Foster, Christine. September 2018.
Radical Collaboration: How a design thinker inspired a community to save her life.
Sciacca, Annie. September 2018. Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list
Fancher, Lou. August 2018.
Edible Lessons: How students learn to play an active role in creating healthy school lunches.
Kinney, Aaron. October 2014. San Mateo: The Nueva School debuts Bay Meadows Campus
Leuty, Ron. August 2012. Nueva to build $70M high school at Bay Meadows
The Mercury Newsroom. May 2008. Eco-friendly Hillsborough school honored