Welcome to Priory!

Welcome to the Priory and thank you for visiting our website. We know that looking for the right school can be challenging at times. Our goal is to give you the information you need to help make your search as smooth as possible.
Please look around on our website to get a sense of what Priory is all about. If you're interested in learning more about our boarding program, read more on our Boarding page, and if you live overseas, please visit our International Applicant page.
Visit the other pages in the Admissions section to learn how to set up a visit to our campus, begin an application, or learn more about tuition and financial aid
Finally, below, you will find links to the electronic versions of our brochures. 

We look forward to meeting you, and please let us know if you have any questions!

Matt Lai
Director of Admissions & Financial Aid

Meet the Admissions Team

List of 3 members.

  • Matt Lai 

    Director of Admissions & Financial Aid, Cross Country/Track & Field Coach
    (650) 851-6158
  • Cherie Baylis 

    Associate Director of Admissions
    (650) 851-6124
  • Buck Matthews 

    Assistant Director of Admissions, Basketball/Flag Football/Tennis Coach
    (650) 851-8223

Priory at a Glance

  • Grades 6-12, 375 students
  • 13 Students in the average class
  • 7:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
  • 80% of Faculty have advanced degrees
  • 53% of students identify as students of color
  • 31% of students identify as Catholic
  • 20% of upper school students are Boarding Students
  • 20% of students receive Financial Aid

Statement on Non-Discrimination Regarding School Policies and Procedures

Woodside Priory School admits students of any race, color, religion, gender or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The Priory does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies and requirements, admissions and financial aid programs, or athletic and student life activities on the basis of any characteristic protected by law.

Woodside Priory School