Does Menlo Park have too many administrators?

  • Menlo Park City School District spends less money per student on administrators than any of its high-achieving, K-8 peer districts. Based on 2019-20 data, the most recent data publicly available on EdData, MPCSD once again gets excellent value for the money it spends.



    Administration Costs

    Per Student





    Las Lomitas


    Portola Valley





    “Administrators” in MPCSD include all certificated and classified managers, all of whom lead vital work within the organization. Menlo Park City School District is not unique in the number and type of positions for a district its size with schools our size.



    Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent(s), Director/Coordinators, Principals, Assistant Principals


    Chief Business Officer, Human Resources Manager, Director of Maintenance, Operations & Transportation