El Camino Hospital is a non-profit community hospital. The hospital is located on Grant Road in Mountain View, and serves Los Altos Hills residents as well as those living in surrounding communities. El Camino Hospital is governed by a five member Board of Directors whose members are publicly-elected. As a group, these representatives oversee the assets of the El Camino Hospital District including El Camino Hospital, El Camino Hospital Foundation and MidPeninsula Homecare and Hospice.
Residents of Los Altos Hills are served by more than 1 public school district. Students from the southern part of Town attend schools in the Los Altos School District (K-8) and Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District (9-12), and those in the northern section attend Palo Alto Unified School District (K-12) schools. These districts are governed by publicly-elected boards. Residents from Los Altos Hills may also enroll in the Bullis Charter School (K-8), where preference is given to LASD residents. The Gardner Bullis Elementary School, an LAH K-6 neighborhood school re-opened in the Fall 2008 and is available to all residents of Los Altos Hills. The LASD and PAUSD school boards have created an Inter-District Transfer (IDT) process that gives PAUSD residents of LAH a predictable, enduring access to the Gardner Bullis School. IDT request forms to Gardner Bullis are available at LAH Town Hall or by downloading online. Numerous private schools are also available in the immediate area.
Further information on Gardner Bullis School
Foothill-DeAnza Community College District operates Foothill College, whose campus is located in Los Altos Hills.
The Town is part of the Santa Clara County Library system and is most closely served by 2 libraries located in Los Altos. The Los Altos Main Library is one of the most heavily used in California. A 7-member Library Commission consists of 2 members from Los Altos Hills and 5 from the City of Los Altos.
511 is a free phone helpline operated by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). This service gives real-time updates on driving times, traffic conditions, Bart, and other information to get around the Bay Area via a state-of-the-art speech recognition system that allows you to find what you need fast without pressing a button. For additional helpful information, visit the 511 website.