Children's Day School

333 Dolores Street
San Francisco, CA 94110-0941
Tel: (415)861-5432
Grades: PK-8 | 441 students
Children's Day School recognizes that every child is born with unique gifts.
Our mission is to develop each student's genius by providing an inspiring environment where challenging academics are inseparable from social, artistic, and physical experiences, and where children of all backgrounds feel safe to be themselves, become avid learners, and strive to make a difference in the lives of others.
Our educational program encourages curiosity, exploration, cooperation, risk-taking and a love of learning.
It is integrated across academic disciplines and incorporates a project-based approach in which our students develop academic skills through inquiry and collaboration.
Our students develop a sense of caring for self, for others, for the community and for the world as they become creative thinkers, skilled mathematicians, accomplished artists, strong writers and rigorous researchers.
They graduate confident in their strengths, unafraid to struggle and prepared for the challenges and opportunities that await them.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 441 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
49%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Children's Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15 / Jan. 6 / rolling
Tuition Notes Siding scale tuition range for 2015-2016: $2,180–$28,180.
% on Financial Aid
31%
Average Financial Aid Grant $17,916
Acceptance Rate
47%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Diane Larrabee
Admissions Associate Amanda Richard

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Indoor SoccerVolleyball,
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