Crystal Springs

400 Uplands Drive
Hillsborough, CA 94010-0940
Tel: (650)342-4175
Grades: 6-12 | 348 students
At Crystal Springs Uplands School we believe that students learn best in an environment that promotes learning in diverse ways about a complex world; stimulates intellectual and creative development; nurtures the individual within a community of mutual trust, caring, and respect; and balances academic and extracurricular interests and accomplishments.
We encourage critical thinking and intellectual risk-taking; responsibility for one's ideas and actions; personal integrity, ethical awareness, and multicultural understanding; individual leadership and cooperative interaction; and respect for one's self and for the views of other.
We endeavor to equip students with a spirit of inquiry; a respect for human potential; a sense of responsibility for the environment and to the global community; and a feeling of joy in lifelong learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 348 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Crystal Springs Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average SAT score 2153
Average ACT score 33
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 16
Yearly Tuition Cost $37,485
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $24,000
Admissions Director Aaron Whitmore
Admissions Associate Reese Willis


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBadmintonBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
TennisTrack and Field,
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