Sacramento Country Day School

Founded in 1964, Sacramento Country Day School is an independent, college-preparatory, day school in grades pre-kindergarten through 12.
Children at every grade level are directed toward the skills and information which, when the time is right, will enable them to be admissible to excellent colleges and universities across the country.
Students with an eagerness and readiness to learn in a curriculum-challenging environment will thrive at Country Day School.
The mission of Sacramento Country Day School is to provide a traditional, college preparatory education to students from a variety of backgrounds who possess both strong academic potential and respect for others, and to develop in them the qualities of self-confidence, creativity, integrity, and responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 495 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Sacramento Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP European History, AP French Language & Culture, AP Latin, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language & Culture, AP Studio Art, AP US History
Average SAT score 1959
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,000
Tuition Notes Tuition range: $18,600-$27,700
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lonna Bloedau
Admissions Associate Dana Vargo


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Founded in 1964, Sacramento Country Day School is an independent, co-educational, college-preparatory, day school serving students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.
  • Country Day High School students have the highest SAT average in the Sacramento area.
  • Resource teachers in language arts, physical education, art, music, computers, photography, and more.
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