Children's Day School

333 Dolores Street,
San Francisco, CA, 94110-0941
     Tel: (415)861-5432
Grades: PK - 8 | 390 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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 390 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 44%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 12 / Jan. 7 / rolling
Tuition Notes We have sliding scale tuition. For 13-14, tuition ranged from .
% on Financial Aid 35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $14,573
Acceptance Rate 37%
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,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Spectrum Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Family Day Home (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is French-American Internationl School-san Francisco (0.8 miles away)
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  • San FranciscoHoly Family Day Home
    Daycare / Preschool
    299 Dolores St
    San FranciscoCA94103
    (415)861-5361
    Daycare / Preschool
    0 mi | 12 students | Gr. K-1                      
  • San FranciscoMission Dolores Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    3371 16th St
    San FranciscoCA94114
    (415)346-9500
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 224 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • San FranciscoSan Francisco Friends School
      (Friends)
    250 Valencia Street
    San FranciscoCA94103
    (415)565-0400
      (Friends)
    0.4 mi | 430 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • San FranciscoSt. Charles School
      (Roman Catholic)
    3250 18th Street
    San FranciscoCA94110
    (415)861-7652
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 259 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • San FranciscoSpectrum Center
    Special Education School
    95 Gough St
    San FranciscoCA94102
    (415)861-5806
    Special Education School
    0.7 mi | 18 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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