Crystal Springs Uplands School

400 Uplands Drive,
Burlingame, 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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 348 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 52%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Crystal Springs Uplands School Students 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
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 16
Yearly Tuition Cost $37,485
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $24,000
Admissions Director Aaron Whitmore
Admissions Associate Reese Willis

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Martha Williams School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tulane Montessori Children's House (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pacific Rim International School (1.6 miles away)
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  • San Mateo Tulane Montessori Children's House
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    315 Tulane Rd
    San Mateo , CA , 94402
    (650)342-0447
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.2  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • San Mateo
    St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School
    (Episcopal)
    16 Baldwin Ave
    San Mateo , CA , 94401
    (650)342-5436
    (Episcopal)
    0.7  mi  |  230  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • San Mateo
    St. Matthew Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    910 S El Camino Real
    San Mateo , CA , 94402
    (415)343-1373
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  606  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • San Mateo
    Martha Williams School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    15 N Ellsworth Ave # 201
    San Mateo , CA , 94401
    (650)477-1501
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.9  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • San Mateo
    Centennial Montessori School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    27 10th Ave
    San Mateo , CA , 94401
    (650)340-1230
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  K

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