Sacramento Country Day School

2636 Latham Drive,
Sacramento, CA, 95864-0958
Tel: (916)481-8811
Grades: PK - 12 | 482 students
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 Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 482 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Sacramento Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 48%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1836
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,000
% on Financial Aid 15%
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lonna Bloedau
Admissions Associate Dana Vargo

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
GolfLacrosse,
SnowboardingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

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.

    Profile last updated: 09/03/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Atkinson Youth Services School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shalom School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Michael's Episcopal Day (3.4 miles away)
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