Sacramento Country Day School

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Sacramento Country Day School Photo #1 - Project-based learning and experiential education are hallmarks of Sacramento Country Day School's engaging, student-centered curriculum.
Sacramento Country Day School Photo #2 - Sacramento Country Day School provides a school environment that recognizes our differences as strengths and provides a diverse, inclusive and supportive community.
Sacramento Country Day School Photo #3 - Sacramento Country Day School students share laughter and make life-long friendships while learning to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately - in and out of the classroom.
Sacramento Country Day School Photo #4 - Sacramento Country Day School'ss Arts Program is an essential part of the day-to-day life of our students across the three divisions of our school.
Sacramento Country Day School Photo #5 - With low student-teacher ratios, Sacramento Country Day School offers a highly-personalized educational experience that challenges students to innovate, and explore in a flexible academic program.
Sacramento Country Day School Photo #6 - Sacramento Country Day School students are involved in their community and the world. In 2017, our students supported the River City Food Bank with donations of more than 500 pounds of fresh produce from our campus garden.
Sacramento Country Day School Photo #7 - Physical Education is an integral part of a Sacramento Country Day School education to ensure that every child has the opportunity for maximum development in the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains.
Sacramento Country Day School Photo #8 - Sacramento Country Day School's spacious art studio enable students to develops excellent technique and an appreciation for the process of art creation. Each fall, the school also participates in a National Art Honor Society Chalk Mural event.
Sacramento Country Day School Photo #9 - Sacramento Country Day School's Reggio Emilia-inspired Pre-Kindergarten program, infused with academic skill work, gives our students a great head start for Kindergarten.
Sacramento Country Day School Photo #10 - Sacramento Country Day School's engaging, interdisciplinary learning environment embraces the use of technology to support the growth of each student and the school's overall educational goals.
  • Founded in 1964, Sacramento Country Day School is an independent, college-preparatory, day school for students in pre-kindergarten through Grade 12.
  • Country Day offers a dynamic, thoughtful curriculum that balances deep academic inquiry with ample opportunities for creative expression and the freedom to grow and develop socially and emotionally through relationship-building and play.
  • Our mission is clear and simple: Country Day inspires intellectual discovery and engages a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately.

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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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1964
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students495 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeSacramento Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
48%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses21 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score1374
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 21 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$22,000
Tuition NotesTuition range: $18,600-$27,700
% on Financial Aid
32%
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorHadley Keefe
Admissions AssociateDana Vargo

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballGolf,
LacrosseSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
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 12th grade.
  • Sacramento Country Day is an intentionally small school with low student:teacher ratios that allow our teachers to build a personalized rapport with each of their students.
  • From daily P.E. to world language instruction, from visual art education,  including art history to our literacy reenforcing library program, our instrumental and vocal music program to our enriched approach to science eduation, Sacramento Country Day offers an unparalleled, well-rounded program that yeilds exceptional results: happy, well-adjusted high school graduates who know themselves and have already uncovered some of the ways their unique strengths and abilities will assist them in positively impacting the world. 

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  • Sacramento
    Grades: PK-12 | 1137 students
    8.6 miles
    8324 Bradshaw Road
    Sacramento, CA 95829
    (916)688-0521
    8.6 PK-12
    1137
  • Sacramento
    Grades: PK-12 | 1081 students
    3.5 miles
    9470 Micron Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95827
    (916)856-5600
    3.5 PK-12
    1081
  • Sacramento
    Grades: 9-12 | 1166 students
    4.2 miles
    4315 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95820
    (916)733-3600
    4.2 9-12
    1166
  • Pebble Beach
    Grades: 9-12 | 559 students
    140.6 miles
    3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble Beach, CA 93953
    (831)625-8300
    140.6 9-12
    559
  • Sacramento
    Grades: PK-12 | 284 students
    5.2 miles
    6990 65th St
    Sacramento, CA 95823
    (916)391-3333
    5.2 PK-12
    284

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