San Francisco Day School

Tel: (415)931-2422
  • San Francisco Day School educates, nurtures and inspires girls and boys of diverse backgrounds to achieve their highest academic and creative potential, to embrace ethical values and to become active contributors to their communities.
  • Students acquire the skills of life-long learners, well equipped for the world beyond the Day School.
  • They have command of the essential skills of reading, writing, speaking, computing and problem solving.
  • Teachers foster an active and comfortable learning environment in their classrooms.
  • They teach students to think deeply, evaluate and synthesize information, communicate their ideas effectively, and develop their creativity within a rich and varied curriculum.
  • Faculty develop innovative approaches to curriculum, based upon current educational research, best practices, and knowledge of state and national standards.
  • Students are encouraged to make judgments based on ethical principles that honor the values of equity and justice; they learn the importance of kindness, caring, and support toward and for one another.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students407 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSan Francisco Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
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