San Francisco Day School

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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

San Francisco Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
405 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
San Francisco Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are San Francisco Day School often compared to?
San Francisco Day Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Presidio Hill School, Live Oak School, San Francisco Waldorf School by visitors of our site.
What is San Francisco Day School's ranking?
San Francisco Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for San Francisco Day School?
The application deadline for San Francisco Day School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is San Francisco Day School located?
San Francisco Day School is located in the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco, CA. There are 2 other private schools located in Western Addition.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
School Closed (Juneteenth)
June 19, 2024 (Wednesday)
School Closed (Independence Day)
July 04, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $24,471 for elementary schools and $35,128 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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