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Portrait of a Graduate

"Through study, reflection, community, and service; through big questions, healthy debate, and thought-provoking conversations, San Domenico students graduate as confident scholars of the world, able to identify their purpose, and passion, thereby meeting and exceeding the academic competencies required for success in college and beyond." - Kate Reeser, Director of Upper School

A graduate of San Domenico School will have cultivated and demonstrated the following qualities:

Effective Communicator

  • Graduates will be effective communicators, knowing how to use a range of mediums - from spoken word to digital platforms - to convey ideas and stories with clarity and insight.

Global and Community Change Agent

  • Graduates will be Global Citizens rooted in local cultures and environments. They will have an ethical framework which will guide a sustainable life and a pursuit of service.

Inclusive Collaborator

  • Graduates will work effectively with and actively seek out the perspective of peers and adults from diverse backgrounds and viewpoints, working together with empathy, sensitivity, and compassion.

Creative and Critical Thinker

  • Graduates will have command of interdisciplinary knowledge and be able to effectively analyze information, evaluate sources, and reconcile conflicting perspectives, affording them the skills to think and create in original ways.

Strong Sense of Meaning & Purpose

  • Graduates will be able to identify goals that are meaningful to the self and consequential to the world.

Emotional Intelligence and Wellness

  • Graduates will demonstrate emotional intelligence with the ability to identify and manage their emotions, develop healthy interpersonal relationships, and demonstrate a conscious, self-directed and evolving experience of physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being.

THE CONNECTOR

Kwan L

Kwan L. ‘19, Boarding Student from Thailand; Matriculated to UC Berkeley

Head Prefect, Dance Ensemble, Dance Department Award, National Honor Society President, Volleyball Team, Cum Laude recipient

Courses Taken

Issues in American Democracy
Existential Literature
Ethics in Science and Medicine
AP Macroeconomics
AP Microeconomics
AP Biology
Eng. 12: Human Condition
AP Calculus AB
AP English
Chemistry Honors
Social Justice
AP Psychology
AP US History
Precalculus Honors
Europe and the Modern World
Biology
Algebra 2 Honors
English 10
Sacred Texts
Art 2
Dance Ensemble
Ballet
Global Studies
Geometry
Health
English 9
Film 1
Dance 1
Conceptual Physics

THE ENGINEER

Ray Q

Ray Q. ‘19

Boarding Student from China; Matriculated to UC San Diego

Prefect, Basketball Team, Track Team, Veritas Award recipient

Courses Taken

AP Computer Science Principles
AP Macroeconomics
AP Microeconomics
AP Physics
AP Statistics
Ceramics
Eng. 12: Human Condition
Multivariable Calculus
Spanish 3
AP Biology
AP Calculus BC
AP Chemistry
AP English
Social Justice
Spanish 2
US History
Biology
Chemistry Honors
English 10
Europe and the Modern World
Precalculus Honors
Sacred Texts
Spanish 1
Algebra 2 Honors
Conceptual Physics
Dance 1
ESL 1
Health
Global Studies
ELL Literature and Composition
Theatre 1

THE RESEARCHER

Katie M

Katie M. ’19

Boarding student from Sacramento, CA; Matriculated to Amherst

Prefect, Soccer Team

Courses Taken

AP Environmental Science
AP Psychology
AP Statistics
Film 2
Eng. 12: Creative Writing
Eng. 12: Mystery and Crime
Human Biology
Wisdom of Chaos
AP Calculus AB
AP US History
Chemistry Honors
English 11
Hip Hop
Social Justice
Spanish 3
Biology
Art 2
English 10
Europe and the Modern World
Precalculus Honors
Sacred Texts
Spanish 2
ALgebra 2 Honors
Conceptual Physics
Dance 1
English 9
Health
Global Studies
Spanish 1
Art 1

THE DOCTOR

Frank D

Frank D. ’19, from China; Matriculated to UCLA

Prefect, San Domenico Singers

Courses Taken

AP Biology
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Macroeconomics
AP Microeconomics
AP English
AP Statistics
Eng. 12: Ethics of Community
Multivariable Calculus
AP Calculus BC
AP Chemistry
AP Physics
English 11
Social Justice
US History
Biology
Chemistry Honors
English 10
Europe and the Modern World
Photography
Precalculus Honors
Sacred texts
ALgebra 2 Honors
Conceptual Physics
ESL 1
Health
Global Studies
ESL Literature and Composition
Theatre 1
Art 1

THE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE

Thomas K

Thomas K. ’19,  from California; Matriculated to UC Berkeley

Panther of the Year Award, Scholar Athlete of the Year, Track Team, Cross Country Team

Courses Taken

AP Calculus BC
AP Chemistry
AP Macroeconomics
AP Microeconomics
AP Physics
AP Statistics
Eng. 12: Human Condition
Wisdom of Chaos
AP English
AP US History
Chemistry Honors
Precalculus Honors
Social Justice
Spanish 3
Algebra 2 Honors
Biology
English 10
Europe and the Modern World
Sacred Texts
Spanish 2
Theatre 2
Conceptual Physics
Dance 1
English 9
Health
Geometry
Global Studies
Spanish 1
Theatre 1

THE ARTIST

Josie G

Josie G. ’19

Day Student from San Anselmo, California; Matriculated to Cornish College of the Arts

Theatre, Musical Theatre, Swim Team

Courses Taken

American Sign Language classes at COM
Issues in American Democracy
AP Psychology
Eng. 12: Human Condition
Intro. to Statistics
Theatre Honors
Wisdom of Chaos
Algebra 2
AP English
Chemistry
Social Justice
Theatre 4
US History
Biology
English 10
Europe and the Modern World
Geometry
Sacred Texts
Spanish 2
There 2
Algebra 1
Conceptual Physics
Dance 1
English 9
Health
Global Studies
Spanish 1
Theatre 1

THE FILMMAKER

Aidan K

Aidan K. ‘19

Day student from Fairfax, California; Matriculated to USC

Student Body President, PEWR Department Award, St. Rose of Lima recipient, Film (winner of myriad Film Festivals across the country), Tennis Team

Courses Taken

Issues in American Democracy
AP Psychology
Film Independent Study
Eng. 12: Human Condition
Intro. to Statistics
Wisdom of Chaos
AP English
AP Spanish
Chemistry Honors
Film 3
Precalculus
Social Jusice
US History
ALgebra 2 Honors
Biology
Film 2
English 10
Europe and the Modern World
Sacred Texts
Spanish 4
Conceptual Physics
Film 1
English 9
Health
Geometry
Global Studies
Spanish 3
Theatre 1