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SD At A Glance

San Domenico Lower SchoolSan Domenico Middle SchoolSan Domenico Upper School

Our School

  • Founded in 1850 as California's first independent school, enrolling students of all backgrounds and faith traditions
  • Coed
  • Grades K-12 day school
  • Grades 9-12 regional domestic and international boarding program options
  • 20 nights of boarding for even day school students in grades 9-12
  • $12.6M - endowment
  • 36% students of color
  • 40% of students receive financial aid
  • 1316 - combined SAT average of 1316 (out of 1600 total)
  • 29 - average ACT score
  • 80% of faculty hold advanced degrees
  • 97 faculty members
  • 1:1 iPad Program in Grades 3-12
  • Head of School: Cecily Stock '77, M.A., J.D.
  • Athletics Mascot: Panther
  • 53 athletics teams
  • 6:1 average student to faculty ratio grades K-5
  • 9:1 average student to faculty ratio grades 6-8
  • 8:1 average student to faculty ratio grades 9-12
  • 100% - staff and faculty participation in San Domenico Annual Fund
  • 100% - Board of Trustees participation in San Domenico Annual Fund
  • Over the last 5 years, the San Domenico Food Drive has helped us provide 55,265 meals to our neighbors in need
  • 54,107 food items collected in the annual 2018 Thanksgiving Food Drive
  • 80% of San Domenico faculty hold advanced degrees
  • 20 nights of boarding for even day school students in grades 9-12
  • 8 captivating theatre productions each year
  • SD students contribute over 6,200 service learning hours annually

Students

  • 668 Students
    • Lower: 149
    • Middle: 211
    • Upper: 308
      • Day: 184
      • Boarding: 124

College Acceptances

  • 80% of our students were accepted at a top 50 nationally ranked University or Liberal Arts College
  • More than $8M in scholarship money was awarded to the Class of 2017
  • 100% - number of graduates who go on to attend four-year universities
  • SD students matriculate to prestigious "name brand" universities such as UC Berkeley, NYU, Duke, Tufts, and Stanford as well as small, private colleges that are a best-fit for individual growth and success.

Campus

  • 515 acres in San Anselmo, CA, just north of San Francisco
    One-acre organic garden, kitchen, and outdoor classroom
  • 2,358 solar panels, the largest school installation in the area
  • Music Conservatory:
    • 30 Rehearsal studios
    • 300-seat Concert hall
    • 25 professional Music Faculty
  • 3D Lab maker's facility
  • Athletics facilities:
    • Gymnasium with Fitness Center
    • Swimming Pool
    • Six Tennis Courts
    • Equestrian Arena
    • Mountain Biking Trails
  • Digital Arts Classroom
  • Visual Arts Center
  • Closest coed boarding school to San Francisco
  • Buses throughout San Francisco, the East Bay, and Marin

Accreditation & Membership

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