Welcome to SD
Hello Students, Parents, and Guardians,
I am pleased to share more about San Domenico, where you will experience not only exceptional, college preparatory academics, but also, a sense of purpose. Our students work with an outstanding faculty who are committed to providing student-centered, meaningful learning experiences. We encourage big questions, inquiry, healthy debate, and thought-provoking conversations, all within an academically challenging program.
At SD, our program includes opportunity for athletic, creative, spiritual, and academic endeavor with championship-winning sports teams, world-renowned arts, Advanced Placement, Honors, and college preparatory classes. With a 94% pass rate on Advanced Placement courses and 80% of our graduates matriculating to a top 50 U.S. college or university, San Domenico is a go-to independent school for the Bay Area and international families. Our curriculum simultaneously emphasizes reflection, wellness, resilience, and continuous growth so that we can better inspire and equip students for excellence in school and in life.
In keeping with our core values of study, reflection, community and service, we encourage students to examine the interconnectedness between academic subjects and systems of knowledge to guide them in imagining and building more purposeful lives and a better world.
A San Domenico education is a liberating experience as it opens doorways to new worlds, new perspectives, and endless possibilities. Our graduates live fuller, more purposeful, and meaningful lives. I look forward to meeting you soon!
Director of Upper School
Assistant Head for Academics
Upper School Students and Faculty
San Domenico's high school has approximately 320 students. 36% of our community identify as students of color. 40% of students receive financial aid. The class size averages 80 students per grade level. Student: faculty ratio averages 15.
We have 97 full and part-time faculty members, many of whom hold advanced degrees. Learn more about our amazing Upper School faculty!
From their freshman through senior year, our students are immersed in a rigorous and relevant academic program that promotes and instills an authentic love of learning. We appreciate our students both for who they are and who they will become, while challenging them to further develop as learners. San Domenico provides a vibrant learning environment that fosters each student’s personal and intellectual growth.
The best way to get to know San Domenico is to come for a visit. We hope to see you on campus soon!
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Recent Student Achievements
2019 - SD Robotics Team Wins Four out of Six Bouts in FTC Rover Ruckus
2019 - Marin Conservation League Honors SD Students for Environmental Leadership
2019 - SD Junior Receives Heart of Marin Award for Youth Volunteer of the Year
2019 - Gold Prize - Newport Beach Film Festival
2018 - Men's Varsity Baseball Wins BCL Central Championship
2018 - Men's Varsity Basketball Wins BCL Central Championship
2017 - KQED Radio Feature
2016 - First Place - Clyde Childress Award
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SD Upper School Facts