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San Domenico School
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  • Private, Boarding
  • SAN ANSELMO, CA

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 6
Application Fee
$100
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$57,600
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$74,920
Received Financial Aid
72%
Average Financial Aid
$34,800
From San Domenico School

Founded in 1850, San Domenico is California's oldest independent school. Set on a 515 acre campus just north of San Francisco, at SD you will find an innovative program for students K-12, with day and boarding options in the high school. Anchored by our core values of study, reflection, community, and service, San Domenico offers an exceptional college preparatory education where values and academics join together, creating more than just great students. We are redefining the metrics of achievement, graduating inspired young leaders equipped to create a better world.

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San Domenico School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1340
135 responses
Average ACT
30
30 responses

Virtuoso Program

San Domenico is the only upper school in the nation that offers an integrated and intensive music program, combined with college preparatory academics, that prepares students for careers in music. The Virtuoso Program has been thoughtfully designed to address the diverse and specialized needs of young artists who want to devote significant time to their music, without abandoning other interests.

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 70 responses
  • Student - teacher relationships
    16%
  • SD Spartan and Athenian Spirit Teams
    14%
  • Athletics coaches
    13%
  • Diverse and inclusive approach to spirituality
    13%
  • High School and Middle School Musicals
    13%
  • Open Garden Day
    10%
  • Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive
    4%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
20%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
China, Taiwan, Province of China, Viet Nam, Brazil, Czech Republic
International Boarding Students
66%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
680
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 20 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
74%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 23 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 23 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 23 responses

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