• Curiosity

    We believe in asking questions. SFDS values inquisitive minds seeking not just facts, but mastery and understanding.

  • Friendship

    We believe in the value of laughter and joy in developing a love of learning and school life at SFDS.

  • Community

    We believe in actively engaging with the city of San Francisco, and learning from the diverse cultural experiences and history just outside our classroom doors.

  • Creativity

    We believe in an artistic mindset. SFDS teaches students how to communicate through a rich visual language.

  • Reflection

    We believe in the power of self-reflection and concentration; two essential skills in today’s complex and fast-paced world.

Welcome to the San Francisco Day School Sandbox!


  • Common Sense Media Tip of the Week

    March 04, 2015
    Common Sense MediaDid you know that San Francisco Day School is part of the "Supporter School” network of Common Sense Media?  Our partnership... read more
  • Introducing New Upper School Head, Dr. Ruth Bissell

    February 01, 2015
    Dear SFDS Community, We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ruth Bissell as our Upper School Head, effective July 1,... read more