• Friendship

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

  • Reflection

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

  • 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.

  • Curiosity

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

Welcome to the San Francisco Day School Sandbox!

December 01, 2014

Giving Thanks at SFDS

Every Thanksgiving, members of our community gather to prepare and distribute home-cooked meals to... Read more
November 21, 2014

6th Grade Greek Night

Every year, our sixth grade students transport our community back to ancient civilization in Greece... Read more


  • School Is Open on Friday

    December 11, 2014
    SFDS will re-open and return to its usual schedule on Friday, December 12th.  read more
  • One Book/One School at SFDS

    December 02, 2014
    SFDS Parent Ed and the Parent Group on Diversity bring you One Book, One School featuring the bestselling novel Americanah by... read more