• Reflection

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

  • Curiosity

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

  • Community

    We believe in actively engaging with the city of San Francisco, celebrating 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.

  • Friendship

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

Welcome to the San Francisco Day School Sandbox!


  • Giving Thanks and Giving Back

    November 28, 2016
    On Thanksgiving morning, SFDS families packaged and delivered over 300 meals to our neighbors at Zygmunt Arendt House and Mercy... read more
  • Achieving "Swing" as a School...Let's Rally!

    October 26, 2016
    The traditional SFDS Halloween Parade is just days away...and I am sorry to say I won’t be there, at least, not in person. ... read more