• 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.

  • Reflection

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

  • 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.

  • 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!


  • Boys JV Volleyball Wins Championship!

    May 08, 2015
    The JV Volleyball team took the BAIAL Championship with a win over MCDS on the Cougars home court. The team is comprised of 5th... read more
  • Phins' Semi-Finals This Week!

    May 04, 2015
    Come cheer on our teams today and tomorrow at their semi-finals games. Go 'Phins!! MONDAY, MAY 4th Semi-Finals: Boys Varsity... read more