• Friendship

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

  • 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.

  • 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, celebrating the diverse cultural experiences and history just outside our classroom doors.

Welcome to the San Francisco Day School Sandbox!


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