San Domenico is the oldest Independent school in California. Since 1850, this school has placed exceptional education, meaning, and purpose at its core. The rigorous curriculum supports the traditional measure of academic success, yielding high student GPAs and test scores along with entrances to top universities around the globe. Each day, students are intellectually stimulated in the classroom with big questions, healthy debate, and thought-provoking conversations, enabling them to respectfully address global issues and everyday challenges. This inquiry-based academic approach is infused with core values; from study comes reflection, which inspires service, which is practiced and reinforced in community. To this end, SD is leading the way in redefining the metrics of achievement and graduating inspired students equipped to create a better world.
San Domenico has a national ranking as one of the top 4% of all Independent Schools in America. STEM program is ranked in the top 5% of all schools across America.