San Domenico School

California, USA

Founded in 1850, San Domenico is an internationally recognized K-12 day and boarding school. SD provides a rigorous college-prep academic program including 126 courses, 27 AP and honor classes, and a nationally ranked STEM program. SD students enjoy an expansive 515-acre campus that includes a music conservatory, performing arts center, digital and visual arts studio and makers space, along with athletic facilities including gym/fitness centers, tennis courts, playing fields and a new Olympic-sized competitive swimming and waterpolo facility.

The school was founded in 1850 by Dominican sisters and is the oldest independent school in California just 30 minutes away from San Francisco.


Grades: K–12
Number of students: 350
Teacher-student ratio: 1:8
Year of foundation: 1850

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