WELCOME TO ACDS. At Almaden Country Day School, our unique balance of academic rigor, character development and the joy of childhood enables us to discover the gifts in every child. We offer a safe, welcoming, and joyful school featuring small class sizes, enthusiastic and caring teachers, and a low-stress, high-opportunity learning environment. ACDS is a place where children grow into confident, curious, prepared learners who thrive in high school, college, and beyond.

Message From The Head of SchoolMission & Philosophy

Early Childhood Education

Elementary School

Middle School

The Learning Center

MEET OUR FACULTY ACDS is a fun, upbeat place to teach and learn; consequently our teachers enjoy long tenures at ACDS and our rate of faculty retention ranks among the best independent schools nationally.

Faculty Directory

Congratulations Class of 2020! They will be attending public and private schools of their choice. 100% of ACDS students who applied to private high schools were accepted, including:

  • Archbishop Mitty High School
  • Bellarmine College Preparatory
  • The Harker School
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Presentation High School
  • Saint Francis High School
  • Valley Christian High School


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