WELCOME TO ACDS. At Almaden Country Day School, we discover the gifts in every child. Our safe, welcoming, and joyful school features 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

95% of ACDS students who apply to private high schools are accepted, including:

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


MTG: Technology Committee Meeting!
Fisher Conference Room
High School Forum
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, No School
all day
Chat with Dr. Jorgenson
Fisher Conference Room