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2024 Niche Best Schools
 

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.

Early Childhood Education

Elementary School

Middle School

The Learning Center

By The Numbers

95%

Families re-enrolling at ACDS each year

40+

Electives offered in the Middle School

80%

Students participating in after-school sports & clinics

11 yrs

Average teacher tenure

11,000+

Books in our school library

35%

Faculty with children who are ACDS alumni

14

Enrichment classes a fourth-grader experiences in a week

100%

2023 graduates who applied to private high schools were admitted

News & Events

Congratulations, Class of 2024!

92% of our grads who applied to private high schools were admitted. They will be attending public and private schools of their choice in the Fall.

  • Archbishop Mitty High School
  • Bellarmine College Preparatory
  • Kehillah Jewish High School
  • Kirby High School
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Oakwood School
  • Presentation High School
  • Saint Francis High School
  • Stevenson School
  • Valley Christian High School

Of our eighth graders who apply to private high schools, our 10-year acceptance rate is 98%.

Learn more about our amazing alumni community.