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 2021! They will be attending public and private schools of their choice. 95% of ACDS students who applied to private high schools were accepted, including:

  • Archbishop Mitty High School
  • Athenian School
  • Bellarmine College Preparatory
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Oakwood School
  • Presentation High School
  • Saint Francis High School
  • Valley Christian High School


Back to School Night, 1st - 5th grades
High School Information Night
Cougar Pride Week
all day
Cougar Pride Week
all day