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San Jose Private Independent School

Almaden Country Day School is an independent, coeducational, nonsectarian South San Jose private school that offers pre-kindergarten, elementary, and middle school programs for students 4 years of age and up.

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We Help Children Discover Their Gifts

Now in our 41st year of discovering the gifts in every child, with an enrollment of about 420 students, it is Almaden Country Day School’s philosophy that each child has unique capabilities and talents, and our goal is to help children discover their gifts.

Your child will enjoy:

  • Passionate, talented teachers who are devoted to the children they serve
  • A broad, balanced, and challenging curriculum including a full enrichment program of art, music, drama, hands-on science, technology, invention, foreign language, and physical education
  • Small class sizes
  • No-cut athletics from 5th - 8th grades
  • A commitment to social and emotional learning that helps develop strong, ethical leaders

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Vision

Almaden Country Day School is committed to being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of students, families, faculty, administration, and staff. As a reflective community, we will continually evaluate and adapt our practices to honor the diversity of our community’s different identities, abilities, needs, and values.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Almaden Country Day School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, and athletic and other school-administered programs.