San Domenico School

San Anselmo, California, USA

High School in USA California
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  • % of international students


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  • AP Courses


  • 1 Hour from San Francisco
  • Nearest International Airport: OAK

Why students ♥ San Domenico School

San Domenico is the oldest independent high school in USA California. Its 515-acre campus has an organic garden, conservatory, riding stables, swimming pool and modern boarding facilities. The school boasts a nationally-recognized music conservatory and Virtuoso program to encourage classical music education, as well as a 3D Makers Lab for students interested in STEM. Every year,  students from San Domenico School are accepted to America’s top universities. 85% of their campus energy needs are solar powered. SD is an Apple Certified School and a Common Sense Media Signature School, as well as an early recipient of the prestigious  United States Department of Education Green Ribbon Award


AP Courses
  • Studio Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics C
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Statistics
  • US History
  • Psychology
  • Music Theory
  • English Language
  • Spanish Language

Support Programs

  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
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Foreign Languages

  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
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Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball.


Clubs & Organizations


Animation Club, Green Team, Guitar Club, Model UN, Multicultural Club, Peer Counseling, Robotics, San Domenico  Singers, Service Learning, Social Justice Club, Student Council, Verities, Yearbook.


College Acceptance


Boston University, Cal Poly San Louis Obispo, Carnegie Mellon University, George Washington University, Harvey  Mudd College, Johns Hopkins University, Loyola Marymount University, MIT, New York University, Northwestern  University, Rhode Island School of Design, Santa Clara University, Scripps College, Stanford University, Tufts  University, UC Berkeley, University of Michigan, University of Wisconsin, Yale University.

Housing and Dorms

The school offers on campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. Students live in family-oriented dormitories with their friends and Residential Faculty also known as Dorm Parents.  Unique to San Domenico is the locally grown organic food prepared daily, and weekend trips like kayaking in  Sausalito, shopping in Silicon Valley, or visiting museums in San Francisco. Dorms are equipped with washer/ dryer, computer labs, wireless internet access, laser printers, and kitchens that have full size shared refrigerators, a  microwave, and toaster oven. Lounges include overstuffed couches, rocking chairs, working fireplaces, satellite TV,  and DVD players.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.