School Profile & Mission Statement

Mission of Excellence

Sacramento Country Day School provides a challenging, comprehensive college-preparatory education to students from a variety of backgrounds who demonstrate strong academic potential and good character. Within a community that affirms positive human relationships and sincere respect for others, the school nurtures in its students the qualities of self-confidence, creativity, integrity, and responsibility.

Sacramento Country Day School admits students without regard to race, color, gender orientation, religion, or national or ethnic origin.  It does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics programs, employment practices, or other school-administered programs.

School Stats

Founded Sacramento Country Day is an independent, private, coeducational, college preparatory day school founded in 1964.
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Enrollment 2013-14 school year: 485 students
Lower School: PK-5
Middle School: 6-8
High School: 9-12 Students attend SCDS from Sacramento and surrounding communities including Antelope, Auburn, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Davis, El Dorado Hills, El Macero, Elk Grove, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Galt, Gold River, Granite Bay, Lincoln, Loomis, Penryn, Placerville, Rancho Cordova, Rescue, Roseville, Sloughhouse, West Sacramento, Wilton, Woodland, and Yuba City.
Student/Teacher Ratio 9:1
Faculty 70; 35 with advanced degrees
Head of School Stephen T. Repsher
College Acceptances 100% of graduates accepted to four-year colleges and
universities across the country
Athletics The Country Day mascot is the Cavalier.
The school colors are red and black.
The Middle and High School fields teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, flag football, golf, ski & snowboard, soccer, swimming & diving, lacrosse, tennis, track & field, volleyball, and wrestling.
Campus The 11-acre campus includes separate areas and quads for Lower, Middle and High School, the Frank Science Center, art and music studios, two libraries, a full-sized gymnasium and weight room, and spacious playing fields.
Governance 18-25 elected members of the Board of Trustees
Affiliations National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
College Entrance Examination Board
Educational Records Bureau
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE)
National Breakthrough Collaborative