John Yu
Fifth Grade

Faculty & Staff

John serves as the 5th Grade Science and Math Teacher at the Sacramento Country Day School. He takes pride in ensuring that his students develop critical thinking skills and gain authentic, real-world experiences from his lessons. As an outcome, his vision for his students is that they develop the necessary intuition to be responsible citizens in both the physical and digital worlds.

Before relocating to California, John grew up in southeastern Pennsylvania. He is a fan of Philadelphia sports teams, not to anyone’s surprise. He earned a B.S. in Education from the University of Delaware, an MBA from West Chester University, and a Master of Education from Wilmington University. His academic interests relate to program development and creating effective organizations.

John continues to learn things whenever he can and enjoys activities during his free time, such as playing video games and practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Recently, John made chess a primary hobby.