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San Domenico Private School San Francisco

Address: 1500 Butterfield Rd, San Anselmo, CA 94960, USA
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Description San Domenico Private School San Francisco

  • Established: 1,850 year
  • Location: San Anselmo, California, USA
  • Age of students: 15-18 years
  • Number of students: 280 people
  • Type of education: mixed
  • Type of accommodation: guest house, residence
  • English language.

San Domenico School is an American private boarding school located a few kilometers from San Francisco: in 1850 this educational institution was founded by the nuns of the Dominican Order. The San Domenico School not only has more than 160 years of experience, but is also the first private type educational institution in the state. Today, the school harmoniously combines innovative educational methods and the traditional values of the order, among which are stamina, consciousness, cooperation and globality.

Thus, according to the results of the final exams for 2016, the average score of graduates on the SAT exam is 2007 points, and on the ACT exam - 29 points. According to statistics, 100% of graduates get into prestigious American universities after graduation. Only qualified teachers work at the school, the percentage ratio of which to the number of students is 8: 1.

Among other achievements of the school - getting into the top ten of American schools with the largest selection of subjects of the level of Azerbaijan. Also in 2013, the US Department of Education awarded the San Domenico School a green ribbon for achievements in the field of sustainable development - this is one of two California schools that have a similar distinction.

In addition to these achievements, the San Domenico School is a member of many reputable associations, which also confirms the high quality of educational services offered: for example, The National Association of Independent Schools, the California Association of Independent Schools and others.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in San Domenico Private School San Francisco

Program name
from 65 610 $ / year

High School (grades 9-11)

  • Age: 15-18 years old
  • Dates: September - May
  • Cost: $ 58,350 / year
  • Duration of the program: 2 years.

At the high school stage at the San Domenico School, preparation for university entrance is organized, and it begins well in advance: in the first year of study, schoolchildren and adolescents receive basic skills in disciplines that may be useful for admission; In the second year, the guys are preparing for the PSAT tests, as well as meeting with representatives of various universities. The third academic year is devoted directly to passing tests and practicing essay writing skills. In the final year, study takes place on an individual plan for all students, which is pre-compiled + questionnaires are submitted to selected universities.

The high school students of the San Domenico School have the opportunity to study under the Advanced Placement program - this is the format of in-depth study of the subjects necessary for entering the desired university (14 disciplines to choose from):

  • Algebra
  • English
  • English literature and writings
  • Biology
  • Design and drawing
  • Spanish language
  • Story
  • Environmental sciences
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Music theory
  • Physics and mechanics
  • Chemistry
  • 3D art.

Accommodation, housing and food

The San Domenico School offers its students 2 accommodation options on campus: full board and Flex boarding is a 5-day boarding structure, that is, living on campus from Monday to Friday.

In the residence of young people are placed in spacious rooms. In the residential building there is an equipped kitchen where students can cook their own meals, common living rooms with sofas, rocking chairs and fireplaces, satellite TV and DVD players, as well as a computer class and wireless Internet throughout.

Students can get meals at the local campus dining hall, where meals are prepared from organic products grown on the school’s campus.

Events San Domenico Private School San Francisco

The school has several dozen clubs where students can get the opportunity to develop from the creative or sports side:

  • Anime
  • Documentary film
  • Gardening
  • Robotics
  • Authorship of songs
  • Film production
  • Poetry and satire
  • Maths
  • UN delegation and others.

Also at the San Domenico School there are many opportunities for sports:

  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Swimming
  • Golf
  • Athletics
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Hikes.

Equipment San Domenico Private School San Francisco

The school is located 35 kilometers from San Francisco in the small town of San Anselmo. The whole territory covers an area of 207 hectares. The school has excellent infrastructure and excellent equipment: a concert hall for 300 seats, a conservatory with 30 studios, a 3D laboratory, an organic farm, a modern sports center, a fitness center, a swimming pool, tennis courts, a center for equestrian sports, cycling trails.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Cost of programs:

  • High School - $ 58,350 / year.

The price includes:

  • Academic program
  • Educational materials
  • Nutrition
  • Extra-curriculum (excursions, sections, circles).

Additional charge:

  • Registration fee - $ 50
  • Medical insurance
  • Pocket expenses (transfer and other expenses).

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

In order to get to the school, all who need to send applications to January 10 of the year in which a foreign student plans to begin education. You can issue a statement through a single SSAT system.

The package of documents required for the application:

  • Letters of recommendation (from director, teacher of English and teacher of mathematics)
  • Transcript translated into English
  • Certificate of proficiency in English (TOEFL or IELT / SSAT or ISEE / PSAT or SAT (for high school students)).

As part of the selection phase, all candidates also undergo interviews with representatives of the school admissions office.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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