Apply to Upper School (grades 9-12)

The Upper School balances a challenging curriculum with careful attention to each student’s progress and needs.

Students benefit from a broad exposure to the classic liberal arts as well as sharpening skills including critical thinking, clear and persuasive writing and blending ideas across disciplines.

The Upper School academic day is from 8 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

The application process is all about getting to know your child. Here are the steps, all of which must be completed by the appropriate deadlines.

SDS Upper School students

Upper School Admissions Process

A PreK to 12 school fosters strong ties with peers and teachers. It helped keep me accountable as a student.

- Rose Spencer '10