Inspiring Gifted Children

Be Curious

SCDS inspires gifted children to reach their potential through inquiry, curiosity, and wonder.

Reaching Potential


ZIP codes represented in 23–24. 



is being made available in need-based financial aid in 23–24.


electives offered to Middle School students in 23–24.



hours of service learning: that's what students provide in a typical year.


students registered for
an athletics program
in 22–23.


alumni were National Merit Scholarship semifinalists in the past decade.

Discover Community

- Aditri, Current Student

"Every teacher is really, really nice and they make learning fun."

- Devon, Alumna '05

"Since our class size was so small, I learned to be a successful teammate for all kinds of people, understanding that they each brought something unique and important to our work." 

- Eleanor, Current Parent

"SCDS has been exemplary in many ways, especially through the culture of divergent thinking, inquiry-based curriculum, and open-ended projects, assignments, and investigations." 

- Lori, Current Parent

"This school has helped my children appreciate the privilege of education and cultivated a love of learning for a lifetime." 

- Mr. Gussin, SCDS Teacher

"Watching students learn how to problem solve, how to think critically, and how to apply those skills outside the walls of the classroom is incredibly rewarding."

- Ms. Lowry, SCDS Teacher

"Working with enthusiastic, curious, highly motivated students is one of the great joys of being a teacher at SCDS." 


Explore K - 8

Our curriculum provides gifted students with the learning they need to succeed, not only at higher levels of education, but as problem-solvers in an increasingly complex world.

School Calendar

Faculty Development Day (no classes)
Indigenous Peoples' Day/Columbus Day (school closed)
Education Records Bureau (ERB) Testing
ERB Testing
ERB Testing
ERB Testing
ERB Testing