Inspiring Gifted Children

Be Curious

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

Reaching Potential

42

zip codes represented. 

900K

 

was made available in need-based financial aid last year.

45

electives taken by Middle School students.

100

 

hours of service learning last year.

256

students participate in an athletics program.

76

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."

- Brian, Alumnus '13

"SCDS was an incredibly formative place for me. I was taught to embrace learning with enthusiasm and an open mind." 

- 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." 

SCDS News

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

Winter Break - School Closed
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Winter Break - School Closed
Remote learning ends
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - School Closed
Winterim
Mid-Winter Break - School Closed
Mid-Winter Break - School Closed
Mid-Winter Break - School Closed
Mid-Winter Break - School Closed
Mid-Winter Break - School Closed
SCDS Auction
Grades K-8 Conferences - Early Dismissal
Grades K-8 Conferences - No Classes
Grades K-8 Conferences - No Classes
Spring Break - School Closed
Spring Break - School Closed
Spring Break - School Closed
Spring Break - School Closed
Spring Break - School Closed
Spring Concert
Grandparents & Special Friends Day
Faculty Development Day - No Classes
Memorial Day - School Closed
Grade 8 Graduation
Last Day of School