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Crystal Springs Uplands School
400 Uplands Drive    
Hillsborough, California  94010  
Private/Independent School
Coed Day 6 12 540 students


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Employer Description
Mission: Through transformative teaching and meaningful connections, we empower kind, curious learners to thrive together. Founded in 1952, Crystal Springs Uplands School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school located on the San Francisco peninsula. Serving grades 6-12 on two campuses, Crystal provides an intimate, collaborative community that encourages students to pursue their passions, explore new interests, build confidence, develop compassion and thrive in an environment of academic excellence. With a 25% admit rate, Crystal enrolls 569 students from 88 elementary schools, 70 middle schools, and 10 high schools. Our student body reflects Crystal’s strong commitment to cultural, social, and socioeconomic diversity. Over half of the student body identifies as students of color. Our generous financial aid program annually awards over $5.2M in grants to 22% of the student body. Crystal is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the National Association of Independent Schools, and People of Color in Independent Schools, among others. By the Numbers: -- Students: 569 total enrollment -- 219 Middle School (grades 6-8) -- 350 Upper School (grades 9-12) -- Average class size: 14 -- 67% students of color -- 9:1 student/teacher ratio Faculty -- 73 faculty members -- 77% with advanced degrees
Diversity Mission Statement
Diversity Statement: Crystal Springs Uplands School is committed to being a diverse and inclusive community. Such a community values and celebrates individual differences and ensures that each individual’s unique background and perspective can inform and enrich the educational experience for all. In seeking to create and sustain a community that reflects the diversity of the Bay Area, we provide a dynamic learning environment and strive to prepare students for the world in which they live. Our curriculum exposes students to myriad viewpoints and experiences that challenge and broaden their perspectives. CSUS believes that students, parents/guardians, faculty, staff, administration, and trustees with inclusive perspectives and attitudes make our school a place of respect and compassion in which all members belong and thrive. // Crystal Springs Uplands School admits students of any race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.