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, CSUS 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 20% admit rate, CSUS enrolls 350 students from 26 elementary schools and 26 middle schools. Our student body reflects CSUS’s strong commitment to cultural, social and socioeconomic diversity. Fifty-three percent of the student community identifies as students of color. Our generous financial aid program annually awards over $2.5M in grants to 21% of the student body.
CSUS 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.