55% students of color. Reflecting the diversity of the Bay Area (racially, economically, culturally), Crystal values and celebrates individual differences through a dynamic learning environment.
Average class size: 14 9:1 student:teacher ratio
Brilliant, bold, invested faculty
Over 80 faculty members, 70% with advanced degrees, average 20 years tenure at Crystal
Learn, enjoy, and thrive!
Crystal students know how to have fun! Just ask about Snow Day, Junior-Senior Kidnap, Homecoming, Fun in the Sun, and Spirit Week.
Fresh. Organic. Local.
Lunches are prepared on site each day using the freshest seasonal and organic ingredients sourced from local farmers and suppliers.
Ten student-initiated community service clubs. Crystal offers community service opportunities throughout the year (Habitat for Humanity, Glide Memorial in SF, Samaritan House, Rebuilding Together) and encourages students to spearhead their own community service efforts.
Seeking global experiences at home and abroad
Recent trips include Zambia, Botswana, Nicaragua, Canada, China, France, Spain, Morocco, Germany and Washington, D.C.. On-campus celebrations: Diwali, Mardi Gras, Holi, and Lunar New Year are some of the cultural events held during the school year.
Financial Aid: Commitment to socio-economic diversity
Over $4 million allocated to 23% of student body. Helps with tuition, books, sports equipment, public transportation, and overseas trips. Average award: $33,400, or 71% of tuition.
Experience visual and performing arts
Four major theatrical productions per year, multiple instrumental and choral groups, art and ceramic studio, dance groups, photo lab, technical production & set design.