At Crystal

List of 6 items.

  • I am truly valued

    Daniela M, Class of ‘25

    9:1 Student:Teacher Ratio

    You’re encouraged to nurture a curiosity and a love for learning that will serve as the cornerstone of a lifelong journey of discovery. Here, we celebrate scholarship.
    Daniela's Experience
  • I own my journey

    Kaily P, Class of ‘28

    90+ School Clubs

    Try it, embrace new experiences. This mindset fosters your growth and prepares you to meet future challenges head-on. Here, we seek growth challenges. 
    Kaily's Experience
  • I feel known and seen

    Henry W, Class of ‘25

    14 Average Class Size

    Find a sense of belonging, respect, and mutual support in a diverse, caring community that welcomes everyone. We foster kindness and inclusion here.
    Henry's Experience
  • I am championed

    Yaamini D, Class of ‘28

    18 Sports Teams Offered

    Your educational journey encompasses both academic and personal growth. You will emerge as a thoughtful, joyous, and well-rounded. Here, we strive for balance.
    Yaamini's Experience
  • I listen to you

    Kelly Sortino, Head of School

    69% Students of Color

    Lifelong learning, leading through service, and aspiring to leave the world better than we found it. Being grateful and open-minded, we lead with humility.
    A letter from Kelly
  • I support you

    Jess Dang, Head of Middle School

    9:1 Student:Teacher Ratio

    An emphasis on diligence and altruism fosters a dynamic environment to learn and contribute positively. Here, we engage with enthusiasm.
    Make Meaningful Connections

A Community of Scholars

A commitment to learning is at the heart of everything we do. Dynamic faculty forge deep, authentic connections, celebrating curiosity and discovery. Take your love of learning as far and as high as you want to go.

You are part of our family It’s Cool to be Kind

Welcome to the Crystal community – a culture of inclusion and belonging.  

We value kindness. It’s as simple as that.

Unbounded Spirit of the Gryphon

Bring your enthusiasm and excellence to the classroom, the court, and the field.

We are More than any one thing

You are not defined as any one thing at Crystal. Our dualities make us who we are. Academic rigor and balance. Pride and humility. Traditional and forward-thinking. Confident and down-to-earth.

Middle School Belmont Campus

Upper School Hillsborough Campus

This is the start of Your Journey


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Middle School

10 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 94002

Upper School

400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010
Nondiscriminatory Policy: Crystal Springs Uplands School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the 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, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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