Jacksonville Country Day School

10063 Baymeadows Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256-0322
Tel: (904)641-6644
Grades: NS-6 | 477 students
Jacksonville Country Day School provides Pre-K 3 through 6th grade students with a strong academic foundation in a nurturing, family-centered environment.
All JCDS teachers are certified and many hold advanced education degrees.
Teachers are dedicated and committed to guiding students toward reaching their full potential. Working with parents and establishing communication between home and school, we help assure the success of our students.
Parents receive weekly academic feedback through the Thursday folder and consistent communication through conferences, email, and telephone calls.
JCDS is a diverse, multi-cultural school that practices "whole child" education and embraces the gifts and talents of all students.
Classroom instructional strategies incorporate brain friendly, research-based methods that focus on students' cognitive, social, emotional and physical growth.
Student-centered classrooms offer multiple ways of processing and expressing information.
JCDS provides a strong academic foundation to prepare students for lifelong learning and success.
The mission of JCDS is to prepare students for a healthy and productive  lifetime of intellectual exploration, development of character, and social responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1960

Student Body

Total Students 477 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Jacksonville Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes rates by grade. Please refer to website:www.jcds.com
Admissions Director Krista Pizzi
Admissions Associate Lori Hall

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Gymnastics, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBalletBasketball,
CheeringDance,
GymnasticsRock Climbing,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Sharks, Ballet, Band, Cheerleading, Chorus, Happy Feet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Jazzy J's, Karate, Lego League, Mandarin Chinese, Math Olympiad, Play Ball, Student Council, Tap Dancing Art Sharks, Ballet, Band, Cheerleading, Chorus, Happy Feet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Jazzy J's, Karate, Lego League, Math Olympiad, Play Ball, Tap Dancing, Mandarin Chinese,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Jacksonville Country Day School provides Pre-K 3 through 6th grade students with a strong academic foundation in a nurturing, family-centered environment. All JCDS teachers are certified and many hold advanced education degrees. Teachers are dedicated and committed to guiding students toward reaching their full potential. Working with parents and establishing communication between home and school, we help assure the success of our students. Parents receive weekly academic feedback through the Thursday folder and consistent communication through conferences, email, and telephone calls. JCDS is a diverse, multi-cultural school that practices "whole child" education and embraces the gifts and talents of all students. Classroom instructional strategies incorporate brain friendly, research-based methods that focus on students' cognitive, social, emotional and physical growth. Student-centered classrooms offer multiple ways of processing and expressing information. JCDS provides a strong academic foundation to prepare students for lifelong learning and success. The mission of JCDS is to prepare students for a healthy and productive lifetime of intellectual exploration, development of character, and social responsibility.
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