Lancaster Country Day School

725 Hamilton Road
Lancaster, PA 17603-0176
Tel: (717)392-2916
Grades: PK-12 | 707 students
Lancaster Country Day School combines a rigorous curriculum with a supportive and encouraging faculty to ensure that every preschool-12th grade student receives the best education available. In addition to Lancaster, students come from Hershey, Reading and York to become part of the vibrant, high-spirited community that Lancaster Newspapers readers voted "Favorite Private School.".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1908

Student Body

Total Students 707 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Lancaster Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
54%
Average Class Size 13 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1810
Average ACT score 26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 20 / Apr. 16 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
43%
Average Financial Aid Grant $12,000
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Tonya Bergstrom
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School Reviews

Our child is in her eighth year at Country Day. We are so proud of the student she is, and the woman she is becoming. Her interest in learning, confidence in tackling challenging subjects and persistence to the end is a testament to the teaching and encouragement she has received from her devoted teachers in the classroom, in the Arts and on the athletic fields. We are confident she will be prepared for her future with her life at LCDS as a stronghold.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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The average acceptance rate in Lancaster, PA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).