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Notes for Prospective Students
- Detroit Country Day School offers students from pre-school
through high school an exemplary education rooted in academic vigor
and a commitment to the full development of each student's
- Detroit Country Day School provides a superior college
preparatory, liberal arts education to young people of cultural and
Detroit Country Day School promotes each
student's in-depth exploration of the fine arts, from basic art
concepts in pre-school to a full conservatory program in the upper
Equally important, the school promotes the moral, character and
leadership development of all students, enabling them to achieve
excellence in their lives and careers, and play effective roles in
their families and communities.
Detroit Country Day School also guides students in their
physical development, believing it essential to the emergence of a
The school offers more than 30 team
sports, ranging from traditional sports including football,
basketball, baseball and softball to snowboarding, mountain biking,
figure skating and ultimate frisbee.
Athletic teams are primarily
coached by Detroit Country Day School faculty and alumni, ensuring
that the school's values are consistently reinforced, both in the
class and on the field.
The school's four distinct campuses are organized by grade
level, yet the Detroit Country Day School philosophy is consistent
The school is an independent, coeducational,
non-denominational, college preparatory school nationally
recognized for excellence in academics, athletics and the fine and
It offers a superior liberal arts curriculum at
all levels, emphasizing Advanced Placement and college-level
courses in grades nine through twelve.
International Baccalaureate program, originally adopted by the
school in 1980, qualifies graduates for international university
admission or sophomore standing in many American colleges.
Detroit Country Day School graduate earns acceptance at four-year
colleges and universities.
Founded in 1914 by F.
Alden Shaw, Detroit Country Day School
today enrolls more than 1500 students on four campuses located in
Beverly Hills and Bloomfield Township, Michigan.
While the school
was initially established in Detroit, it now serves more than 50