Encinitas Country Day School

3616 Manchester Avenue,
Encinitas, CA, 92024-0920
     Tel: (760)942-1111
Grades: PK - 8 | 310 students
Hands on Montessori instruction in the lower school and traditional instruction in the middle and high schools, educate students to the highest academic standards and inspire a lifelong love of learning. Extensive visual and performing arts, sciences, media and technology, sports and community service programs round out the school's culture of character, creativity, community and competition.
College preparatory Middle and Upper School classes include AP and opportunities for concurrent college credit.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 1988

Student Body

Total Students 310 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Encinitas Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(burgundy, navy & khaki)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,750
Tuition Notes Tuition varies for primary, kindergarten, lower and middle school programs
Admissions Director Kathleen Porterfield
Admissions Associate Diane Shepard

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
DanceFlag Football,
SoccerSoftball,
Surf TeamTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Dance Club, Middle School Tutorials, Music 'n Motion, Sports Club, Sports League, The Actor's Studio Chess Club, Dance Club, Sports Club, Sports League, Middle School Tutorials,
Music 'n Motion,
The Actor's Studio,

School Notes:

  • Library and Librarian
  • Media Center and Technology Instruction
  • Science Lab and on-campus Conservation Area and Instruction
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Classrooms, Studio, Amphitheater and Instruction
  • Playing field, Hard court and Natural running track for P.E. Instruction
  • Certificated faculty for academic support at all levels
  • High academic standards
  • Support for learning differences
  • Standardized Testing
  • After school and summer classes, programs and camps
  • Individual, team and league sports
  • Active and welcoming parent-teacher organization
  • Involved students who love to learn

Profile last updated: 11/25/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Grauer School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Grauer School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lighthouse Christian School (1.1 miles away)
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  • EncinitasThe Grauer School
    1500 El Camino Real
    EncinitasCA92024
    (760)944-6777
    0.7 mi | 150 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • EncinitasLighthouse Christian School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Pentecostal)
    510 South El Camino Real
    EncinitasCA92024
    (760)942-8500
    Daycare / Preschool  (Pentecostal)
    1.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Solana BeachSanta Fe Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1010 Solana Dr., P.O. Box 745
    Solana BeachCA92075
    (858)755-3232
    Montessori School
    1.3 mi | 49 students | Gr. NS-6                      
  • EncinitasThe Rhoades School
    141 S Rancho Santa Fe Road
    EncinitasCA92024
    (760)436-1102
    1.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. K-8                      
  • EncinitasSanta Fe Christian School Ctr/ear
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    845 Santa Fe Dr
    EncinitasCA92024
    (760)753-4952
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    1.5 mi | 48 students | Gr. PK-K                      

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