Encinitas Country Day School

3616 Manchester Avenue,
Encinitas, CA, 92024-0920
Tel: (760)942-1111
Grades: PK - 8 | 478 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. Not Available (School did not report any membership associatons).
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 478 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 41%
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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sanderling Waldorf School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sanderling Waldorf School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Santa Fe Christian School Ctr/ear (1.5 miles away)
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  • Carlsbad Sanderling Waldorf School
    Waldorf School
    1905 Magnolia Avenue
    Carlsbad , CA , 92008
    (760)635-3747
    Waldorf School
    0.5  mi  |  150  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Encinitas The Grauer School
    1500 El Camino Real
    Encinitas , CA , 92024
    (760)944-6777
    0.7  mi  |  150  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Encinitas
    Lighthouse Christian School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Pentecostal)
    510 South El Camino Real
    Encinitas , CA , 92024
    (760)942-8500
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Pentecostal)
    1.1  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Cardiff By The Sea Sanderling School
    Special Program Emphasis
    1401 Windsor Road
    Cardiff By The Sea , CA , 92007
    (760)635-3747
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.3  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  5
  • Solana Beach Santa Fe Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1010 Solana Dr., P.O. Box 745
    Solana Beach , CA , 92075
    (858)755-3232
    Montessori School
    1.3  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  NS-6

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