Rockland Country Day School

34 Kings Highway
Congers, NY 10920-0109
Tel: (845)268-6802
Grades: PK-12 | 124 students
RCDS focuses on an individualized approach to education for each of its students.
The Pre-K through Grade 12 curriculum offers a breadth and depth of academics, arts and inquiry, with multi-age classes and opportunities for mentorship and leadership across the grades.
Each student benefits from differentiated learning techniques, award-winning programs, and an exceptional college preparatory program.
The school offers financial aid to maintain its unique and diverse socioeconomic learning environment on its sprawling rural 20-acre campus near New York City.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Gifted
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 124 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Rockland Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 8 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, English, History, Statistics
Average SAT score 1805
Average ACT score 30
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $29,975
Tuition Notes Varies by grade $15,900 Pre-K, $23,885 Children's School, $27,610 Middle School, $29,975 Upper School
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,100
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Tricia Mayer


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Workshops, Ceramics, Chess Club, Chorus, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Drama, E-Magazine, Golf, Improv, Lego Club, Mandarin, Organic Gardening, Percussion, Photography, Psychology, Skiing, Song Writing, Tennis, Yearbook Art Workshops, Ceramics, Chess Club, Chorus, Drama, E-Magazine, Golf, Improv, Lego Club, Mandarin, Percussion, Photography, Psychology, Skiing, Song Writing, Tennis, Yearbook, Creative Writing,
Criminal Justice,
Organic Gardening,

School Notes:

  • This Pre-K through Grade 12 independent school is based on a humanistic approach to education where each students is approached as an individual. Located on a sprawling 20-acre campus, Rockland Country Day School students benefit from differentiated learning techniques, award-winning arts program and provides an exceptional college preparatory program. Financial aid is available.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Monsey Beis Chaya Mushka-high School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Paul School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Paul School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valley Cottage
    St Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 228 students
    1.1 miles
    365 Kings Hwy
    Valley Cottage, NY 10989
  • New City
    St Augustine School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 220 students
    2.3 miles
    114 S Main St
    New City, NY 10956
  • New City
    Grades: 9-12 | 67 students
    2.5 miles
    315 N Main St
    New City, NY 10956
  • New City
    Prime Time For Kids-rockland A
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-PK | 88 students
    2.8 miles
    60 Phillips Hill Rd
    New City, NY 10956
  • Nanuet
    Grades: 9-12 | 484 students
    3.1 miles
    798 Route 304
    Nanuet, NY 10954

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