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
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
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
Average Financial Aid Grant $12,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Tonya Bergstrom

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Manos House (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wonder Club Early Learning Centers (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wonder Club Early Learning Centers (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lancaster
    Wonder Club Early Learning Centers
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 34 students
    0.6 miles
    Po Box 7267 210 S Prince St
    Lancaster, PA 17604
  • Lancaster
    Kiddie Kollege Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-KG | 35 students
    0.7 miles
    1025 Columbia Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Lancaster
    Grades: KG | 13 students
    0.8 miles
    417 W Frederick St
    Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Lancaster
    New School Of Lancaster
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 226 students
    0.8 miles
    935 Columbia Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Lancaster
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 160 students
    0.9 miles
    235 Nevin St
    Lancaster, PA 17603

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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