York Country Day School

1071 Regents' Glen Blvd,
York, PA, 17403-0174
Tel: (717)843-9805
Grades: NS - 12 | 216 students
York Country Day is a college preparatory school actively engaged in the pursuit of excellence.
We are committed to every student developing exceptional communication and problem-solving skills by focusing on the whole child, the process of learning, and collaborative inquiry-driven classrooms.
Educating students in preschool through grade 12, we strive to produce graduates who will make significant contributions throughout their lives as self-reliant, ethical, and compassionate leaders.
We seek to encourage in students a love of learning which will allow them to continue to seek knowledge and understanding throughout their lifetimes.
To this end we encourage students to take an active role in the learning process.
Throughout their years at Country Day, students are provided with the skills necessary for independent inquiry, critical thinking, and critical expression.
Although our academic program is challenging and is designed for students who possess high academic goals, we do recognize the uniqueness of each individual child and strive to help each fulfill his or her potential.
We are concerned with the overall growth of our students.
Recognizing that self-esteem is the core of a strong character and that success breeds success, York Country Day provides various opportunities in the classroom and/or through co-curricular activities to allow each student to discover individual strengths.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of College Admissions Counselors
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Year Founded 1953

Student Body

Total Students 216 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade York Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 55%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
Advanced Courses Studio Art  
Average SAT score 1910
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 33%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,485
Acceptance Rate 65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Alison Greer
Admissions Associate Hannah Holliway

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Greek Mythology, Mock Trial, Model UN, Quiz Bowl, Science Olympiad, Service Club, Student Government, Theater, Yearbook Mock Trial, Model UN, Quiz Bowl, Service Club, Theater, Yearbook, Greek Mythology,
Science Olympiad,
Student Government,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 11/12/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northwestern Human Services (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Family Life Ministries International Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Patrick School (1.7 miles away)
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  • York Family Life Ministries International Academy
    (Christian)
    671 W Market St
    York , PA , 17401
    (717)852-7369
    (Christian)
    1.2  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • York
    Ymca Of York Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    90 N Newberry St
    York , PA , 17401
    (717)843-7884
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.6  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  K
  • York
    St. Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    235 South Beaver Street
    York , PA , 17401
    (717)854-8263
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • York
    Logos Academy    
    (Christian)
    340 E. Market Street, P.O. Box 1272
    York , PA , 17405
    (717)846-4448
    (Christian)
    1.9  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • York
    Northwestern Human Services
    Special Education School
    3151 W Market St
    York , PA , 17404
    (717)792-2304
    Special Education School
    2  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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