Loudoun Country Day School

20600 Red Cedar Drive
Leesburg, VA 20175-0220
     Tel: (703)777-3841
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 325 students
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Twenty seven students in fourth through eighth grade  participated in the Geography Bee this year on January 19. Tim Beauchemin, assistant headmaster and eighth grade history teacher, led the bee for the thirteenth year. A sample question is,
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Twenty seven students in fourth through eighth grade  participated in the Geography Bee this year on January 19. Tim Beauchemin, assistant headmaster and eighth grade history teacher, led the bee for the thirteenth year. A sample question is,
Loudoun Country Day School, an accredited, independent, coeducational school, educates students in prekindergarten through eighth grade.
We pride ourselves on our rigorous core curriculum, nurturing environment, and  exceptional foreign language, arts, technology, and athletic programs.
We cultivate the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and creative growth of each child and develop a foundation that inspires excellence, builds character, and prepares each child for the challenges and opportunities ahead.
 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1953

Student Body

Total Students 325 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Loudoun Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Dress Monday for Grades 4-8; khaki or navy pants or skirts, navy blue, white, or forest green polo shirt or white or light blue button down other days for Grades 1-8; Pre-K, JK, K are casual)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate 65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Susan Hower

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Sports for Pre-K - 5, After school extended care program available on site until 6 p.m., Before school care available starting at 7:15 a.m., Friday Clubs for 6th-8th Grades such as Community Service Club, Bowling, Knitting, Chess, etc., Lab Rats After School Science for Grades 2-5, Math Counts Club for 6-8th Grades, National Junior Art Honor Society, Short offerings throughout the year such as: Hip Hop lessons, sign language, drama, etc., Show Choir for 6th through 8th Grades, Student Council After School Sports for Pre-K - 5,
After school extended care program available on site until 6 p.m.,
Before school care available starting at 7:15 a.m.,
Friday Clubs for 6th-8th Grades such as Community Service Club, Bowling, Knitting, Chess, etc.,
Lab Rats After School Science for Grades 2-5,
Math Counts Club for 6-8th Grades,
National Junior Art Honor Society,
Short offerings throughout the year such as: Hip Hop lessons, sign language, drama, etc.,
Show Choir for 6th through 8th Grades,
Student Council,

School Notes:

In addition to core curriculum classes, LCDS students also take the following classes: - Foreign Language starting in Pre-K - Music starting in Pre-K and a general music or string orchestra offering starting in 4th grade - Technology starting in Pre-Kindergarten - Art - Library. LCDS also offers a wide range of curriculum-related field trips throughout the year for all grades. Located in such a historically and culturally rich area, the school strives to introduce students to many off campus educational opportunities such as: performances at the Kennedy Center and George Mason University, trips to various museums and historical sites in Washington, D.C., visits to orchards and farms, caverns, the Waterford School House, Monticello, Mt. Vernon, etc. Starting in 4th Grade, students participate in overnight field trips to locations such as Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Baltimore, Key Largo (Optional), Williamsburg, and Richmond.

Profile last updated: 10/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Leesburg Christian School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leesburg Christian School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Leesburg Christian School (1.1 miles away)
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2 months ago
Loudoun Country Day School has been a wonderful place for our son; he has flourished here. We find the faculty to be engaged and interested in each student. Our school librarian can recommend books that he enjoys. Our art teacher has encouraged creativity. Each day includes a mix of "specials" including orchestra, PE, Technology, and Spanish. We are glad to have found a school with such a well-rounded curriculum.
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