Aspen Country Day School

85 Country Day Way
Aspen, CO 81611-0816
     Tel: (970)925-1909
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 219 students
What makes Aspen Country Day School special? A personal approach to education.
Each child is known and appreciated in a community of learning, where the motto is "de amicita" - of friendship.
Located at a beautiful wooded campus on Castle Creek, Country Day is Aspen's only accredited member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
Country Day is known for its high teacher-student ratio, its strong arts, outdoor education and foreign language programs, and its traditional private-school environment of courtesy and friendship.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association for Experiential Education (AEE)
Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 219 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Aspen Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $5,780 for two days per week in PreKindergarten to $25,610 for Middle School
% on Financial Aid 25%
Admissions Director Gretchen Cole

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Mountaineering, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, SnowboardingAlpine SkiingMountaineering,
Nordic SkiingRock Climbing,
Snowboarding

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Buddy grades, community service clubs, Middle School student council Buddy grades, community service clubs,
Middle School student council,

School Notes:

  • Traditional academic curriculum prepares students for the top independent and public secondary schools in the country
  • Outdoor education trips, two per year, beginning in Kindergarten
  • Widely respected programs in performing and studio arts, with annual All-School Play and numerous other performances and shows
  • Foreign language beginning in PreKindergarten: French and Spanish
  • Graduates attend a wide variety of high schools, including public high schools in the area, Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale (www.crms.org), and a wide range of top independent boarding and day schools around the country

Profile last updated: 01/30/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alpine Christian Academy (14.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alpine Christian Academy (14.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Alpine Christian Academy (14.9 miles away)
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