Aspen Country Day School

3 Music School Rd,
Aspen, CO, 81611-0816
Tel: (970)925-1909
Grades: PK - 8 | 193 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 of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
Association for Experiential Education (AEE)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 193 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $6,500 for two days per week in PreKindergarten to $23,230 for Middle School
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director Gretchen Cole


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Alpine SkiingMountaineeringNordic SkiingRock ClimbingSnowboardingAlpine SkiingMountaineering,
Nordic SkiingRock Climbing,


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 secondary school of their choice
    • 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, with Latin offered in Middle School
    • Graduates attend a wide variety of high schools, including national boarding schools, public high schools in the area, and Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale (

    Profile last updated: 11/01/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alpine Christian Academy (18.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alpine Christian Academy (18.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Alpine Christian Academy (18.8 miles away)
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