Beacon Country Day School

6100 East Belleview
Englewood, CO 80111-0802
     Tel: (303)771-3990
Grades: NS - 8 | 178 students
Beacon Country Day School, a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School, offers an enriched educational experience that promotes educational excellence.
We respect the value of each individual, and develop the "whole child" by providing a warm, nurturing, positive, and supportive school environment and culture, in which students are challenged, build strong academic foundations, knowledge, and confidence through a total learning experience.
BCDS provides opportunities to develop self-esteem, creativity, and the joy of learning which will maximize each child's potential, encourage life long learning, strive for personal excellence, and achieve educational excellence and prepares children for the 21st Century.
Our national school norms are consistently in the top 5 % on the ITBS.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
AdvancED
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Programs Supported Gifted and talented students
Year Founded 1954
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students 178 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Beacon Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 61%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(comfortable and appropriate for weather)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 30 / Aug. 30 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,000
Tuition Notes 10 month payment plan is offered; $100 admissioins testing, $35 processing fee, and $250 materials fee due September and January.
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dr. Cynthia A. Wallace
Admissions Associate Dr. Tracy Rogers

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Spanish, French, Chinese, chess, art, singing, instrumental Spanish,  French,  Chinese,  chess,  art,  singing,  instrumental, 

School Notes:

  • Beacon Country Day School offers an enriched educational experience
  • National school test scores 95 - 99%
  • United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School
  • Accredited by Advanc-Ed and NCA
  • Integrated curricula that is accelerated
  • 21st Century Education
  • Nationally recognized education experts
  • Individual Education Plans for every child
  • We develop the "whole child"
  • create life long learners with a joy for learning

Profile last updated: 09/10/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kent Denver School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bright Horizons Montessori At The Marina (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bright Horizons Montessori At The Marina (1.3 miles away)
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  • DenverBright Horizons Montessori At The Marina
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    8101 E Belleview Ave T-20
    DenverCO 80237
    (303)290-8843
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.3 mi | 80 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • EnglewoodBright Horizons Montessori At Greenwood Plaza
    Montessori School
    5889 Greenwood Plaza Blvd.
    EnglewoodCO 80111
    (303)793-0190
    Montessori School
    1.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • EnglewoodKent Denver School
    4000 East Quincy Avenue
    EnglewoodCO 80113
    (303)770-7660
    1.6 mi | 672 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • EnglewoodThe Village Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    9400 E Belleview Avenue
    EnglewoodCO 80111
    (303)290-9005
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2 mi | 151 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
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    DenverCO 80237
    (303)759-0755
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