Boulder Country Day

4820 Nautilus Ct N
Boulder, CO 80301-0803
     Tel: (303)527-4931
        
   
Grades: NS - 8 | 330 students
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BCD students test 2-3 years above the grade equivalent based on our annual standardized testing.  BCD graduates typically matriculate into the top Boulder-area private and public high schools and are accepted into challenging IB or AP programs.  Modern world language instruction begins in preschool and continues through eighth grade.
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BCD students test 2-3 years above the grade equivalent based on our annual standardized testing.  BCD graduates typically matriculate into the top Boulder-area private and public high schools and are accepted into challenging IB or AP programs.  Modern world language instruction begins in preschool and continues through eighth grade.
Boulder Country Day School faculty members go beyond their role as educators to become lifelong friends and mentors of students.
Boulder Country Day School students engage in authentic learning activities as a part of their academic experience.  BCD has a wealth of opportunities such as enrichment field trips that expand the learning experience and help students build the confidence they need to reach their highest potential.
Boulder Country Day School's motto is,
Welcome to Boulder Country Day School, where academic distinction meets education with character. BCD is a top-rated, accredited independent school in Boulder, Colorado where every child has the opportunity to discover his or her unique excellence. Distinguished by small class sizes, outstanding faculty, rigorous curriculum and a focus on community, we strive to create a well-rounded educational environment.
Athletics have a starring role at BCD.  Learning to play and developing physically helps build strong self esteem.  Sports include basketball, cross country, soccer, and volleyball.
Boulder Country Day School offers a rigorous curriculum that is traditional with a strong emphasis on math, science, reading, writing, and world languages.  Students learn in an intimate classroom setting and teachers introduce topics with an individualized approach.
Welcome to Boulder Country Day School, where academic distinction meets education with character.  BCD is a top-rated, accredited private school in Boulder, Colorado where every child has the opportunity to discover his or her own unique excellence.  Distinguished by small class sizes, outstanding faculty, rigorous curriculum and a focus on community, our preschool, elementary and IB middle school teachers strive to create a well-rounded educational environment that balances traditional subjects with the arts, world languages, athletics and project-based learning.
 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Programs Supported Learning Center supports differentiation.
Year Founded 1988

Student Body

Total Students 330 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Boulder Country Day Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 67%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirt, khaki pants/shorts, Blackwatch plaid)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,625
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges between $11,494 to $18,036 depending on grade
% on Financial Aid 13%
Admissions Director Susan Boyle

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council and Yearbook Student Council and Yearbook,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Temple Grandin School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Temple Grandin School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Miss Catherine's Creative Learning (0.6 miles away)
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  • Boulder
    Miss Catherine's Creative Learning
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    6525 Gunpark Drive Suite 340
    BoulderCO 80301
    (303)530-1820
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK | 38 students                      
  • Boulder
    Temple Grandin School
    Special Program Emphasis (Non-sectarian)
    6446 Jay Road
    BoulderCO 80301
    (303)554-7363
    Special Program Emphasis (Non-sectarian)
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 22 students                      
  • Boulder
    4154 63rd St
    BoulderCO 80301
    (303)530-5353
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    0.8 mi | Gr. UG | 59 students                      
  • Boulder
    Rocky Mountain School For The Gifted and Creative
    Special Program Emphasis (Non-sectarian)
    5490 Spine Road
    BoulderCO 80301
    (303)545-9230
    Special Program Emphasis (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 95 students                      
  • Longmont
    7415 Lookout Rd
    LongmontCO 80503
    (303)449-5569
    (Jewish)
    1.4 mi | Gr. K-6 | 37 students                      

School Reviews

9 months ago
BCD is a great school filled with kids who love learning, parents who want their children to meet their potential and faculty to see, know and love their students. Our son has loved it. We moved him from Boulder public schools and he had three things to share: he''s more challenged which he likes; he gets to participate in class more because the classes are smaller; and he loves his teachers. We were worried about the size but that hasn''t been an issue. He''s made good friends and he loves it. We couldn''t be happier and we''d recommend it without hesitation!
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