Capital Day School

  • Capital Day School is dedicated to providing an accelerated and enriched curriculum that inspires academic excellence.
  • By instilling a strong sense of responsibility to others and to one's self, Capital Day School promotes intellectual, cultural, physical, and social growth for each student.
  • Capital Day School fosters a love of learning in a positive, nurturing, and safe environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students126 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Capital Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Advanced Courses5th Grade Field Trip - Space Camp Astrotrek®, 6th Grade Field Trip - Humanities - Language Art and Art, 7th Grade Field Trip - Social Studies, 8th Grade Field Trip - Science - Key Largo, D.C., Florida, Washington
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorLindsay Barnes


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.8th Grade Retreat, Chess Club, Community Service, Duke TIP, Governer's Cup, KUNA, KYA, National Geographic Bee, School Wide Interdisciplinary Unit, Science Club, Spelling Bee, Student Council, World Language, Young Authors

School Notes

  • Capital Day School is an independent school for pre-kindergarten classes through the eighth grade. The school stresses the highest standards of academic pursuit and personal development. The academic standards are achieved through knowledgeable and stimulating instruction carried on in small classes, thus creating a caring atmosphere. A strong emphasis is placed on reading, mathematics, creative and expository writing, science, languages, and the arts. Personal standards are maintained through self-discipline and responsibility on the part of each student, a growing awareness of each individual's needs, and the understanding and respect of others.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Georgetown
    St John School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 134 students
    18.3 miles
    106 Military St
    Georgetown, KY 40324
    (502) 863-2607
    18.3 PK-8
  • Lexington
    Grades: NS-8 | 150 students
    22.9 miles
    725 Stone Road
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 277-4805
    22.9 NS-8
  • Lexington
     Ss Peter & Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 490 students
    22.9 miles
    423 West Short Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    (859) 254-9257
    22.9 NS-8
  • Frankfort
    Good Shepherd School
    Good Shepherd School Photo - Good Shepherd Catholic School Putting Christ at the Heart of It All
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8
    1.5 miles
    75 Shepherd Way
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    (502) 223-5041
    1.5 NS-8
  • Latonia
    Taylor Mill Christian Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-7 | 13 students
    61.3 miles
    5235 Taylor Mill Rd
    Latonia, KY 41015
    (859) 431-9933
    61.3 1-7

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