Cincinnati Country Day School, founded in 1926, is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory school serving pre-primary (18 months) through grade 12 students. Rigorous PREPERATON. JOYFUL environment.
SUCCESS in any world. The School emphasizes educational excellence, character development, extracurricular involvement, and integrated technology. Students in grades 5 - 12 have their own laptop computer. With a rich academic curriculum and superior technology program, CCDS inspires a passion for learning and independent thinking through a steadfast commitment to academic excellence, personal integrity, and service to others.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 870 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,555
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / rolling

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Cincinnati Country Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1926
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students
870 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Cincinnati Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
130 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
78%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1360
Average ACT score
29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniform K-4; Dress Code 5-12)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $6650 to $26380 depending on the grade/program.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$14,400
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Aaron B. Kellenberger
Admissions Associate
Jennie Bedel (ECH-Grade 4)
Endowment Size
$20 million

Sports

School Notes

  • Lower School (18 months - grade 4; including pre-Kindergarten, Montessori, and Kindergarten)
  • Middle School (grades 5 - 8)
  • Upper School (grades 9 - 12)

School Reviews

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The teachers know the kids so well. They are able to individualize instruction and include emotional and social growth in our childrens'' development plans. Classes are fun for the kids because the teachers use inventive means to teach what must be learned. Students have art, phys ed, swimming, science, library and language pull-out in the lower school. Middle school (grades 7 and 8) require participation in school sports each season as a phys ed requirement. It's a great way to get the kids to step outside their comfort zone and find a new interest.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 870 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,555
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Cincinnati, OH is $8,297 for elementary schools and $14,327 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cincinnati, OH is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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