Detroit Country Day Junior (3-5)

Tel: (248)647-2522
  • At Detroit Country Day School, we are committed to providing a superior college preparatory education for every one of our students.
  • For more than 90 years, the core of this commitment has been academic excellence excellence realized through an innovative and rigorous curriculum combined with individual attention from our outstanding faculty.
  • As universities become increasingly selective, Country Day students are given an edge through a strong foundation in the liberal arts and instruction in a wide range of study and research skills.
  • The unique academic experience at Country Day stretches beyond the classroom and extends into extracurricular activities, home and the community.
  • The Detroit Country Day School motto, "Mens Sana in Corpore Sano" reflects the philosophy of the Middle School.
  • We believe the adolescent child has special needs that must be addressed in a positive, exciting and challenging educational environment.
  • Our departmentalized curriculum, which is presented through a diversity of teaching styles and enhanced through interdisciplinary units, stresses active student involvement in academics, interscholastic athletics, physical education and the arts.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students241 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
75%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeDetroit Country Day Junior (3-5) Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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