Detroit Country Day Junior (3-5)

  • 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.

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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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