Detroit Country Day Junior

  • 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 Students221 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Detroit Country Day Junior Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to Detroit Country Day Junior is Detroit Country Day School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bloomfield Hills
    Grades: PK-12 | 1328 students
    0.5 miles
    3003 W Maple Rd
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
    (248) 430-3548
    0.5 PK-12
    1328
  • Bloomfield Hills
    Grades: PK-8 | 437 students
    0.7 miles
    3691 Lincoln Rd
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
    (248) 724-3377
    0.7 PK-8
    437
  • Bloomfield Hills
    Brother Rice High School
    Brother Rice High School Photo
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 530 students
    0.8 miles
    7101 Lahser Rd
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
    (248) 833-2020
    0.8 9-12
    530
  • Bloomfield Hills
    Marian High School
    Marian High School Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12
    0.9 miles
    7225 Lahser Road
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
    (248) 502-3033
    0.9 9-12
    n/a
  • Franklin
    Beverly Hills Academy
    Montessori School (Islamic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 169 students
    1.4 miles
    32605 Bell Vine Trl
    Franklin, MI 48025
    (248) 433-9470
    1.4 PK-8
    169

School Reviews

Endorse Detroit Country Day Junior. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
Now that school has safely reopened, what can we parents do to support and encourage the schools we care about so much?
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
This article aims to show you where to look for information about school reopening protocols, school reopening communications, schools that have closed, and schools with COVID-19 cases, among other COVID-19 related issues.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Michigan is $4,702 for elementary schools and $10,469 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).