Fairfield Country Day School

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Fairfield Country Day School is an independent school for boys, grades pre kindergarten through 9.
Founded in 1936, Fairfield Country Day provides an educational community dedicated to the personal growth and intellectual development of boys.
Small class sizes allow teachers to gain an in depth knowledge of each boys` learning style.
That knowledge enables teachers to foster the enjoyment of learning and achieve academic success.
The curriculum is designed for the mastery of core subjects while providing a range of broader offerings.
Fairfield Country Day School prepares students to succeed in the most demanding secondary schools while identifying their personal passions and academic interests.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-9
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $47,200
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 8
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-9
Year Founded
1936

Student Body

Total Students
199 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Fairfield Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki pants, button down shirt, tie, blazer

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 8
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Caroline Savage
Admissions Associate
Farrell Gerges

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

School Notes

  • Fairfield Country Day School educates the whole student- intellectual, emotional, social, physical and moral. Inside the classroom, out on the playing field, or in the dining room, faculty use all aspects of the day as learning opportunities. The extraordinary sense of community and individual attention to each student provide an environment that fosters intellectual and personal growth throughout each day. Teachers recognize each student`s accomplishments and encourage resiliency through the challenges that they may confront. To instill strong ethics and morals, all members of the community are expected to live by the school honor code. The core principles of integrity and respect are evident throughout daily life at Country Day.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fairfield Country Day School cost?
Fairfield Country Day School's tuition is approximately $47,200 for private students.
What sports does Fairfield Country Day School offer?
Fairfield Country Day School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer and Squash.
When is the application deadline for Fairfield Country Day School?
The application deadline for Fairfield Country Day School is Feb. 8.

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
FCDS creates not only an exceptional environment for academics, but as important to our family, FCDS excels in their character and value development of our boys. As parents, we feel a partnership with FCDS in working to create kind and respectful young men. Each of our boys, all quite different, has benefited tremendously from their FCDS education whether it be in the classroom, on the sports fields, or the stage. We love the focus across ages on public speaking cultivated in a nurturing environment that allows the boys to build their self-confidence. We also love the tight-knit community, amazing faculty, and excellent ongoing parent/teacher communication. We can't say enough about this gem of a school and all FCDS has done to prepare our boys for their next steps in secondary school!
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5  
Fairfield Country Day School excels at building community and character as much as it does scholarship. When exploring FCDS for our then kindergarten-aged son, we were struck by the articulateness of the older boys who led the tours, their poise with adults, and the genuine interest they took in their younger counterparts visiting the school. After several years at FCDS, we can see exactly where that comes from. There is a real sense of camaraderie in the classroom. Leadership values - empathy and responsibility - are not just part of the curriculum but modeled by the students. And our son's classmates value being at school and they respect colleagues who are interested, diligent students. The faculty are conscious of that culture, know how important it is, and have the talent and the motivation to keep it up.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-9
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $47,200
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 8
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Fairfield County, CT is $22,134 for elementary schools and $31,915 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fairfield County, CT is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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