Greenwich Country Day School

  • The mission of The Greenwich Country Day School is to enable all children in our care to discover and to develop what is finest in themselves- to achieve high standards in their studies, in their play, and in their character.
  • We are committed to the ideal of a coeducational family school.
  • We recognize that every child is an individual who possesses unique talents and abilities.
  • In an elementary school program, we promote consideration of others, value diversity, and teach respect for all people.
  • The Greenwich Country Day School maintains high academic standards, a broad and balanced curriculum, and time-honored traditions.
  • We encourage children to take intellectual risks. The school prepares students for rigorous secondary school studies and endeavors to foster a love of learning that endures.
  • We believe the quality of our faculty is essential to the achievement of our mission.
  • The Greenwich Country Day School challenges students in mind, body, and spirit-for their personal growth and for the common good.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-9

Student Body

Total Students864 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeGreenwich Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers123 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenwich
    Grades: PK-12 | 805 students
    1.1 miles
    200 N Maple Ave
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    (203)625-8900
    1.1 PK-12
    805
  • Greenwich
    Grades: PK-12 | 1006 students
    0.9 miles
    100 Maher Avenue
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    (203)625-5800
    0.9 PK-12
    1006
  • Greenwich
    Grades: NS-12 | 233 students
    3.5 miles
    257 Stanwich Rd
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    (203)542-0000
    3.5 NS-12
    233
  • Greenwich
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    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-8 | 432 students
    6.2 miles
    969 Lake Avenue
    Greenwich, CT 06831
    (203)302-3900
    6.2 NS-8
    432
  • New Canaan
    Grades: 5-12 | 581 students
    13.3 miles
    377 North Wilton Road
    New Canaan, CT 06840
    (203)801-4833
    13.3 5-12
    581

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