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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,251 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Greenwich Country Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1926

Student Body

Total Students
1,251 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Greenwich Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
123 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 15 / Jan. 15
Endowment Size
$70 million
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Greenwich Country Day School's ranking?

Greenwich Country Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Greenwich Country Day School?

The application deadline for Greenwich Country Day School is Dec. 15 / Jan. 15.

School Reviews

Endorse Greenwich Country Day School. 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
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

How To Find The School You Want
How To Find The School You Want
Finding the right school for your child is a major project. However, if you tackle it methodically, you will get good results. Here's a roadmap to finding the school you want.
Private School Supplies
Private School Supplies
Your child will need lots of supplies when she goes off to private school. These lists will help get you organized.
A Baker's Dozen of 'Must Have' Sites
A Baker's Dozen of 'Must Have' Sites
Here are my picks for 'must have' web sites when it comes to finding out about private K-12 schools.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,251 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Fairfield County, CT is $19,830 for elementary schools and $29,356 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).

Related School Videos

Quick Links