Kentucky Country Day School

  • Kentucky Country Day School challenges its students to achieve their highest level of academic excellence and to grow into honorable men and women of confidence and integrity.
  • We inspire personal growth through a diverse community and participation in the arts, athletics, and community service.
  • By doing so, Kentucky Country Day School prepares its students to live successful lives and make meaningful contributions to society.
  • This mission is succinctly encapsulated in our motto: Citizen, Scholar, Steward.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1972
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students816 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Kentucky Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers111 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced Courses19th Century British Novel, African Literature, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science B, European History, French V, French V Literature, Journeys and Pilgrimages, Latin V, Modernism, Music Theory, Non-fiction Literature, Physics, Psychology, Spanish V, Statistics, Studio Portfolio II, United States Government and Politics, United States History
Average SAT score1340
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Self-expression with Guidelines)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 22 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$21,900
Tuition NotesTuition rates change based on grade level.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$10,500
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMarche Harris
Admissions AssociateAmy Purkiss

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

School Notes

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Louisville
    Grades: PK-12 | 676 students
    8.5 miles
    2427 Glenmary Ave
    Louisville, KY 40204
    (502) 479-0340
    8.5 PK-12
    676
  • Louisville
    Grades: PK-12 | 422 students
    7.6 miles
    3101 Bluebird Ln
    Louisville, KY 40299
    (502) 267-6187
    7.6 PK-12
    422
  • Louisville
    Grades: PK-12 | 1765 students
    6.7 miles
    700 S English Station Road
    Louisville, KY 40245
    (502) 244-3225
    6.7 PK-12
    1765
  • Louisville
    Grades: K-12 | 297 students
    4.4 miles
    4238 Westport Rd
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502) 893-0433
    4.4 K-12
    297
  • Louisville
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    Alternative School
    Grades: NS-5 | 251 students
    3.4 miles
    4200 Lime Kiln Lane
    Louisville, KY 40222
    (502) 425-6904
    3.4 NS-5
    251

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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My children have been attending KCD since Junior Kindergarten (now 6th & 4th). I am constantly amazed by the dedication of the teachers and administrators. Not only are my children receiving, what I believe is, the best education in the Louisville area but they are learning skills that will prepare them to be well rounded adults. The school motto: Citizen, Scholar, Steward is apparent everywhere you look! It is an exciting time to be a Bearcat!
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My two sons have been enrolled at KCD since Junior Kindergarten. They're now in the upper school. We've been pleased with their education and the opportunities presented to them at every stage. The teachers are warm and caring. They are willing to stay after school to help students with their work. There are many opportunities to try different kinds of athletics and arts. The parent community is welcoming. It's been a great fit for our family.
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i have heard only good things about ur school thats why im interested in enrolling my daughter for the next school year.shes an excellent student plue is very interested in science.hope to hear some thing from ur dept. soon.
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The average private school tuition in Louisville, KY is $9,578 for elementary schools and $10,604 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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