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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 816 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,900
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 22 / rolling

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
816 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade
Kentucky Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
111 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
19th 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 score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(Self-expression with Guidelines)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 22 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates change based on grade level.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Marche Harris
Admissions Associate
Amy Purkiss



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

School Notes

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 816 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,900
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 22 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Louisville, KY is $9,671 for elementary schools and $10,333 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisville, KY is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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