The Kentucky Country Day School community is a diverse and compassionate group of thinkers, leaders, athletes, and artists. Our unique educational philosophy, dynamic programs, and beautiful 80+ acre campus are some of the key reasons we`re a top-rated school in Kentucky.
At KCD, your student will have the opportunity to explore all of their interests in a safe, supportive, and challenging academic environment that promotes curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 817 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,900
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1972
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
817 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 12%
Students by Grade
Kentucky Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, French Language & Culture, Latin, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language & Culture, Statistics, Studio Art, United States Government and Politics, United States History
Average SAT score
1340
Average ACT score
27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Self-expression with guidelines

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates vary based on grade level.
% on Financial Aid
32%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$14,450
Admissions Director
Marche Harris
Admissions Associate
Amy Purkiss

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Apiary Club, Black Student Union, Bowling Club, Chess Club, Cum Laude Society, DECA, FCA, Gay Straight Alliance, Jewish Student Association, Mental Health Awareness Club, Mock Trial, Music Performance Club, Muslim Student Association, Pep Club, Random Acts of Kindness Club, Social Justice Club, Speech Team, Y Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Orchestra, Theater

School Notes

  • Thank you for your interest in Kentucky Country Day School! Schedule a visit today to learn more about becoming a Bearcat at www.kcd.org/visit.
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
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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5  
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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5  
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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 817 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,900
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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