Miami Country Day School

  • Miami Country Day School was funded in 1938 as a residentialproprietary boarding school for Boys through eighth grade and hasevolved remarkably over the past 80 years.
  • The school has become a coeducational, nonprofit,interdenominational school with approximately 1250 students inPre-Kindergarten 3 through 12th grade representing nearly 44countries.
  • The school's first twelfth grade graduating class was in1981. The education of the whole person, including the sixpotentials: intellectual, spiritual, social, aesthetic, physical,and emotional, and emphasis on the core values of honor, respect,wisdom and compassion, are fostered with a strongcollege-preparatory program.

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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 Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1938
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students1250 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by GradeMiami Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers128 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses21 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1230
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$32,170
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorIngrid Palmisano


Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Water Polo

School Notes

  • The mission of Miami Country Day School is to educate the wholechild with a uniquely diverse, comprehensive, and well-balancededucational experience. A multi-faceted curriculum focuses on thedevelopment of a childs' six areas of potential: Physical,Aesthetic, Intellectual, Emotional, Social, and Spiritual. Aninnovative blend of traditional and cutting-edge teachingmethodologies supports students along an integrated continuum oflearning. Rigorous academics, advanced technology and extensiveenrichment programs are balanced with a focus on values, characterdevelopment, and a keen awareness of the rewards andresponsibilities of global citizenship. The result is a studentwith the consciousness,capacity, and confidence for success incollege and life in the 21st century.

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    Grades: 6-12 | 1088 students
    12 miles
    3575 Main Hwy
    Miami, FL 33133
    12 6-12
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    Grades: PK-12 | 1166 students
    4.7 miles
    19000 Northeast 25th Avenue
    Miami, FL 33180
    4.7 PK-12
  • Miami
    Grades: PK-12 | 271 students
    10.9 miles
    2732 Sw 32nd Avenue
    Miami, FL 33133
    10.9 PK-12
  • Miami
    Grades: PK-8 | 503 students
    4 miles
    592 Ne 60th St
    Miami, FL 33137
    4 PK-8
  • Hialeah
    Grades: 6-12 | 213 students
    6.8 miles
    1851 Palm Avenue
    Hialeah, FL 33010
    6.8 6-12

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