Miami Country Day School

  • Miami Country Day School was funded in 1938 as aresidentialproprietary boarding school for Boys through eighthgrade and hasevolved remarkably over the past79 years.
  • The school has become a coeducational,nonprofit,interdenominational school with approximately 1350students inPre-Kindergarten 3 through grade 12 representingapproximately 44countries.
  • The school's first twelfth grade graduating class wasin1981. 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 andcompassion, are fostered with a strong collegepreparatoryprogram.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1938
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students1182 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 41%
Students by GradeMiami Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers120 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses22 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,067
% on Financial Aid
13%
Admissions DirectorIngrid Palmisano

Sports

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

School Notes

  • The mission of Miami Country Day School is to educate thewholechild with a uniquely diverse, comprehensive, andwell-balancededucational experience. A multi-faceted curriculumfocuses on thedevelopment a childs' six areas of potential:Physical, Aesthetic,Intellectual, Emotional, Social, and Spiritual.An innovative blendof traditional and cutting-edge teachingmethodologies supportstudents along an integrated continuum oflearning. Rigorousacademics, advanced technology and extensiveenrichment programsare balanced with a focus on values, characterdevelopment, and akeen awareness of the rewards andresponsibilities of globalcitizenship. The result is a student withthe consciousness,capacity, and confidence for success in collegeand life in the21st century.

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    Grades: 6-12 | 1088 students
    11.1 miles
    3575 Main Hwy
    Miami, FL 33133
    (305)460-8800
    11.1 6-12
    1088
  • Miami
    Grades: PK-12 | 271 students
    10 miles
    2732 Sw 32nd Avenue
    Miami, FL 33133
    (305)448-1463
    10 PK-12
    271
  • Miami
    Grades: PK-12 | 1166 students
    5.7 miles
    19000 Northeast 25th Avenue
    Miami, FL 33180
    (305)931-2831
    5.7 PK-12
    1166
  • Miami
    Grades: 6-12 | 105 students
    3.9 miles
    1881 NE 164th Street
    Miami, FL 33162
    (305)940-3922
    3.9 6-12
    105
  • Hialeah
    Grades: 6-12 | 213 students
    6.3 miles
    1851 Palm Avenue
    Hialeah, FL 33010
    (305)888-3760
    6.3 6-12
    213

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