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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,250 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,170
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31

Top Rankings

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

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,250 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Miami Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
128 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Ingrid Palmisano


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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,250 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,170
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31

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The average private school tuition in Miami, FL is $15,485 for elementary schools and $16,676 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Miami, FL is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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