Miami Country Day School

  • Miami Country Day School was funded in 1938 as a residential proprietary boarding school for Boys through eighth grade and has evolved remarkably over the past 79 years.
  • The school has become a coeducational, nonprofit, interdenominational school with approximately 1350 students in Pre-Kindergarten 3 through grade 12 representing approximately 44 countries.
  • The school's first twelfth grade graduating class was in 1981.
  • The education of the whole person, including the six potentials: intellectual, spiritual, social, aesthetic, physical, and emotional, and emphasis on the core values of honor, respect, wisdom and compassion, are fostered with a strong college preparatory program.

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

Student Body

Total Students1182 students
Student Body Typen/a
% 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

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 the whole child with a uniquely diverse, comprehensive, and well-balanced educational experience. A multi-faceted curriculum focuses on the development a childs' six areas of potential: Physical, Aesthetic, Intellectual, Emotional, Social, and Spiritual. An innovative blend of traditional and cutting-edge teaching methodologies support students along an integrated continuum of learning. Rigorous academics, advanced technology and extensive enrichment programs are balanced with a focus on values, character development, and a keen awareness of the rewards and responsibilities of global citizenship. The result is a student with the consciousness, capacity, and confidence for success in college and life in the 21st century.
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