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
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
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 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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  • Miami
    Grades: 6-12 | 1088 students
    11.1 miles
    3575 Main Hwy
    Miami, FL 33133
    11.1 6-12
  • Miami
    Grades: PK-12 | 271 students
    10 miles
    2732 Sw 32nd Avenue
    Miami, FL 33133
    10 PK-12
  • Miami
    Grades: PK-12 | 1166 students
    5.7 miles
    19000 Northeast 25th Avenue
    Miami, FL 33180
    5.7 PK-12
  • Miami
    Grades: 6-12 | 105 students
    3.9 miles
    1881 NE 164th Street
    Miami, FL 33162
    3.9 6-12
  • Hialeah
    Grades: 6-12 | 213 students
    6.3 miles
    1851 Palm Avenue
    Hialeah, FL 33010
    6.3 6-12

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