The Country Day School

  • The Country Day School is an early childhood developmentally based curriculum that encourages the growth of children`s thought processes, the development of their conceptual understanding, and their ability to observe, analyze, predict, and make conclusions about the world. The program also strives to kindle in the children an appreciation for the beauty of our natural surroundings as well as an understanding of their responsibility to conserve and nurture their world. Out-of-doors learning activities are an important part of the curriculum and are integrated into many units of study.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1964
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students265 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Tuition NotesTuition rates depend on the program of choice https://www.countryday.org/admissions/tuition
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorL. Hall
Admissions Associatenone

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Lunch with Pals, Stay and Play

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Studio, Music

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  • Fairfax
    Grades: NS-8 | 395 students
    8 miles
    9211 Arlington Blvd
    Fairfax, VA 22031
    (703) 273-8000
    8 NS-8
    395
  • Falls Church
    Grades: NS-8 | 401 students
    6 miles
    3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd
    Falls Church, VA 22042
    (703) 533-1064
    6 NS-8
    401

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $10,747 for elementary schools and $17,508 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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