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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 265 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
265 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
The Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates depend on the program of choice https://www.countryday.org/admissions/tuition
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
L. Hall
Admissions Associate
none

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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 265 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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The average private school tuition in Fairfax County, VA is $18,824 for elementary schools and $20,825 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fairfax County, VA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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