The Country School

716 Goldsborough Street
Easton, MD 21601
Tel: (410)822-1935
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  • The Country School's mission is to provide an outstanding academic experience for our students. We do so by adhering to some simple, but time-tested and powerful basics: small classes, individual attention, and an appropriate level of challenge for each of our learners all in a warm and nurturing family setting. Our school, while traditional and structured, is also wonderfully innovative, rich, vibrant, and child-centered. Our program provides our students with an outstanding faculty and with a firm grounding in essential academic skills yet also engenders a life-long love of learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedwide range
Year Founded1934

Student Body

Total Students289 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 33%
Students by GradeThe Country School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
77%
Average Class Size16 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(polo or oxford shirts and khaki pants, skirts or jumpers)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,550
Tuition Notestuition is all inclusive
% on Financial Aid
29%
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKim Balderson

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Cooking Club, Latin Club, Lego Club, Madrigals, Math Counts, Mathletes, Peer Advocates, School Newspaper, Student Council Cooking Club, Latin Club, Lego Club, Madrigals, Math Counts, Mathletes, Peer Advocates, School Newspaper,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • The Country School is an independent coeducational, K through 9 school founded in 1934. Located on Maryland`s Eastern Shore, a few blocks from downtown historic Easton, we offer a challenging academic program in a nurturing environment.
  • 287 students for the 2016-2017 school year
  • Students of color: 20%
  • Average class size: 16
  • Student/teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Faculty holding advanced degrees: 20
  • Average years of faculty experience: 16
  • Admissions: rolling
  • Financial aid available to qualified families
  • Uniform: polo shirts, khaki pants/shorts/skirts/jumpers
  • 501(c)(3) nonprofit status
  • Accreditation and memberships: AIMS, NAIS, ESHA, AISAP
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