Wheeling Country Day School

Wheeling Country Day School is an independent private school that was founded in 1929 by Mrs. Margaret L. Holloway.
Set in the Woodsdale section of Wheeling and spanning over 6 acres, it serves a student population of boys and girls from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
One of it's more unique features is its predominently outdoor setting filled with courtyards, walkways and open fields-perfect places for children to explore the world around them.
It is the mission of Wheeling Country Day School to empower students to think, to create, and to communicate in a nurturing environment where learning and character are paramount.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WV School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,890
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Wheeling Country Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1929

Student Body

Total Students
226 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade
Wheeling Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
26 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Middle school students are casual dress.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$12,890 tuition is for students in grades Senior Kindergarten-8th. Please contact the school for Preschool and Junior Kindergarten tuition amounts.
% on Financial Aid
41%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,300
Admissions Director
Stephanie Skadra

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

  • Wheeling Country Day School is an independent private school that was founded in 1929 by Mrs. Margaret L. Holloway. Set in the Woodsdale section of Wheeling and spanning over 6 acres, it serves a student population of boys and girls from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. One of it's more unique features is its predominently outdoor setting filled with courtyards, walkways and open fields-perfect places for children to explore the world around them.
  • WCDS empowers students to think, to create, and to communicate in a nurturing environment where learning and character are paramount.Wheeling Country Day School`s purpose is to nurture the intellectual, creative, and ethical growth of children from diverse backgrounds. A balanced program of academic basics, fine arts, physical development, and critical thinking develops and enhances students` individual and cooperative abilities. In a positive environment children learn to be self-reliant, self-motivated, and resourceful learners. A supportive faculty challenges students to learn independently and within a group, with and without direct instruction, and the faculty rewards the students` best efforts, ambition, and accomplishments. A wide variety of activities beyond the classroom enrich learning opportunities. Personalized instruction using various methods and materials contributes to the total experience.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Wheeling Country Day School cost?
Wheeling Country Day School's tuition is approximately $12,890 for private students.
What sports does Wheeling Country Day School offer?
Wheeling Country Day School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Cross Country, Golf, Martial Arts and Swimming.
What is Wheeling Country Day School's ranking?
Wheeling Country Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in West Virginia for: Highest percentage of students of color, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Wheeling Country Day School?
The application deadline for Wheeling Country Day School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Wheeling Country Day School located?
Wheeling Country Day School is located in the Woodsdale neighborhood of Wheeling, WV.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WV School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,890
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in West Virginia is $6,621 for elementary schools and $6,730 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in West Virginia is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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