York Country Day School

York Country Day is a college preparatory school actively engaged in the pursuit of excellence.
We are committed to every student developing exceptional communication and problem-solving skills by focusing on the whole child, the process of learning, and collaborative inquiry-driven classrooms.
Educating students in preschool through grade 12, we strive to produce graduates who will make significant contributions throughout their lives as self-reliant, ethical, and compassionate leaders.
We seek to encourage in students a love of learning which will allow them to continue to seek knowledge and understanding throughout their lifetimes.
To this end we encourage students to take an active role in the learning process.
Throughout their years at Country Day, students are provided with the skills necessary for independent inquiry, critical thinking, and critical expression.
Although our academic program is challenging and is designed for students who possess high academic goals, we do recognize the uniqueness of each individual child and strive to help each fulfill his or her potential.
We are concerned with the overall growth of our students.
Recognizing that self-esteem is the core of a strong character and that success breeds success, York Country Day provides various opportunities in the classroom and/or through co-curricular activities to allow each student to discover individual strengths.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 268 students
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Placements

York Country Day School places among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
268 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
York Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size
15 students
Advanced Courses
Studio Art
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniform Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$10,485
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate
Hannah Holliway

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Greek Mythology, Mock Trial, Quiz Bowl, Science Olympiad, Service Club

Club or Organization:
Model UN, Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Theater

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 268 students
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in York, PA is $4,386 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in York, PA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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