Joy in the journey

Country Day students make a deep connection to nature on campus and farther afield. See more

Spectacular new campus

What a place to learn and grow! Limited openings. Inquire today.

Arts at the heart

Fostering creativity through music, drama, and art. Read more.


Project-based learning

A part of every child's experience at Aspen Country Day School. Read more.

The way school should be

Authentic learning with skilled, caring teachers to guide the journey. Meet the people of Country Day.

Learning. It's personal.

Inquire today. We know what works in education for PreK through Eighth Grade.

A solid academic foundation

A balance of nurture + rigor fosters confident, independent learners. Explore our program grade by grade.

What we treasure at ACDS

Character. Respect. Responsibility. Community. Perseverance.

Become your best

Graduates excel at their next schools, whether public or private, boarding or day, nearby or far away. 

Aspen Country Day School

a personal approach to excellence in academics, arts, and outdoor education for PreKindergarten through Eighth Grade

On the Journey View All News
Coming up January 21, a must-hear message about the effects of marijuana on the adolescent brain.
A new dance class, Tynker Coding, etiquette, yoga, and a class where you design and create your "dream room." All that and more is available to ACDS students -- and to students from other schools, too.
National Geographic's Geo Bee competition comes to ACDS Monday, January 30 at 1:30 pm. Here are some great games and apps to refresh your geography knowledge.
A morning in the classroom is a great way to find out if Kindergarten at ACDS is right for your family. We are now enrolling for next fall.
The Power of Three


Strong, solid foundation: children become critical thinkers prepared for a lifetime of purposeful learning.



Commitment to creativity: the arts, an essential part of school life, foster the growing imagination.



Reslience & grit: children grow up at home in nature, building self-confidence and a sense of community.


Coming Soon View All Events
    • SatJan21 Important talk for parents: marijuana & the teen brain 5:00 PMAspen District Theatre
    • MonJan23 Fifth Grade: Project Backpack this week
    • MonJan23 Seventh Grade hut trip group 2 pack check
    • MonJan23 Buddy Grades 8:30 AM
    • TueJan24 Seventh Grade Outdoor Ed, ski touring, group 2 departs 7:15 am
    • FriJan27 Seventh Grade Outdoor Ed, ski touring, group 2 returns
People of Country Day


meet the team


parents ACDS

Aspen Country Day School
85 Country Day Way Aspen, Colorado 81611
Phone: 970.925.1909
Time to consider ACDS

Our PreK to Eighth Grade school in the mountains of Colorado

The Way School Should Be

With a balance of nurture and rigor, children become their best

The Power of Three

Rigorous academics, creative arts, outdoor education

A welcoming community

Our motto, de amicitia: in the spirit of friendship

Out into the wide world

Alums carry the Aardvark spirit far and wide

A culture of generosity

Many ways to help make Country Day's future even brighter

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