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
As Thanksgiving approaches, Middle School Head Brenda Stockdale offers insights on the practice of "leading with gratitude."
Engaging students in their own learning is an educational method that really works. This is active learning, and it's the Country Day way. Here's an example from Sixth Grade Science class.
What's behind the amazing effects of music, not just on listeners but also on the singers themselves? Thoughts from Country Day music teacher Brandon Joseph.
Girls on the Run, an after school program at Country Day, teaches much more than running skills. Country Day runners recently celebrated an enormous success at the annual 5K in Steamboat.
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
    • MonNov27 School resumes after Thanksgiving break
    • MonDec04 Shakespeare: Kindergarten and Clark's Fourth Grade 12:00 PMEdlis-Neeson drama hall
    • TueDec05 Shakespeare: Annie's Fourth Grade 10:30 AMEdlis-Neeson drama hall
    • TueDec05 Shakespeare: Brett's Fifth Grade 1:00 PMEdlis-Neeson drama hall
    • WedDec06 Kindergarten Foreign Language Fair 10:00 AM to 11:15 AMLower School Commons
    • ThuDec07 Shakespeare: Third Grade 9:30 AMTeague Pavilion music room
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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