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
What's a First Grader's impression of the election system? Young citizens at ACDS have been compiling their own dictionary of civic definitions.
Profile: Jen Schumacher '98, part of a legendary family with six (count 'em) ACDS graduates, has brought her talents back to the Roaring Fork Valley in a counseling practice and non-profit to help patients from Denver Children's Hospital.
Growing up and learning: a series of conversations on child development, designed to offer parents a chance to discuss the joys, challenges, and skills of raising responsible children.
All about traditions: a teacher costume theme for Halloween, that favorite holiday of off-season Aspen. Each year, it's a big surprise. Teachers join in the traditional costume parade along the path by the ponds.
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
    • MonDec12 Buddy Grades 8:30 AM
    • MonDec12 Lower School Shakespeare Festival: Fifth Grade (Adam's) 11:00 AMEdlis-Neeson Hall
    • MonDec12 Lower School Shakespeare Festival: Third Grade (Paige's) 1:15 PMGoldsmith Hall
    • TueDec13 Lower School Shakespeare Festival: Fifth Grade (Brett's) 1:45 PMEdlis-Neeson Hall
    • ThuDec15 Small Moments publishing party: Kindergarten-Second Grade 9:00 AMLower School Commons
    • ThuDec15 Middle School Electives presentation: Tapestry of the Arts 2:30 PMEdlis-Neeson Hall
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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