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
Seventh Graders spend time doing service projects and experiencing a new culture in the Sacred Valley of Peru each June, and the trip with World Leadership School never fails to be a transformative experience for the students. The students' own blog tells the story.
A list of the high schools our 31 graduates of 2018 earned the opportunity to attend, as well as a list of colleges and universities that offered admission to our alumni of 2014 heading from high school to college.
There are plenty of yoga trends -- yoga on paddleboards, yoga with baby goats, even yoga with snakes. Now, get ready for First Grade yoga -- in Spanish! It's all part of the World Languages curriculum in Lower School at ACDS, where the focus is on building fluency, learning (and using!) vocabulary, and enjoying a new language. 
Unlocking the mysteries of MIddle School: Fifth Graders shared their most pressing questions about life in Sixth Grade, and here are the answers from Head of Middle School Brenda Stockdale.
The Power of Three

Academics

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

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Arts

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

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Outdoors

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

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Coming Soon View All Events
    • TueAug07 Community Hike: Smuggler 8:00 AMmeet at upper parking lot
    • MonAug27 Faculty professional meetings week
    • ThuAug30 New Family Welcome Dinner for families brand new to ACDS
    • FriAug31 New Family Orientation & Middle School Advisory Gatherings
    • TueSep04 First day of school (half day for PreK & K Tues & Wed)
    • WedSep05 Outdoor Ed for Middle School, backpacking trips, returning Friday
People of Country Day

Teachers

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Families

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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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