No child left inside

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

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. Our Boarding School Fair is Saturday, October 10. Register for updates.

The way school should be

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

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
Our dreams coming true: the 2015-16 school year brings the final phase of construction on campus and record enrollment at Country Day. Take a video tour of the campus and go "behind the fence" with board chair Scott Russell.
Students: here are your summer homework assignments, designed to keep your skills fresh for the coming year. Reading, math, foreign language, and more.
Make some music: new to ACDS for the 2015-16 academic year, electives in partnership with Jazz Aspen Snowmass offer unparalleled instruction and practice opportunities, including the very cool JAS Beat Lab using Berklee Pulse.
As summer reaches its midpoint, here's a look back at all the accomplishments of the year gone by, and a look forward at all the learning and growth ahead.
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
    • TueSep01 Happy summer! our office is open 9-3, Mondays to Thursdays
    • WedSep02 New Family Dinner
    • FriSep04 New Family Orientation
    • FriSep04 Eighth Grade Leadership training workshop 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • MonSep07 Labor Day
    • TueSep08 1/2 day for both PreK classes & K, pickup at 11:30
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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