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.

No child left inside

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

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
It's the 38th Annual All-School Play, coming to the Wheeler Opera House Friday, April 29 at 6 pm and Saturday, April 30 at 5 pm. Tickets go on sale April 11; here's a sneak preview.
Blue Green Night is one of the happiest nights of the year -- a time to celebrate and support the important mission of Aspen Country Day School. Tickets and sponsorship packages are now available.
With the Winter X Games in town this week, a party atmosphere prevails. Here, about how "the students are watching" and some parenting talking points.
Our story for this month features an aardvark who attended ACDS for high school in the heyday of the early eighties, when the town was a little more "Wild West" and the feeling of family was strong.
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
    • TueFeb09 Fourth Grade Outdoor Ed: ski touring trip departs
    • WedFeb10 PreK ski morning: Powder Pandas
    • ThuFeb11 Fourth Grade Outdoor Ed: ski touring trip returns
    • ThuFeb11 Ski Day: Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Grades
    • FriFeb12 Ski Day: Middle School
    • MonFeb15 President's Day, no school
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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