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, if anything, connects our school to other "country day schools" around the United States? A look at the movement and tradition behind these most American of independent schools.
Construction begins May 21 on a major renovation of the Castle Creek building -- the last remaining phase of our campus redevelopment that started in 2007. Next fall, look for beautifully refreshed homes for the Fourth and Fifth Grades, World Languages, Music, Outdoor Education, and main office. But first, some classes will be relocated for the last two weeks of school. See all the details here.
For practice taking standardized tests, for a check on curriculum delivery, for a snapshot of student performance: ACDS administers the Comprehensive Testing Program Assessment from ERB each spring. It's just one of the many ways we assess student learning.
Takeaways and resources from the internet safety presentations that Lee Damuth, chief investigator for the District Attorney in our region, shared with Middle School students recently. Some great advice for dealing with life in the online world.
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
    • FriApr27 All-School Play, Lost in Time 6:00 PMWheeler Opera House
    • SatApr28 All-School Play, Lost in Time 5:00 PMWheeler Opera House
    • MonApr30 Grandparents & Special Friends Day
    • MonApr30 Sixth Grade Outdoor Ed, canoe/kayak
    • ThuMay03 Fourth Grade Science trip Denver: zoo
    • FriMay04 Fourth Grade Science trip Denver: zoo (returns 3 pm)
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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