Project-based learning

A part of every child's experience at Aspen Country Day School. 

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
How one transformative year (Eighth Grade) set the stage for a career in politics at the highest levels. Meet Andrea Hailey '99
Every year, the week before our All-School Play is busy with rehearsals, comings and goings, and butterflies. What are the life lessons to be gained from Play Week? Plenty.
Father of a Second Grader writes about accompanying the class outdoor ed trip to Moab.
A few details about our nationally normed testing program, the ERB Comprehensive Testing Program Assessment, which students in Third-Seventh Grades take every year during Play Week, mornings only.
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
    • SatApr30 All-School Play, Wheeler Opera House, 5 pm show
    • MonMay02 Grandparents & Special Friends Day
    • MonMay02 Sixth Grade Outdoor Ed: canoe/kayak
    • TueMay03 Teacher Appreciation Day
    • WedMay04 Fifth Grade field trip 10:30 AM to 1:00 PMAspen Art Museum
    • FriMay06 Sixth Grade Outdoor Ed: canoe/kayak returns
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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