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.

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
Sage advice for parents from soon-to-be graduates: real ways to help your child with academics in MIddle School.
Resource for time-strapped parents: lots of options for summer adventure, tutoring, day camps, all in one place.
What's happening behind the construction fence? Amazing new facilities opening at ACDS in the fall of 2016.
Creativity wins the day for Alexander C., Seventh Grader, at the state competition for National History Day.
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
    • TueMay31 Eighth Grade student-led conferences
    • TueMay31 Exams: Sixth, science; Seventh, English
    • TueMay31 PIE Parent Assn grade ambassador lunch 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • TueMay31 Lower School assembly with Aspen TREE 2:30 PMoutside
    • WedJun01 Eighth Grade student-led conferences
    • WedJun01 Exams: Sixth, history; Seventh, math
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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