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
Prepare for next year with Move-Up coffees for parents. Preview the year ahead, get to know your child's teachers for the coming homeroom or advisory, and bring all your questions! Schedule here.
All about the festive last day of school, Thursday, June 1, including rules for making your Regatta boat to sail on the pond!
Update from our lunch service, Sage Dining, on the commitment to sustainability: sourcing products that are safe, local, and organic whenever possible, minimizing waste, and more.
Aardvarks, meet the Hamsters. Join the Seventh Graders for a movie ("G-Force") and some fun in the Lower School Commons after school on Friday. The $10 charge ($15 with snacks) helps fund the class's community service project in Peru this June.
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
    • SatMay27 Eighth Grade Outdoor Ed river trip returns
    • MonMay29 Memorial Day, no school
    • TueMay30 Fourth Grade: Author's Chair + Animal Presentations, Mary Frances's class 8:15 AM to 9:30 AMLower School Commons
    • TueMay30 Eighth Grade Student-Led Conferences 12:00 PM to 3:00 PMMiddle School classrooms
    • WedMay31 Buddy Family meeting 8:15 AMDining Hall
    • WedMay31 Fourth Grade: Author's Chair + Animal Presentations, Clark's class 8:15 AM to 9:30 AMLower School Commons
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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