The PreK to Eighth Grade difference

You only get one chance to build a solid educational foundation, and it happens in the earliest years. Learn more about the Aspen Country Day journey. 

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
Why is it important for children to have an awareness of their own good fortune, and how can you "help gratitude grow" in your family? That's the intriguing topic of the first in our series of fall Parent Coffees. They are open to all; please come and bring friends!
As the faculty gathered for the start-of-school meetings and the summer came to a close, Head of School Josh Wolman offered his thoughts on how the PreKindergarten-Eighth Grade journey creates such a distinctive advantage for Aspen Country Day School students.
After Eighth Grade, what's next? Aspen Country Day families have expert guidance in finding a "best fit" high school. Now we are pleased to offer the latest edition of the ACDS Secondary School Search Guide, a comprehensive free resource. If you are just starting to think about grades 9-12 or are well on your way to high school, this guide is for you!
Rigorous academics, creative arts, and outdoor education programs that make up the powerful three-part ACDS curriculum. One part of that program – the arts curriculum in Middle School - has recently been updated to ensure that graduates have not only a wide exposure to all art forms but also deep practice in creative expression.
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
    • MonSep24 Eighth Grade parent meeting re: DC & high school, 2 pm, Atrium
    • MonSep24 First & Second Grade parent coffee + conversation, 8 am, Lower School Commons
    • TueSep25 Castle Creek trail public hearing, 11 am, Pitkin County BOCC
    • TueSep25 Picture Day: class photos & makeups
    • WedSep26 Blue Green Fall Games
    • WedSep26 Sixth Grade parent coffee + conversation, 8:15 am, Dining Hall
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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