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
Q: Advisory in MIddle School - what's it all about? A: Relationships. As students move out of the Lower School homeroom structure and into the Middle School grades, the personal approach of three-times-weekly Advisory provides a bridge between school and home.
At Aspen Country Day School, kids and teachers are enjoying amazing lunches created by new SAGE Dining chef Noelle Zablosky and her team. The latest issue of At Home with SAGE has some great stories about allergy awareness, along with a fantastic chicken recipe from Cuba. Browse the magazine here. 
#loveACDS: in our just-for-fun poll a few years ago, students, faculty, alumni, and parents gave the top 14 reasons they love Country Day. Check them out! And this Valentine's Day, why not take a moment to share your own reasons on social? Here's the hashtag: #loveACDS
Learning to create a stronger, healthier community one child at a time: the ACDS Mindfulness Program helps kids learn patience, gratitude, cooperation, courage, and much more. An update from a parent leader of this program that has become such an integral part of the Country Day community and brought important new skills to students.
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
    • MonFeb19 Presidents Day, no school
    • TueFeb20 Ski for PE: Kindergarten to Second Grade
    • WedFeb21 no PreK skiing
    • WedFeb21 Parent meetings for next year's 9th grades at Aspen High & Basalt High 5:30 PM to 7:00 PMAspen High Seminar Room
    • ThuFeb22 Ski for PE: Third to Fifth Grades
    • ThuFeb22 Parent Coffee: Help! Homework! hands off or hover? 8:00 AM to 9:15 AMDining 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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