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
Musings on music: as we prepare for the Holiday Sing, teacher Brandon Joseph offers these thoughts on the power of children's voices in bringing peace to us all.
Fourth and Fifth Graders joined the stampede to theaters to see the movie Wonder. Here, two thoughtful viewers offer their opinion on how well the movie matched up with their expectations of the beloved novel.
The Aspen Country Day PreKindergarten program is excited to have earned a stellar rating from Colorado Shines, the statewide ranking program for early childhood education programs.
"When students feel heard, validated, and understood, they are better able to figure out a solution on their own."
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
    • WedDec13 Middle School Exams 8:00 AM to 9:45 AM
    • WedDec13 Kindergarten Preview & Small Moments Publishing Party 8:30 AM to 9:30 AMLower School Commons
    • ThuDec14 Middle School Exams 8:00 AM to 9:45 AM
    • FriDec15 Holiday Sing: annual concert 11:00 AM
    • MonDec18 Winter break, no school
    • MonDec25 Winter break, no school
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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