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
National History Day contestants head to regionals. Some great presentations were on display at the ACDS gym on February 23, and now it's on to the next step for some Seventh Graders.
OMG, it's time for the All-School Play! April 28 and 29 at the Wheeler Opera House, join ACDS students for a trip back in time to Mount Olympus and find out: is Hades really the ultimate bad boy everyone thinks he is? Or maybe all the gods and goddesses are more complex than they appear.
What's a First Grader's impression of the election system? Young citizens at ACDS have been compiling their own dictionary of civic definitions.
Profile: Jen Schumacher '98, part of a legendary family with six (count 'em) ACDS graduates, has brought her talents back to the Roaring Fork Valley in a counseling practice and non-profit to help patients from Denver Children's Hospital.
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
    • MonMar27 Spring break, week 2 of 2
    • MonApr03 Classes resume after spring break
    • MonApr03 Fifth Grade: Project Backpack week
    • MonApr03 School resumes after spring break
    • MonApr03 Lower & Middle School Assemblies 8:30 AM
    • WedApr05 Third Grade Outdoor Ed, climbing departs
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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