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
ACDS graduates of 2017 (both our Eighth Graders leaving ACDS and those alumni graduating from high school this year) were offered admission at schools and colleges across the country. See where their next journey might take them!
The Eighth Grade graduates of 2017 had sunshine and blue skies for their big day, appropriate for such an accomplished class of talented students. Read about where they're headed and see scenes from graduation 2017.
Cover to cover: something for every Aardvark in the newly revived magazine for the Aspen Country Day community, The Ponds.
A message from ACDS's social-emotional learning coordinator, Morgan Henschke, with some reading, events, and things to ponder over the summer. Also: who's up for a parent book club?
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
    • MonAug28 Teacher orientation begins
    • ThuAug31 New Family Dinner 5:30 PMon campus
    • FriSep01 New Family Orientation & Eighth Grade Leadership Workshop
    • TueSep05 First day of school
    • TueSep05 Half day for PreK & Kindergarten
    • WedSep06 Half day for PreK & Kindergarten
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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