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
Takeaways from the fall series of Parent Coffee + Conversation events are many and insightful. Check them out in this list of helpful resources for parents handling issues from "how to build gratitude in children" to "helping teens see the positive side of stress."
Trip report: the amazing DC trip for Eighth Graders, cornerstone of the US History curriculum that focuses on critical thinking and responsible citizenship. It was a remarkable week to be in the nation's capital, not just because of the 90-degree weather!
What combines music, drama, art, storytelling, science, social studies, and more? It's a multi-subject performance featuring the Fourth and Fifth Graders. Everyone is invited to this musical theatre presentation Tuesday, October 30 on campus.
It appears that the dream of a bike trail to campus may be close to coming true for Aardvarks who like to bike, walk, or run to school. An update on the political process in action.
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
    • WedOct17 Fourth Grade Outdoor Ed, mountain biking, returning Friday
    • ThuOct18 Fifth Grade science geomorphology field trip
    • FriOct19 Cotillion for Fifth, Sixth, Seventh Graders (also 11/2, 11/9), 5-8 pm
    • TueOct23 Fifth Grade Outdoor Ed, mountain biking, returning Thursday
    • WedOct24 Seventh Grade parent coffee + conversation, 8:15 am Dining Hall
    • ThuOct25 Kids First teacher professional day; no school for PreK
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

email page print page small type default type large type
powered by finalsite