Discover Country Day

Overview
Discover Country Day

Discover Country Day

Sacramento Country Day is an independent, coeducational school providing a dynamic, holistic, and academically challenging environment for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade.

We inspire intellectual discovery and engage a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately, each and every day. We encourage our students to develop the full range of their capabilities – intellectual, physical, creative, social, and moral – and we cultivate the habits and skills that will enable them to lead fulfilling lives.

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Sacramento Country Day is an independent, coeducational school providing a dynamic, holistic, and academically challenging environment for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade.

We inspire intellectual discovery and engage a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately, each and every day. We encourage our students to develop the full range of their capabilities – intellectual, physical, creative, social, and moral – and we cultivate the habits and skills that will enable them to lead fulfilling lives.

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From Head of School

Read Head of School Lee Thomsen’s welcome message for prospective families.

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The Country Day Advantage

As the only PK-12th grade independent school in Sacramento and the surrounding area, attending Country Day give has many advantages.

Here are just a few:

  • Rated the Region’s #1 Best Private High School
  • Highest Average SAT Scores in the Region
  • 100% Acceptance Rate to Four-Year Colleges and Universities
  • 1 on 1 College Counseling
  • 80% of High School Faculty with Advanced Degrees
  • 80% of High School Students on Athletic Teams
  • 43% Students of Color
  • 21 Advanced Placement Courses
  • 8:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
  • Two On-Campus Libraries with a Wide Array of Online Resources
  • Two 3-D printers in our state-of-the-art Makerspace Lab
  • Campus-Wide High-Speed Wireless Network Connection
  • Brand New Recording Studio

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Country Day Viewbook

While the best way to get to know us is by scheduling a visit to our campus, our Viewbook is a good resource for parents looking for more information.

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Schedule a Visit
Get to know Country Day by touring our campus

HS Classroom setting

Come see for yourself how Country Day students shine as they think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately, each and every day.

To schedule a personal tour of campus, please complete this inquiry form. We also welcome you join us for any of our upcoming admission events.

Get to Know the Admissions Team

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Admissions Events
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Country Day provides families with multiple opportunities to visit our campus and witness our unparalleled program and community in action. Just call or email admissions to set up a private tour of our campus or for more information about these free, public events.

Events for Families with School-aged Children

All School Admissions Open House (PK-12)
Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
2636 Latham Drive, Sacramento

Please join us for our Open House to learn more about how we inspire students from PK-12th grade to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately.

At Sacramento Country Day School, we appreciate each student’s unique character. Whether your child is interested in robotics or basketball, literature or acting, Country Day’s unique program provides every student with the tools, experiences, and mentorship they need to dig deep, reach far, and realize their unique potential. 

Please register online.

High School Preview
Feb. 13, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
2636 Latham Drive, Sacramento in the Matthews Library

Join us for our annual High School Preview, and see first-hand how we challenge students to innovate and explore in a flexible academic program that merges the arts, literature, science, technology, engineering and math. Visiting students and their parents will move through a “mini-schedule” of High School classes before hearing from our speakers’ panel.

Registration information will be available soon.  Please email admissions to request an invitation.

Events for Families with Young Children

Toddler Story Hours
Oct. 19, and Oct. 26 at 9 a.m.
2636 Latham Drive, Sacramento in the Winters Library

Get an early start on literacy with Toddler Story Hour. This fun Friday morning event is designed for babies and toddlers up to age 4 and their parents/caregivers. Come enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and learning all about the world of books with our Lower School Librarian Sue Ryan. Snacks and coffee are available for participants.

Please register online.

Country Day admits students without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, and affords them all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate against any student in any way as legally defined in state and federal laws for co-educational schools in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.