Virtual Campus Tour

The RCDS campus comprises 26 acres and provides a full range of facilities for academic, athletic, artistic, musical, and theatrical pursuits. Take a virtual tour!

Please join us at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Monday, for the final performance of All Shook Up. Buy tickets.


News From Rye Country Day

Students, parents, faculty, and alumni packed the theater for three performances of All Shook Up. From the singing and dancing to the sets and the lighting, All Shook Up knocked it out of the park. Congratulations to all involved on an outstanding production.
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Forty- three RCDS students have been recognized by the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, which were established in 1923 by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers to recognize “the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation's youth.” A jury of leaders in the visual and literary arts blindly judges student submissions on the basis of the Awards' core values: originality, technical skill, and the emergence of personal voice or vision. Student talent and skill are acknowledged by a Gold Key Award (top honor), Silver Key Award, or Honorable Mention. Visit for more information on the awards.

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Upper School students Alethia Chan, Austin Pager, and Joshua Shapiro shared their experiences living and studying abroad in Korea, Spain, and China at last Friday's Wildcats Around the World roundtable lunch. French teacher Maggie Parker moderated the panel, which is part of the Wildcats Around the World series, created as a forum for students and faculty to share their global travel and study abroad experiences within the RCDS community.

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180 members of the RCDS community joined together to perform in the 22nd annual Festival Chorus. Thank you to all who participated, to Mary Marcell for directing, and to everyone who came to support it.
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Day 6
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Squash - Middle School B vs. Convent of the Sacred Heart (Away)
Squash - Middle School A vs. Convent of the Sacred Heart (Away)

Mission and Signature Initiatives

Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, college preparatory school dedicated to providing students from Pre -Kindergarten through Grade 12 with an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches. In a nurturing and supportive environment, we offer a challenging program that stimulates individuals to achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative and social endeavors. We are actively committed to diversity. We expect and promote moral responsibility, and strive to develop strength of character within a respectful school community. Our goal is to foster a lifelong passion for learning, understanding, and service in an ever-changing world.

Mission and Philosphy

Nurturing, responsive, rigorous, and affirming.

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Public Purpose

Our motto: "Not for Self, but for Service."

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Diversity and Inclusion

Our mission states: "We are actively committed to diversity."

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We seek to foster understanding of the world around us and to promote moral responsibility as citizens of the planet.

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Advancing A Tradition Of Excellence

The impact of this campaign will be felt immediately by our students and faculty, and its legacy will endure for generations to come.

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The Institute for Innovative Teaching and Learning

How might we continue to evolve and innovate in order to provide an excellent education that prepares students for the future?

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Balance & Wellness

A balanced and healthy lifestyle is vital.

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Character, Leadership, & Ethics

Who do I want to be? How do I want to live?

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Global Studies

Students develop a deep understanding of other perspectives and of themselves.

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Using Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math to design solutions.

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