News from Rye Country Day

Middle School Principal Column - February
Lower School Principal Column - February
Upper School Principal Column - February
The Upper School is abuzz about the bulletin board created by the Political Forum club. Check out this video in which Zach and Jack, the club's leaders, explain their interactive poll of the US community.
Each year RCDS students, faculty and staff, alumni, parents, past parents, grandparents, and friends of the School come together in the fall to begin rehearsing for the Festival Chorus Concert.
Enjoy these two songs from Rye Country Day's Upper School a cappella group, The Wildscats, from a recent on-campus concert.
Headmaster Scott Nelson delivered the annual presentation of the State of the School to the Parents Association on January 12, 2016.

Upcoming Events

    • SunFeb07 MS Musical Rehearsal 6:00 PM

Our Values

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.

The RCDS Wildcats

About RCDS

We are a Pre-K through Grade 12 co-educational independent day school dedicated to inspiring excellence with a purpose.


Academics at RCDS are demanding. They are also stimulating, inventive, exciting, and fun.


Our School motto, "Not for Self, but for Service," is at the heart of everything we do.


Dedicated faculty and outstanding facilities inspire passions for dance, music, theater, and visual arts.


Physical education is a critical component of an RCDS education, and the Wildcats play on 72 interscholastic teams.


The best way to get to know us is to visit campus. Please attend an Open House, or schedule a visit by calling 914-925-4513.


Through your gift to RCDS, you are ensuring access to an excellent and innovative education for generations to come.
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