An Introduction to the RCDS Middle School
Why do students choose RCDS?
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News From Rye Country Day

On Tuesday, Governor Cuomo signed into law an amendment to the 2017 legislation enabling the New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) to sell the Boston Post Road property to RCDS. Sponsored by Assemblyman Steve Otis and Senator Shelley Mayer, the amendment supercedes the requirement in the 2017 legislation of a shared use agreement between the School and the City of Rye and establishes instead a requirement for the School to offer public user groups rental access to recreational facilities there for 29% of usable hours.

Read more about An Update on the Thruway Property



Upcoming Events

Host/New Family Parent Breakfast
Gr 5-12 Winter Choral Concert
PSAT Meeting for Gr 10-11 Parents
Gr 6-12 Winter Band Concert
Pre-K "All About Me" Celebration

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 Philosophy

Nurturing, responsive, rigorous, and affirming.

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Educational Technology

Technology is a pervasive force in education today, touching every aspect of a student’s learning journey. 

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Health & 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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Diversity and Inclusion

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

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Global Studies

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

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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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Public Purpose

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

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

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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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