Why do students choose RCDS?
Why do parents choose RCDS?
A diverse and inclusive community

RCDS is actively committed to diversity and fostering a strong sense of belonging.

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Advancing a Tradition of Excellence: The Campaign for RCDS
Advancing a Tradition of Excellence: The Campaign for RCDS

We are now accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year. For information and to apply, visit ryecountryday.org/admissions →


News From Rye Country Day

This year, two RCDS faculty members, Jennifer Doran (MS and US Science) and Gail Sestito (MS Science and Computer Science; Makerspace Director), are teaming up to visualize and share the volume and content of the myriad learning activities that take place at Rye Country Day on a daily basis.

Read more about Classroom Candids: A Year of Collecting, Documenting, and Presenting Student Work via Social Media (2019-20)



Upcoming Events

Grade 5 Parent Discussion
PA Coffee & Volunteer Fair
MS Curriculum Night
Gr 2 Parent Math Workshop
MS Service Day

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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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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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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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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