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Our vision: to inspire, engage, and empower a community that fosters innovation, creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving within and across the curriculum and co-curriculum.


  • To provide unique learning experiences through collaboration.
  • To inspire creative, critical, and analytical thinking.
  • To inspire an appreciation for and the imagination needed to design, create, and utilize advanced technologies.
  • To develop leaders who support one another through collaboration.
  • To provide professional learning and resources for educators.

S.T.E.A.M. in Action

S.T.E.A.M. Coordinator
Cathie Bischoff

The RCDS Makerspace

Located in the Cohen Center for the Creative Arts, the design Makerspace is an innovation lab for Middle and Upper School students. The space serves as a hub of creativity and invention on campus, featuring a wide range of engineering and manufacturing equipment. Built to inspire new modes of design-oriented thinking, hands-on learning, and inventive creativity, the Makerspace has fast become a favorite place for discovery, exploration, and collaboration for the Rye Country Day community.


S.T.E.A.M. News

Sundials in Third Grade

In science class, third grade students created sundials and tested them in the Lower School garden.