General Information

  • Co-educational, Kindergarten through 8th grade

  • Independent, nonsectarian day school

  • 200 students

  • Student/teacher ratio of 7:1

  • Average class size of 13

  • Rigorous academic curriculum designed to prepare students for the challenges of the twenty-first century

  • Robust music, performing and fine arts curriculum

  • Dynamic service learning program
  • Soccer, basketball, swimming, cross country, tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, and softball interscholastic teams

  • Spanish language instruction in all grades

  • 1:1 iPads in all grades, K-8

  • Innovation Lab with 3D printers, video production equipment, and maker space
  • ACDS graduates from 2014-2017 are currently attending 38 different high schools

  • Lunch program available for a fee

  • Located in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria

  • Founded in 1983

 

Accreditation and Association Memberships

  • Alexandria Country Day School is an accredited member of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools.

  • Founding member of Emerging Scholars

  • A member of the National Association of Independent Schools, Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington, the Black Student Fund, and the Latino Student Fund.