A College Preparatory School Focused on You

Considered the premier independent school in the region, Lancaster Country Day School students graduate with outcomes a good deal stronger than any public or parochial school in Hershey, Lancaster, Reading or York. Country Day's SAT scores are 240 points higher than the collective public and private school average in Lancaster County, and, by standard measurements, are the best of any individual public or private school in the five counties surrounding Lancaster.

Our right-sized classes maximize classroom productivity and warmth. 
Compare our student-faculty ratio (8:1) to area schools. Our small class sizes allow teachers the time to build relationships with each student so they receive an education that is suited to their individual needs and strengths. See what our students and their parents say about the student-faculty ratio at Lancaster Country Day.
Our outcomes suggest a reliable tradition of excellence. Lancaster Country Day School’s SAT scores are 240 points higher than the combined public and private school average in Lancaster County. View our graduate testimonials to learn more about how LCDS prepares students for college and for life beyond our four walls.

LCDS conducts national searches for faculty.
 Because of the school's motivated and capable students, our faculty can focus on helping them cultivate their ability to think independently, as well as embracing classroom innovation. Your son or daughter will be taught as a unique individual, not as one of 20-35 students of varying motivation. We hire talented faculty and staff who share a passion for education and community.
LCDS parents recognize the difference our teachers make in the lives of their children.
We have the resources to educate the whole child. At LCDS, we value commitment to community, creative expression in the arts and athletic excellence. Check out our parent and student testimonials to learn how this approach enriches the lives of our students.

LCDS inspires a deeper enthusiasm for learning. Our faculty, staff, and students encourage each other’s growth within a challenging and supportive academic environment.
Learn about the unique school culture of Lancaster Country Day and how it has shaped the way our students learn and interact with one another.
We provide a more secure and more invigorating learning experience for your child. At LCDS, students of all ages learn together under one roof. From the Country Day tradition of open lockers to the tutoring and mentoring that our Upper School students offer their younger schoolmates, LCDS provides close and supportive relationships in and out of the classroom. See how our “one school under one roof” model enriches our students’ learning experience
With better outcomes come better choices. Our college guidance office is regarded as one of the best in the country. Read what parents and graduates say about their college search experiences.
LCDS graduates are better prepared for the future. The 21st century will require flexibility and innovative thinking. Data suggests that an LCDS graduate is more likely to be a lifelong learner, with social skills and broad self-confidence borne of a range of talents and leadership experiences. Read what our graduates say about the broader preparation they received for college and life.
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Contact Information

Lancaster Country Day School
725 Hamilton Road
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 392-2916
Fax: (717) 392-0425

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  • Mr. Paul Allen 

    Director of Admission
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  • Mrs. Jamie Beth Schindler 

    Assistant Director of Admission
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  • Mrs. Tonya Bergstrom 

    Admission Associate
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An independent, college-preparatory school founded in 1908, Lancaster Country Day School combines a rigorous curriculum with a supportive and encouraging faculty to ensure that every preschool-12th grade student receives the best education available. In addition to Lancaster, students come from Hershey, York and Reading to become part of our vibrant, high-spirited community.

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725 Hamilton Road
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 392-2916