About Us


Lancaster Country Day School is an independent, college-preparatory school that combines a rigorous curriculum with a supportive and encouraging faculty to ensure that every preschool-12th grade student receive the best education available. We are distinctive because of our demanding college preparatory education and the close, mentoring relationships our faculty has with students. We value community and encourage parents to participate in their child’s education.

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  • Our Teachers Know Their Students as Individuals

    Small class sizes allow teachers to truly know each student and tailor lessons to their interests, talents and needs. 

    • Development of the whole child
    • Curiosity and vigorous intellectual inquiry
    • A lifelong love of learning
    • Character growth
  • We Prepare Our Students for College

    Teachers encourage and mentor students, and our unique programs and challenging curriculum are what make the singular LCDS education.

    • One of only 10 schools in the U.S. to participate in The Hague International Model United Nations conference in The Netherlands
    • Nationally recognized College Counseling program
    • Intramural and league athletics
    • Numerous and substantial arts offerings
    • K-12 service-learning initiatives
    • Hands-on approach to learning
    • Exchange programs with international schools and travel courses
    • One-to-one iPad program for grades 8-12 
  • We Have a Generous Financial Aid Program

    With a variety of scholarships and aid opportunities, gifted and motivated children from varying backgrounds can attend our school.

    • In the 2016-2017 school year, LCDS awarded more than $3.5 million in financial aid
    • Any family may apply for need-based financial aid
    • Merit scholarships are also available

    Please call the Admission Office for tuition details.  Phone: (717) 392-2916, ext. 273
Lancaster Country Day School is a preschool-12th grade, coed college preparatory school with students from Lancaster, Hershey, York and Reading.