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 receives 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.

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. Our teaching philosophy fosters

• 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 Guidance 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
• Courses whose curriculum includes travel
• One-to-one iPad program for grades 8-12 
• Campus learning gardens
 
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 need- and merit-based aid 
• Any family may apply for need-based financial aid
• Merit scholarship are also available

Please call the Admission Office for tuition details.  Phone: (717) 392-2916 x273

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.


Lancaster Country Day School © 2013

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