New Student Testimonials

NEW STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

A 10th grader:
“Everyone was extremely friendly and I’ve made wonderful friends and built good relationships with my teachers. I love the school. The people are all wonderful. The school is more challenging but it’s rewarding and I think I’ll be more prepared for college. Switching schools is always a huge decision but I’m really glad to be a part of this school and the Country Day family.”

A 9th grader:
“The teachers are open to us and are very nice. I’ve made really good friends and they’re helping make this year great for me.”

A 9th grader:
“I love how at LCDS, the teachers care about how you’re doing and help you succeed. The classes are more challenging, but I know it will pay off in college.”

A 9th grader:
“The work here is harder and it makes you think, but the environment is more open and relaxed.”

A 12th grader:
“I think the classes at LCDS are more interesting and useful for the future.”

A 10th grader:
“It has been a great, really smooth transition. Everyone welcomed and included me very quickly.”

A 9th grader:
“The classes are much more engaging. I feel treated more like an adult than a child. It’s a lot more difficult, but I’m learning more.”

A 6th grader:
“The class sizes are much better here than at my old school. Teachers get more 1 on 1 time with you.”

A 6th grader:
“Arts weren’t encouraged at my old school. I’ve enjoyed having more opportunities here.”

A 6th grader:
“When I first came I felt like I had gone to school here the whole time. Everyone is super nice.”

A 7th grader:
“This is a very welcoming environment. Classes are all challenging yet calm, and extracurricular activities improve my sports and arts skills. LCDS is a great place for me.”

An 8th grader:
“The small class size helped me get more independent work with my teachers.”

A 6th grader:
“I love how since the classes are small, you get to know the teacher better.”

An 8th grader:
“My experience at LCDS takes my education to the next level. My old school did not offer nearly as many opportunities as LCDS.”

A 7th grader:
“I think every child should have an experience this good.”

A 7th grader:
“Be prepared to have fun, learn a lot, and go beyond your academic goal.”

A 7th grader:
"The best thing about LCDS is the teachers. The teachers are devoted and work really hard at their jobs... I like that at LCDS you have more individual attention and that (the school) prepares you for college and the real world."

A 9th grader:
"Within the first week of pre-season I was already hanging out with new friends. Everyone was so welcoming and nice to me before school even had the chance to start...By second period (on the first day) I (felt as though) I knew everyone and everyone knew me. We automatically became friends."

A 9th grader:
"The best part about LCDS is the freedom to express oneself... Everyone is so inclusive with new students. They are all warm, inviting and genuinely want to get to know new students better... Every teacher has their own individual style, and all of them help you achieve your full potential."

A 6th grader:
"Everyone (including teachers) was nice to me!!! And (they) still are... All the teachers are willing to talk to anyone about anything... LCDS rocks (and provides a great education)!"

A 9th grader:
"Within the first week of pre-season I was already hanging out with new friends. Everyone was so welcoming and nice to me before school even had the chance to start...By second period (on the first day) I (felt as though) I knew everyone and everyone knew me. We automatically became friends."

A 6th grader:
"I thought it would be hard to make friends, but it wasn't because everyone is caring and friendly. There were cool kids."

A 6th grader:
"At first I didn't want to come to LCDS because of my (old) friends, but when I switched schools, I knew it was the best choice for me."

A 7th grader:
"The best thing about LCDS is the one on one attention you get from your teachers. You aren't just seen as a number, but as part of one big family."

A 6th grader:
"After about two days, I sat at a different lunch table and within the week I was friends with the people at my table... I've never been to a school that has so much warmth as this one has every day."


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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Phone: (717) 392-2916