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Rye Country Day School
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  • Private
  • RYE, NY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Rye Country Day plans to return to 100% in person learning in September 2021 with the support of several COVID-19 risk-mitigation policies and practices. Please visit our COVID-19 Policies page to review specific health policies and protocols developed to help keep our community safe. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
December 15
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$47,900
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
16%
Average Financial Aid
$38,647
From Rye Country Day School

The purpose of an RCDS education is to provide students with the experiences they need to uncover their maximum potential so that they can contribute most meaningfully to the world. Our commitments to academic rigor, personal development, and a strong community based on integrity and service to others extend back to our founding in 1869. From 2016–2020, the top five college matriculation choices were:

Cornell University (34)

University of Pennsylvania (27)

Harvard University (19)

New York University (17)

Vanderbilt University (14)

Our Core Values:

R - RESPECT AND RESPONSIBILITY

C – COMMITMENT TO PERSONAL & ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

D – DIVERSITY WITHIN AN INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

S – SERVICE

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Rye Country Day School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1410
132 responses
Average ACT
33
92 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
57%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 29 responses
  • Wildcat Weekend/Homecoming
    38%
  • Prom
    21%
  • Arts Festival and International Fair
    10%
  • free pizza
    7%
  • Fundraiser
    7%
  • Oobie Awards
    7%
  • Homecoming
    3%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
938
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$39,400
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 19 responses
Poll
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 19 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 19 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

Living in the Area

grade unavailable
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$96,610
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,537
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$540,600
National
$217,500

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