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Rye Country Day School
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  • Private
  • RYE, NY

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
$52,250
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
$41,200
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 2018–2023, the top college matriculation choices were:

Cornell University (33)

University of Pennsylvania (21)

Georgetown University (18)

University of Chicago (17)

Yale University (16)

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

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1450
118 responses
Average ACT
33
102 responses

Community Engagement Fellowship Program

academic spotlight

The Community Engagement Fellowship Program enables Upper School students to partner with a community organization to develop and implement innovative, sustainable projects that address the needs of the organization. The Community Engagement Fellows spend the summer completing their service projects at community partner organizations with funding provided by the RCDS community.

Culture & Safety

Poll
74%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 27 responses
Poll
63%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 27 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 46 responses
  • Wildcat Weekend/Homecoming
    48%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Arts Festival and International Fair
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • free pizza
    4%
  • Fundraiser
    4%
  • Homecoming
    4%

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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
957
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 28 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 28 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 28 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$45,750
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
6:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
Poll
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 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  
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 26 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 26 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 26 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$114,651
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,796
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$619,000
National
$281,900

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