Education Guide

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Lancaster Country Day School

Steve Lisk, Head of School
Map725 Hamilton Rd.
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-392-2916
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

Demanding college prep education that educates the whole child, with mentoring faculty who tailor lessons to student interests, talents and needs in small classes. A strong STEM curriculum includes a robotics lab and a travel-based biology course in Hawaii. The Model UN class culminates at the Hague International Student week. The school has sent 18 sports teams to district playoffs in recent years. Music offerings include orchestra, jazz band, musical theater, and opportunities for private instruction.

Points of Pride: Model United Nations class culminates at The Hague International student week. There are several cultural exchange opportunities with international schools in South Africa, Scotland, China, and Spain. Students have the option of beginning Chinese language instruction in the 6th grade. The school will open a new physical education wing in Fall 2017 that includes a new weight and cardio room, dance studio, physical training facility, and squash courts.

High School Specifics

Highlights of student college acceptances for 2017: Stanford University, Middlebury College, Georgetown University, BC, Villanova, Hamilton College, Vassar College

HS Short Description

Demanding coed college prep school. Mentoring faculty & small classes. Model UN class culminates at the Hague International Student week. 22 varsity teams; strong arts program.

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Lancaster
Grades of School: *PreK
9-12
K-8
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 600 (230 - Lower, 150 - Middle, 220 - Upper)
Students per teacher: 16 - Lower, 11 - Middle & Upper
Tuition: $4,200-$24,800
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1iPad program for grades 8-12; Laptops and iPads available for class use grades PS-8, AP Computer Science, Robotics Lab
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 13 AP
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 1823; ACT: 28
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Chinese-6; French-9; Latin-9; Spanish-PS
Extracurricular Activities: Community service
Instrumental music
Sports
Visual arts
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Community service
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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