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Lancaster Country Day School

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.


725 Hamilton Rd., Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
Phone Number: 717-392-2916
Category: Independent School
School Contact: Paul Dillon
School E-mail: dillonp@lancastercountryday.org
Head of School E-mail: Steve Lisk
Listing updated: 2011-2012,2012-2013,2015-2016

Additional Information

School State: PA
School County: Lancaster
Gender: Coed
Grades of School: PreK, 9-12, K-8
Enrollment: Paul Dillon
Students per teacher: 16 - Lower, 11 - Middle & Upper
Tuition: $4,200-$24,800
Financial aid offered?: Yes
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 13 AP
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 1823; ACT: 28
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
Which Survey?: High School Private
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.