At A Glance

Facts and figures alone can’t convey the true spirit of Country Day School, but they can give you a sense of who we are.

  • Location: two campuses in Pinellas County, one in Largo and one in Indian Rocks Beach
  • Founded: 1974 as a Montessori pre-school and Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: over 350 students from PK1 through 8th grade
  • Average student teacher ratio: exceeds Montessori, FCIS, County and State guidelines with average ratio less than 9:1
  • Faculty: 73 faculty members with 13 Montessori certifications, 10 advanced degrees, and several recognized experts in their respective fields
  • Advanced Study: many students complete coursework significantly above the local gifted/honors programs, including five high school level courses in Middle School
  • High school matriculation: Country Day School students are welcomed to the best private and public high schools in Tampa Bay and have established a legacy of achieving top honors as valedictorians, salutatorians, and numerous other recognitions
  • World Language: Country Day School is one of very few three language schools in the U.S. where students study English, Spanish, and Chinese. Additionally, it is known to have one of the strongest Spanish preparatory programs in the Tampa Bay region.
  • Diversity: Over 20 percent of the students are either of different native language, culture, or skin color, including Hispanic, African American, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Ukranian, German, Indian, Chinese, and Danish
  • Affiliation: Country Day School is a private independent school with no religious or spiritual affiliations
  • Technology: state of the art high speed wireless campus with 1:1 iPads for Middle School students and a school wide extensive inventory of shared laptops, iPads, and specialized workstations
  • Extracurricular activities: 60+ percent of students participate in more than 30 clubs, camps, and organizations on campus
  • International Programs: students from K-8th grade participate in collaborative projects with other schools around the world, study/debate global issues, and travel internationally. Recent and upcoming Middle School travel includes student delegations going to Costa Rica, China, and Russia to meet with other schools and participation in the International Model UN in New York
  • School mascot: The Mustangs
  • Athletics: 50+ percent of 4th-8th grade students participate in athletics including intramural, club, and competitive teams where Country Day School has been the Pinellas Athletic League champion in flag football, basketball and soccer
  • Arts: Country Day School emphasizes visual and performing arts throughout its curriculum and has now added a new drawing/painting studio, ceramics studio, and the only elementary and middle school black box performing arts theatre in the Southeast
  • Reporting Professional Misconduct: Country Day School’s teachers, administrators, and staff hold to a strict code of ethical and moral behavior as prescribed by the State of Florida. The safety and security of every student is a paramount concern to the faculty and staff at Country Day School. All employees and administration have an obligation and legal responsibility to report misconduct by instructional personnel and school administration which affects the health, safety or welfare of a student. Reports of misconduct need to be reported to our Human Resources Department at 727-596-1902 ext. 1036.

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Country Day School IRB

206 23rd Avenue
Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785


Country Day Largo

11499 131st St North
Largo, Florida 33774