Rye Country Day School inNew York is a coeducational, PreK-12, college preparatory school dedicated toproviding students with an excellent education using both traditional andinnovative approaches. We are actively committed to creating and sustaining aschool community that is nurturing, supportive, diverse, and inclusive, one inwhich all members can participate fully and achieve their maximum potential lthrough academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors. We expect andpromote moral responsibility and strive to develop strength of character withina respectful school community. Rye Country Day seeks faculty who support ourmission to foster a lifelong passion for learning, understanding, and servicein an ever-changing world, and who share our commitment to creating andsustaining a vibrant, thriving, and inclusive multicultural learning community.
Founded as a school for girls in 1869, RCDS has been coeducational since 1921.
Grades: PK - 12
Upper School (9-12): 389
Middle School (5-8): 287
Lower School (PK-4): 198
80% have Advanced degrees.
8:1 Student/Faculty Ratio.
Diversity: 27% of students classified as People of Color.
Financial: Need-based aid budget is $2.9 million; 13% of students receive need-based financial aid.
$21 million Endowment.
$22 million Operating Budget.
$3.4 million '06-'07 Annual Fund.
Campus: 26 acres, with full range of facilities for academic, athletic, artistic, musical, and theatrical pursuits.
Affiliations: NAIS, NYSAIS, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools