It was founded in 1972. It is a member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), the Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario (CIS), and the Canadian Educational Standards Institute (CESI). Its Head of School is John Liggett.
|The Country Day School|
|13415 Dufferin Street|
King City, Ontario, L7B 1K5
|School type||Independent, non-profit|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Canadian Association of Independent Schools|
|Head of School||John Liggett|
|Area||100-acre (0.40 km2)|
|Colour(s)||Red, blue, gray, green|
|Team name||CDS Cyclone|
Serving male and female students from junior kindergarten to grade 12, it has set a maximum class size of 24 students with an average of 17 students per. Each student is subject to an entrance assessment: an informal process for young children or the more formal Canadian Achievement Test for older students.
The school is divided into a Junior School (JK-6), Middle School (7–8), and Senior School (9–12). CDS competes in CIS Athletic Association (CISAA) sports each term, particularly soccer, rugby, track and field, hockey, basketball, softball, baseball, volleyball, and cross country.
Being a private, independent school CDS charges a yearly fee of $27,100 for students in grades 1 to 12, and $23,350 for kindergarten students.
The school is situated on over 100 acre lot and has three full-sized gymnasiums, an athletics track, two softball diamonds, five full-size fields, and three smaller fields. One full-size field is synthetic turf, and one of the small fields has synthetic turf and is covered with a dome for all-season access. The school also has a performing arts centre with a 350-seat theatre, practice rooms, and an atrium.
In February 2016, it opened a 4,700 square metres (51,000 sq ft) two-storey building for the senior school and administration offices which was funded by $10 million raised through the "Making Connections" campaign. It contains nine classrooms, administration offices, a dining hall, and learning centres.
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