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Country Day School

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  • Welcome to Country Day School

    An American School serving an international population of Global Citizens

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  • Encouraging Development in a Safe Environment

    We celebrate success and encourage growth, all within a safe and supportive environment where well-being comes first

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  • Inspiring Every Child

    We attract talented, experienced and world class faculty and staff

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  • Encouraging Success

    Students are part of a global learning community that includes peers and teachers from around the world.

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  • The Panthers Teams

    We promote team effort, dedication and pride to achieve focused goals

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  • Inspiring Creativity

    We inspire and celebrate the arts as a channel for growth and education

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Welcome to Country Day School

Country Day School, Costa Rica inspires a passion for learning and provides children with the skills, values, and courage to become responsible leaders in their communities and the world.

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    Our Global Campus

    The Global Campus extends learning beyond the classroom through unique challenges and activities. It connects our students around the world to learn together every day, broadening their knowledge and nurturing transferable skills to support their success in school and later in life.

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    Our Collaboration with The Juilliard School

    As part of our commitment to inspire your child, we will collaborate with one of the world's leading performing arts conservatory, The Juilliard School. Through this exclusive curriculum, we unlock your child's love for learning and give them transferable skills for future success.

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    Our M.I.T Collaboration

    We take an innovative hands-on, cross-functional approach to teaching science and technology. Our STEAM curriculum is an interdisciplinary program that will allow your child to develop transferable skills needed for the 21st century.

What makes our school special?

Country Day School is an American School serving an international population from Early Childhood through to High School. Our individualized approach to learning combined with international opportunities inspires ambition in every child's learning journey.

Key facts about our school

Languages Taught

  • English
  • Spanish




Languages of Instruction

  • English


  • USA flag We teach the US curriculum

Maximum Students


School Type

Day School

Age Range

2 - 18

Facilities Highlights

Student to Teacher Ratio


Average Class Size

Elementary, Middle and High School


Early Childhood


Our Family

Parents choose a Nord Anglia education because we offer academic, social and personal success for every student. Through opportunities to learn from the best, experiences beyond the ordinary, and the encouragement to achieve more than what they thought possible, we help our students succeed anywhere through our unique global educational offer. We do all this by investing in our people, our schools, and above all, our students.

Stay up to date with news and events

News & Events Calendar

Thursday 29 October

Secondary / Day E

Thursday 29 October

Elementary School Global Citizenship Assembly

Friday 30 October

Secondary / Day A

Monday 02 November

Secondary/Day E

16 August 2019

A new school year full of new opportunities

Thank you so much to all the CDS community who have participated in ...

Bandera Azul
08 July 2019

Student ambassadors heading to New York for UNICEF Summit

Premium international schools group Nord Anglia Education offers a t...

Student ambassadors heading to New York for UNICEF Summit
09 June 2019

Panthers Camp

Summer Camp Country Day School
27 May 2019

Rising to the challenge

Students worked with their minds and hands to solve a variety of pro...

Rising to the challenge

Our Location

Country Day School

San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica, Central America

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