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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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    It will be our pleasure to welcome you and your family to our campus


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Our beautiful campus

The five hectare purposefully built new campus, a LEED Certified Project, designed to foster community within the campus with learning spaces adjacent and visible to each other, is located in San Rafael de Alajuela, on Route 27. 

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  • LEED

The campus moved to its current site in July 2016, and is the only LEED certified school in Costa Rica. Includes 81 well-equipped classrooms, 7 science labs, robotics and maker spaces, a Theater, Fine Arts center, Learning Resource Center and Library, Athletic facilities and swimming pool. It offers inner courtyards within the Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle and High School Houses, with natural playscapes, seating, and outdoor learning spaces.