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mission statement & Values

Miami Country Day School is a college preparatory learning community committed to educating the whole child. Through the core values of honor, respect, wisdom, and compassion, we prepare students to be lifelong learners. We inspire our children to develop their intellectual, physical, aesthetic, social, emotional, and spiritual potentials by valuing every student every day.


Fosters integrity and truthfulness, which leads to correct and trustworthy actions.


Encourages valuing the rights and opinions of others as well as acting with consideration towards others.


Defines intelligence and knowledge, which comes with experience and allows for good judgment and insight.


Expects action towards others with empathy, care, acceptance, and understanding.
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Quick Facts

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  • 1269

  • 9:1

    student-teacher ratio
  • PK3- 12

    Grades served
  • 83

    LR program students in grades 6-12
  • 228

    Faculty/staff full-time
  • 66%

      Faculty with Adv degrees
  • 19

     Languages Spoken by students from 26 countries
  • 18%

    of students receive some  form of tuition assistance
20 acres. 10 miles north of downtown Miami In the Miami Shores neighborhood

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  • 1938

    Originally an elementary boarding school for boys
  • 1950’s-1970’s

    started admitting females and no longer was a boarding school
  • 1981

    First senior class graduated
  • Today

    Coeducational day school PK3-12 grade

Upper School

AP courses offered
3 years
of foreign language (French, Spanish, Chinese)
25 hours
of community service required for graduation
preparatory curriculum
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COVID-19 Safety Measures

MCDS current procedures and well-being protocols intended to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission on campus

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  • Masks are worn

     at all times
  • Daily

    wellness checks
  • Added

     hand washing stations
  • Physical Distancing

  • Unique schedules

    every student can be on campus everyday


Accreditation is a voluntary process of self-evaluation and continuous improvement that reflects compliance with required standards/indicators, involves a self-study, and includes a peer review by educators from other schools.

FCIS and SACS active membership is maintained in:

  • NAIS
  • SAIS
  • FKC
  • CASE
  • CRIS
  • College Board
  • ERB
  • American Library Association

Unique Programs

Our academic programs nurture innovation and curiosity from PreK through to college acceptance. Our whole child approach not only prepare kids for college, but for lifelong learning. Each student has the opportunity and resources to reach their full potential in any field. 

International Community

MCDS students and their families come from all over the world
UKIrelandItalyGreeceSpainFranceIcelandFinlandGalapagosPeruHondurasCosta RicaColombiaBermudaDominicanRepublicPuerto RicoArgentinaSouth AfricaCanadaChinaSwitzerland
Miami Country Day does not discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity and race, family status, gender, geographic origin, learning styles, mental or physical ability, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. The school recognizes, respects and celebrates the diversity of backgrounds, outlooks, and talents individuals bring to its community.
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601 NE 107th Street | Miami, FL 33161

PH: 305.779.7200 | F: 305.397.0370

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