Since joining this community in 2015, a favorite part of my role as Head of School has been that of “Storyteller-in-Chief.” I love telling the story of Fort Worth Country Day, and I love sharing what makes our school unique.
Our school is more than teachers and students in classrooms; we are a community working together to help children grow and learn. We cultivate values in addition to knowledge. We prioritize opportunities to shine making sure each of our students, every year, has significant experiences in our time-honored 3A’s … academics, arts and athletics. We guide social-emotional development in addition to providing learning support.
Our job is not to eliminate challenges...
It is to help students learn to navigate those challenges. Our faculty and staff love being a part of the team helping our students meet and even exceed their potential.
The only way to truly “get” this incredible school is to come to campus and visit in person.
To be a part of the Falcon community is to be a part of a wonderful family. FWCD is a community with a vibrant and inclusive culture that deeply cares for one another. Our faculty and staff pride themselves on creating a nurturing environment where all students are encouraged to express themselves.
The only way to truly “get” this incredible school is to come to campus and visit in person. Seeing our 104-acre campus active with nearly 1,100 students, 220 faculty and staff, and any number of parent volunteers on any given day tells its own story.
I hope we get the chance to welcome you to campus soon!
Eric V. Lombardi
Head of School
Fort Worth Country Day at a Glance
Fort Worth Country Day is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest,(ISAS). ISAS, a member of the International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA), has voluntarily submitted to a rigorous and impartial review of its accreditation program and demonstrated its adherence to the Council’s Criteria for Effective Independent School Accreditation Practices. ISAS is commended by ICAISA for the quality of the Association’s accreditation program for its Member Schools.
|ACCIS||Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools|
|AFP||Association of Fundraising Professionals|
|ASCD||Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development|
|CASE||Council for the Advancement and Support of Education|
|CSEE||Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education|
|ISAS||Independent Schools Association of the Southwest|
|ICAISA||International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation|
|INDEX||Independent School Data Exchange|
|ISM||Independent School Management|
|MSON||Malone Schools Online Network|
|NACAC||National Association for College Admission Counseling|
|NAIS||National Association of Independent Schools|
|NASSP||National Association of Secondary School Principals|
|NBOA||National Business Officers Association|
|PRSA||Public Relations Society of America|
|SPC||Southwest Preparatory Conference|
|TACAC||Texas Association for College Admission Counseling|
|TPSA||Texas Private Schools Association|
|TISC||Texas Independent Schools Consortium|
|The College Board|
Head of School
2023-24 enrollment totals 1,097 students.
- Lower School (JK-4) 414 students
- Middle School (5-8) 317 students
- Upper School (9-12) 366 students
- Junior Kindergarten 10:1
- Kindergarten 10:1
- Lower School 17:1
- Middle School 8:1
- Upper School 10:1
|JK||8:10am - 1pm|
|K-4||8:10am - 3:10pm|
|5-6||8:05am - 3:20pm|
|7-8||8:05am - 3:45pm|
|9-12||8:45am - 3:45pm|
Fort Worth Country Day currently offers 19 Advanced Placement (AP) courses. In 2023, 171 students took 534 exams.
Class of 2023 (93 students)
ACT (53 testers)
(Middle 50%) 24-32
SAT (64 testers)
(Middle 50%) 1168-1380
Evidence-Based Reading & Writing: 600-730
Class of 2023
The 93 members of the Class of 2023 submitted 705 applications to 159 colleges and universities and were accepted at 121 of them. They have enrolled at 44 different institutions across the United States and internationally.
Fifty-six percent of the class will attend out-of-state colleges and universities, which is a marked increase over the last year. Forty-four percent of the class will attend Texas colleges and universities.
Seventeen seniors achieved National Merit Scholar, Finalist, and Commended Student status and/or were recognized as a Scholar by the College Board’s National Recognition Programs. Sixteen achieved AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, and/or AP Scholar with Distinction status.
The class was awarded more than $10.5 million in merit-based scholarships and awards.
Fort Worth Country Day is a special place where attention to creativity and individuality are combined with attention to performance in academics, the arts and athletics. Together, the 3A's create a unique environment for excellence and leadership to soar.