Academic Overview

Academic Overview

There are many schools that excel in developing the fundamentals of math, language arts, humanities and science. Fort Worth Country Day helps students achieve so much more.

Here, education is both a personal journey and a purposely designed and thoughtful approach of guided instruction, hard work, inclusivity, and gained experience.

The result is more powerful than knowledge—it is understanding, imagination and reason that has students flying higher in college, life, and everything they pursue.

Each of the three divisions presents a program and facility uniquely designed to meet the developmental needs of our students.

Lower School: Elementary School Grades JK-4

In Lower School, students are nurtured in an inspiring and joyful environment where opportunities are unrivaled and learning is engaging and authentic.

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Middle School: Grades 5-8

Middle School helps students to develop more personal responsibility, try new activities and cultivate resilience and academic maturation.

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Upper School: High School Grades 9-12

Upper School gives students clear, high and achievable expectations while providing significant support to help young adults reach their potential.

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Support and Enhancement Programs

Our Library program, Service Learning program and extensive use of Technology enhance learning experiences, intellectual curiosity and ethical development in a manner appropriate for each level. Academic Support, College Counseling, and Health and Wellness programs provide individualized support throughout each student’s journey.

Class Schedule

JK8:10 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
K-48:10 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
5-68:05 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
7-88:05 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
9-128:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Fort Worth Country Day has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity. In that spirit, the School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin in admissions, the administration of its educational policies, financial aid, athletics, and other School-administered programs.