Jacksonville Country Day School, a leading private school in Jacksonville, FL, founded in 1960, empowers children with the skills they will need to succeed in the 21st century. JCDS is dedicated to academic excellence, as well as developing character and healthy lifestyles. JCDS educates children from Pre-K 3 through sixth grade in a nurturing and multicultural environment.
Note from the New Head of School
It was an honor to be asked by the Board to serve as the interim head of Jacksonville Country Day, a school that I care about deeply. Please be assured that during my tenure the school will continue to provide the high quality education that your children deserve. Read more....
JCDS Alums National Merit Finalists
Four Jacksonville Country Day School alums have been named finalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship program. Read more...
Congratulations to our 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students who have been identified by the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) based at Duke University. Fifty-four percent of our 4th through 6th graders qualified for Duke TIP this year by scoring over 95% on the CTP-4 standardized tests.
Walk N' Welcome
On the first day of school — Wednesday, August 20 — parents and students are invited to participate in our new Walk N' Welcome. We will have a staggered start to school so that you can park and walk your students to class. The schedule is:
• 4th-6th Grade from 7:45 to 8:15 a.m.
• 1st-3rd Grade from 8:20 to 8:50 a.m.
• Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4, and Kindergarten from 8:55 to 9:25 a.m.