Social and emotional learning (SEL) enhances students’ capacity
to integrate skills, attitudes, and behaviors to deal effectively
and ethically with daily tasks and challenges. Throughout
Country Day’s 14 grades, we are committed to
helping children develop core SEL competencies.
A commitment to instill in our children the values of integrity,
empathy and respect for others, and to share responsibility for a
better world is at the foundation of Country Day’s “Habit of
Experiential education is one of the many
hallmarks of Country Day’s engaging, student-centered
curriculum. Annual off-campus trips support the school’s
curriculum and reinforce the sense of community.
In Country Day’s Farm-to-Fork Garden, located behind the
gym, students practice responsible caretaking, learn
about food production cycles and the benefits of organic farming,
and broaden their awareness of the issues of food insecurity and
Country Day’s Makerspace is a space dedicated to hands-on
creation and invention. The lab is jam-packed with boxes and bins
of materials specifically for student use including two
state-of-the art 3-D printers.