Loudoun Country Day School

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Coordinates: 39°02′53″N 77°34′32″W / 39.0481°N 77.5755°W / 39.0481; -77.5755

Loudoun Country Day School
Loudoun Country Day School logo.jpg
Address
20600 Red Cedar Drive
Leesburg, Virginia, 20175
United States
Information
School type accredited, independent, coeducational
Established 1953
Head of school Dr. Randall Hollister
Staff 14 (as of 2011) [1]
Teaching staff 36 (as of 2011) [1]
Grades PK-8
Enrollment 293 (as of 2011)[1]
Average class size 16 (as of 2011) [1]
Student to teacher ratio 8:1 (as of 2011)[1]
Campus size 69 acres [1]
School colour(s) Green and Blue
Mascot Eagle
Accreditation VAIS [2]
Yearbook "In Flight"
Website

Loudoun Country Day School (LCDS) is an accredited, independent, coeducational pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade school located in Leesburg, Virginia.

History[edit]

The school was founded in 1953 by Mrs. William J. McDonald and Mrs. J. Churchill Newcomb and after a few years found a home at 237 Fairview Street, NW. As of July, 2009, the school relocated to a new campus at 20600 Red Cedar Drive.

The head of school is Dr. Randall Hollister, who was the recipient of the 2002 Washington Post Private School Distinguished Leadership Award in Education, and who has been head of the school since 1991.

The school is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW).

Campus[edit]

As of July, 2009, LCDS relocated to a newly constructed 69-acre (280,000 m2) campus also located in Leesburg.[3]

Curriculum[edit]

LCDS offers a core curriculum and extensive programs in foreign languages, arts, music (including a string orchestra starting in fourth grade), technology, library, and athletics.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

-LCDS's after school activities include a variety of academic, arts and sports related classes. -LCDS conducts a variety of summer enrichment camps and partners with third-party vendors to offer additional camp opportunities on school's campus. [1] -Middle school students participate in competitive girls' field hockey, boys' soccer, basketball, lacrosse and tennis. [2] -LCDS is a member of the Piedmont Athletic Conference (PAC). Member schools include: Highland School, Powhatan School, Wakefield School, The Hill School and Loudoun Country Day School.

Notable alumni, faculty and staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "School Detail for Loudoun Country Day School". Loudoun Country Day School. 
  2. ^ "School Detail for Loudoun Country Day School". Virginia Association of Independent Schools. 
  3. ^ Aryanpur, Arianne (2008-04-03). "Country Day's New Digs". Washington Post. p. LZ01. 

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