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Harbor Country Day School

Harbor Country Day School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Harbor Country Day School says

Harbor cherishes childhood, cultivates wonder and inspires confident learners and leaders. This mission statement serves as our guidepost in every decision we make. Situated on eleven beautiful acres in the Village of Head of the Harbor, Harbor Country Day School is a Nursery through Grade 8 non-profit independent school. Founded in 1958 by energetic and generous local parents, Harbor offers a challenging and engaging academic program in a friendly, caring community. For fifty-one years, a Harbor education has been marked by its family feeling, the deep friendships that students form with each other, and an exceptional educational grounding that serves our students well in their next schools and in their lives. The energetic and dedicated teachers guide their students to excel in the classroom, on the playing fields, in the music and art rooms, on the stage, and in their communities. Harbor Country Day School is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (nullIS). Harbor Country Day School is non-sectarian. It is unaffiliated with, or owned by, any other entity. It is an independent nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code, and is governed by a self-perpetuating board of trustees. At Harbor students don't just learn together, they grow up together. Every day and every class is an intimate exercise in collaboration, exploring other points of view and sharing ideas.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (631) 584-5555
Email
  sdessart@hcdsny.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 142
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 34
Kindergarten 8
1 23
2 9
3 15
4 14
5 6
6 9
7 15
8 9

Harbor Country Day School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Harbor Country Day School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Gender 35% Male / 65% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 63%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 6%

Extracurriculars

  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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