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Detroit Country Day School

Website www.dcds.edu
Founded 1914

Address1 22305 W. Thirteen Mile Road
City1 Beverly Hills
State1 MI
Zip1 48025
Phone1 248-646-7717
Fax1 248-646-2458
Contact Name1 Tim Bearden, Upper School Director/Director of Upper School Admissions

Address2 22400 Hillview Lane
City2 Beverly Hills
State2 MI
Zip2 48025
Phone2 248-430-1677
Fax2 248-433-3729
Contact Name2 Julie Bianchi, Middle School Director/Director of Middle School Admissions
Contact Email2 jbianchi@dcds.edu

Address3 3600 Bradway Blvd.
City3 Bloomfield Hills
State3 MI
Zip3 48301
Phone3 248-430-1074
Fax3 248-647-8206
Contact Name3 Lisa Zimmerman, Junior School Director/Director of Junior School Admissions

Other Locations
Lower School (Grades PreK-2)
Address3003 West Maple Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI  48301-3468
Contact NameJennifer Bullock, Lower School Director/Director of Lower School Admissions
Contact Email jbullock@dcds.edu
Additional Info 


Coed, Day, PreK-Grade 12.

Detroit Country Day School offers students from pre-school through high school an exemplary education rooted in academic vigor and a commitment to the full development of each student’s potential.

Detroit Country Day School provides a superior college preparatory, liberal arts education to young people of cultural and intellectual diversity. Detroit Country Day School promotes each student’s in-depth exploration of the fine arts, from basic art concepts in pre-school to a full conservatory program in the upper grades.  Equally important, the school promotes the moral, character and leadership development of all students, enabling them to achieve excellence in their lives and careers, and play effective roles in their families and communities.

Detroit Country Day School also guides students in their physical development, believing it essential to the emergence of a well-rounded individual.  The school offers more than 30 team sports, ranging from traditional sports including football, basketball, baseball and softball to snowboarding, mountain biking, figure skating and ultimate frisbee.  Athletic teams are primarily coached by Detroit Country Day School faculty and alumni, ensuring that the school’s values are consistently reinforced, both in the class and on the field.

The school’s four distinct campuses are organized by grade level, yet the Detroit Country Day School philosophy is consistent throughout.  The school is an independent, coeducational, non-denominational, college preparatory school nationally recognized for excellence in academics, athletics and the fine and performing arts.  It offers a superior liberal arts curriculum at all levels, emphasizing Advanced Placement and college-level courses in grades nine through twelve.  The prestigious International Baccalaureate program, originally adopted by the school in 1980, qualifies graduates for international university admission or sophomore standing in many American colleges.  Every Detroit Country Day School graduate earns acceptance at four-year colleges and universities.

Founded in 1914 by F. Alden Shaw, Detroit Country Day School today enrolls more than 1500 students on four campuses located in Beverly Hills and Bloomfield Township, Michigan.  While the school was initially established in Detroit, it now serves more than 50 local communities.

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