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Miami Country Day School Private School

Address: 601 NE 107th St, Miami, FL 33161, United States

Description Miami Country Day School Private School

  • Established: 1938
  • Location: Miami, USA
  • Students age: from 2 to 18 years.
  • Number of students: 6635 people
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of education: day school, kindergarten.

Founded in 1938, Miami Country Day operated as a boarding school for boys from kindergarten through eighth grade. Over the past 81 years, Country Day has grown to be the forefront of all-round child development and college preparation. It is an educational, non-profit, interfaith community with 1,250 students from over 40 countries.

The modern 21-acre campus invites young people to engage in arts, leadership, athletics, social projects, and develop thinking and curiosity through a student-centered curriculum.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Miami Country Day School Private School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
3-10
from 24 300 $ / year
  • Pre Kindergarten - 2-3 liters. - $ 24,300 / year
  • Junior & Senior Kindergarten - 3-6 yrs. - $ 29250 / g.
  • Grades 1-3 - 6-8 liters. - $ 30480 / g.
  • Grades 4-5 - 9-10 liters. - $ 31125 / g.
Annual
11-13
from 35 730 $ / year

Grades 6-8 -

The academic course focuses on developing critical thinking skills. Each student is assigned a counselor who oversees academic and socio-emotional progress. Secondary school teachers are experts in the field, great listeners, motivators, creative, attractive, intuitive, responsive to the needs of adolescents. Miami Country School day school teachers are really special people who love working with students.

Annual
14-17
from 38 265 $ / year

Grades 9-12 - 14-17 liters.

The curriculum is designed to stimulate teenagers who are preparing for college. The main focus is on the study of the humanities, the acquisition of skills that will allow young people to solve various problems of an ever-changing world. Courses are designed to actively involve students in the educational process, build permanent relationships with teachers and peers, and achieve academic independence.

A cornerstone of the high school educational experience, the Senior Project course provides students with the opportunity to take one-to-one tuition during a 3-week independent off-campus internship. By expanding their personal capabilities, young people gain valuable life experience.

Learning Resource Program - 9-17 years old

The Learning Resource Program is a specialized program designed for adolescents with above average intelligence diagnosed with learning disabilities. Class sizes are small and the program provides advanced strategies and tools for gifted students. All students attending an LRP class wear the same uniform and have a shared schedule.

20.06.2020 -25.08.2020
6-18
from 275 $ / week

Summer day camp - 4-12 yrs. - 450 $ / week

Miami Country Day School's most popular summer camp: Students attend a variety of activities, special classes based on the theme of the week. Every day of holidaymakers is made taking into account age characteristics, ensures maximum safety, the best experience. Tourists travel the campus with their friends, attending canoeing, arts and crafts, science, cooking, drama, sports, martial arts, music, hip-hop, yoga, DJing, karting. Working hours - 9-18 hours.

CIT Camp - 12-13 HP - $ 275 / week

The Learning Advisor program is open to future leaders. The CIT program is updated annually to include fun activities, learning experiences, weekly field trips, team building, educational sessions.

Tackling the College Essay - 17-18 yrs. - 395 $ / 12 days

Preparing to write an essay for college admission. The course provides an opportunity to reveal the best qualities, to show the selection committee that distinguishes them from other applicants.

Spartan Chess Camp - 5-12 liters. - 50 $ / d.

The Miami Country Day school maintains its own active chess community: chess teams have won several regional, state championships. Chess tournaments are held on the MCDS campus, and chess players come from all over South Florida. Campers will join this community and learn the skills they need to play and participate in chess tournaments. Program participants receive a promotional T-shirt, a Staunton chess set.

Lego Workshop - 4-10 liters. - 450 $ / week

The LEGO Workshop is part of a collection of STEAM courses: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. This is a powerful set of courses that allow Legobuilding hobbyists and beginners to explore the Lego world and improve their design skills.

Aspiring Fashionistas - 8-12 liters - 400 $ / 5 days

This "glamorous" camp for boys and girls provides knowledge in the field of the fashion industry, develop skills in fashion design, fashion marketing, fashion journalism, branding. Students explore popular brands, analyze industry trends, design various garments, define their own brand, map out the layout of their favorite store, launch a fashion blog, and much more!

Budding Entrepreneurs - 8-12 liters. - 400 $ / 5 days

Camp participants will develop a business plan to implement their own business idea. Students will learn to take risks, be persistent, and make “business” decisions in strategy, marketing, and finance. Students learn from their own experience throughout the week, presenting their own projects on the last day of the camp.

Teen Explorer Camp - 13-17 years old - 550 $ / week

Teen Explorer is designed for grades 7-11 teens who enjoy making new friends and socializing. Explorers take daily excursions, teen-centered projects and team-building activities.

Each week is a new experience, from indoor diving, “leaving the room” (quest rooms), go-karting, water sports, rollerblading to paintball fighting and much more. Students take part in weekly creative projects.

Junior Explorer Camp - 8-12 years old - 550 $ / 5 days

Junior Explorer is a week of fun trips for grade 3-6 students who love adventure! Young explorers will have weekly insights into arts and crafts, go-karting, water sports, paintball, rollerblading, laser tag, playroom, museum and more!

Junior CEOs - 8-12 years old - 400 $ / 5 days

Would you like to be the boss of Apple, Under Armor or Amazon for 1 day? This unique leadership program does just that! Students act as CEOs of leading companies, work in teams to develop strategic recommendations for solving business problems. Students develop business skills, develop strategic thinking, the qualities of future leaders.

American Girl Doll Camp - 5+ - $ 212.5 / 5 days

Grab an American Girl doll or any other 18 '' doll and head to the fun puppet camp. Activities include Twin Day, Movie / Pajama Day, Dress Up Day, setting up a business for your doll and all of her new friends. The week ends with a catwalk fashion show.

Art Lab - 7+ - $ 212.5 / 5 days

Art Lab - creative adventures in drawing, painting, paper and mixed media. The aspiring artist will be able to explore, create and work with paints. The weeklong camp will help children have fun with numerous art projects, exploring their own creative side. The student will explore the modern portrait of Mona Lisa, will study self-portraits of Frida Kahlo or Diego Rivera.

Magical Unicorn, Mermaid, Dragon & Pirate Week - 5+ - $ 212.5 / 5 days

The fun camp explores the world of mermaids, dragons, unicorns and pirates. Participants will use their creativity and imagination, develop amazing art projects, play themed games, build cardboard boats.

Harry Potter - 7+ - $ 212.5 / 5 days

This camp is for those who have dreamed of visiting Hogwarts, trying butter beer, or taking magical classes! A week in the wizarding world includes Patronus lessons, outdoor adventures and more. If your child is a Harry Potter fan, this week will have an incredible chance to be inside one of the most iconic stories of this generation.

If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss - 5+ - $ 212/5 days

If your child dreams of "leaving with the circus", then this program is for him. They will juggle, walk the tightrope, become clowns, jump over a ring of fire, create their own miniature circus performances and perform live on stage. The performers will take part in exciting carnival games, will be engaged in arts and crafts, singing, dancing, and karaoke. Also, vacationers will have a Splash day, weather permitting.

Princess & Superhero Camp - 5+ - 212 $ / 5 days

Camp for superheroes and princesses. Here they will practice art, music, vocals, dance, acting, singing, storytelling and creative play. Kids will dress up as their favorite Disney or comic book characters. The program includes indoor games, Splash day (sprinklers, scooter washing).

Project Runway Fashion Challenge: Junk to Funk - 6+ - $ 212/5 days

A weeklong creative summer camp adventure builds skills with recycled materials - kids transform ordinary items into extravagant fashion accessories. Participants will discover creative reuse, create clothes that will hit the catwalk at the family fashion show at the end of the camp week.

Artful Antics - 5+ - $ 212/5 days

The art camp will educate children about several types of visual arts and different environments. The program includes finger painting, texture painting of robots, learning styles of Kandinsky, Picasso, Pollack, outdoor painting, splashing and more.

Note: Vacationers will have Splash day, outdoor activities (weather permitting). All materials are provided.

Superhero Camp - 6-10 liters. - 400 $ / 5 days

Participants of the week of superheroes will fight the world's most famous villains, create their own superhero costume, and take part in several "heroic" events.

Rising Stars Musical Theater Workshop - 9-13 liters. - 900 $ / 11 days

Summer Musical Theater Workshop Miami Country Day School teaches singing, acting, dancing skills, helps to get professional theater training, working with renowned MCDS teachers, invited artists. Participants will create a full-scale musical with light, sound, scenery, costumes, make-up. This is a great place to explore theater, where everyone will feel like a star!

Cultural Spanish Immersion - 4-9 y. - 250 $ / week

During the Cultural Spanish Immersion summer session, children will immerse themselves in the culture of Spanish-speaking countries, learning the language through fun, action-packed activities. Cultural programs broaden the horizons, help to better understand people, teach to express compassion.

Summer Sewing Camp - 7+ - $ 212/5 days

Summer Sewing Camp is a great way to equip your child with useful skills that will help build confidence and style. Kids will learn basic design, sewing skills, creating fun, fun, rewarding projects. From hand to machine sewing - your child will learn new things all day long!

Upon registration, a $ 25 fee for consumables will be added.

Aquatics Competitive Stroke Camp - 10-16 HP - 300 $ / 4 days

The balanced curriculum focuses on swimming, training, teamwork, fun. A holistic approach is at the heart of Total Performance, which allows swimmers to achieve superior results. Teaching is personalized, coaching is conducted in small groups, students attend team building sessions, leadership sessions, daily video analysis, classroom activities. The most important thing is that tourists are having fun: they participate in the "Garbage Hunt", various shows, games! The camp is open to beginners and highly skilled swimmers.

Please note that this is not a swimming training camp: students must be proficient in all 4 basic styles.

Basketball - 5-18 - $ 300 / week

The Miami Country Day School School Basketball Camp offers boys and girls to learn how to play basketball in a fun environment. The training forms a solid foundation of skills - the program is tailored to players of all levels.

Simple Soccer - 5-17 HP - 300 $ / week

Led by FACA Hall of Fame Coach Jeff Watson, Soccer Camp aims to help players reach their full potential by learning the foundation of football skills. Simple Soccer offers soccer training covering all aspects of the game, personal skills, techniques.

Curious Workshop - 5-18 HP - 250 $ / week

This workshop is all about fun, hands-on creativity, STEM teaching. Participants will engage in an open space full of arts and crafts, 3D printers, rockets, and exciting technology. The family program offers a choice of a wide range of daily activities, projects, age-appropriate fun experiments.

Snacks and drinks are available daily throughout the day.

Star Wars Engineering: Building & Programming - 6-8 y. - 450 $ / 5 days

Take your LEGO passion to the next level by working with the team to create Star Wars droids on the new LEGO Boost training platform! Imagine the possibilities as you and other movie fans learn how to build and program three different robots from Star Wars: the lovable R2-D2, Race, and the Empire droid. In addition to learning programming, participants will complete additional Star Wars themed engineering missions.

Digital Photography & Graphic Design - 9-13 p. - 450 $ / 5 days

See the world through your lens, learn to take and edit photos like a pro! Young people will learn photography techniques, learn about the functions of digital cameras, gain experience in photography, and learn how to enhance digital images with software. No prior experience with digital cameras or graphic design is required, all skill levels are encouraged.

Game Design & Roller Coaster Science - 6-8 y. - 450 $ / 5 days

Game Design campers will learn the basics of handcrafting video games using Bloxels and tablets. In the Roller Coaster Science session, children work with instructors, learn the basics of roller coaster design, and use K'Nex to create models that demonstrate how roller coasters work.

3D Game Design: Featuring Portal 2 - 8-13 HP - 450 $ / 5 days

If you like 3D games then this camp is for you! Portal 2 is a first-person puzzle game that challenges you to use your brains to solve challenging problems. Students use 3D game engine software, Portal 2, develop a game adventure with intricate mazes, puzzles, traps. All skill levels are welcome.

Sports Car Racing & Robot Challenge - 6-8 HP - 450 $ / 5 days

The camp day is divided into two parts:

  • Sports Car Racing & Design - Participants compete with each other, race Anki smart cars, work in teams to design and build large Anki race tracks.
  • Robot Challenge - students will master the introduction to robotics, learn to pre-program, code, control a robot using various tasks.

Science of Roller Coasters & Minecraft - 8-13 liters. - 450 $ / 5 days

Amusement parks are filled with opportunities to learn about science and technology. Learn about the physics of roller coasters by exploring kinetic and potential energy, centripetal force. Tourists build and test physical / "virtual" roller coasters using a variety of computer programs, including Minecraft. You will create virtual roller coasters, scale models with K'NEX, and experience the thrill of turns, loops and falls!

The camp day is divided into 3 periods. Two thirds of the day is spent exploring, developing a roller coaster, and about a third is devoted to working with Minecraft. No previous experience required! All skill levels are welcome.

ROBLOX: Designing OBBYs - 6-8 liters. - 450 $ / 5 days

This camp is for those who want to learn how to create their own video game levels. Using ROBLOX - a gaming platform on which students can play and create game worlds - they will create their own immersive OBBY experience. With the ROBLOX game engine, game design is limited only by imagination: tourists will learn how to build three-dimensional worlds, races, obstacle courses.

Robotics 101 - 8-13 liters. - 450 $ / 5 days

Robotics 101 - Explore the exciting world of robotics. Working in small groups, students will design and build a robot using LEGO® MINDSTORMS®. Having programmed their robot to perform design tasks, beginners will start with the basics of design and programming. More experienced users will master advanced programming skills. No prior experience with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® is required.

Minecraft 4 Kids: Level Up - 6-8 liters. - 450 $ / 5 days

Students will enter the amazing world of Minecraft, create virtual reality in a sandbox-like environment, using tablets, and develop their own games. This fun and exciting camp builds interest, encourages creativity, and helps maximize learning potential.

3D Design and Virtual Reality and 3D Printing - 8-13 p. - 450 $ / 5 days

This camp is all about 3D design: it provides introductory tutorials on software, 3D graphics tools. Students will see their work come to life in virtual reality by printing samples of their work on a 3D printer!

Accommodation, housing and food

The school does not provide accommodation (daytime only).

Events Miami Country Day School Private School

The Miami Country Day day school develops children in 6 areas: aesthetic, spiritual, physical, social, intellectual, emotional. Personal expression through art is central to personal development. At every stage of a student's growth, the opportunity to explore creativity becomes possible through art classes, clubs, guest speakers, performances.

  • Teamwork, skill, tradition, dedication, self-esteem - these are the values of the sports program that remain with the athletes for life. The main goal of the sports program is to encourage every athlete to value physical activity throughout life, to provide an opportunity to become experienced, qualified, confident in any sports arena, above all to make the sports experience useful and educational.
  • COEP develops 3 main areas: academic skills, physical health, individual, group leadership. COEP aims to complement, enhance traditional education by offering hands-on experience, life skills, and essential tools to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
  • The Abess Center for Environmental Research (ACES) is a unique Miami Country Day course for grade 3-4, where children learn ecology, natural sciences in interactive educational lessons. ACES focuses on the importance of connecting the youngest learners to the learning of the world around them. Integrated themes allow the development of skills that will be used throughout life, children participate in projects as scientists, researchers, journalists, nutritionists, mathematicians, authors, illustrators, poets, gardeners, teachers, cooks - young, socially conscious, managing natural spaces.

Advantages

  • Miami Country Day School strives for academic excellence: from day one, children ask questions, study, think, reflect. The classic, dynamic academic program forms educated, motivated, responsible, successful students.
  • Small classrooms allow students and teachers to work individually, while passionate teachers deliver memorable creative activities.
  • The use of technology in the classroom promotes collaborative, interactive, innovative learning.
  • Miami Country Day educates leaders, successful and responsible citizens of a global society.

Equipment Miami Country Day School Private School

The educational institution has a library, music halls, creative classes with art equipment, sports halls, open areas, its own cafe, a dining room.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Additional expenses:

  • Middle and high school students buy textbooks themselves.
  • All students must wear a uniform, buy it yourself, supplied by Risse Brothers.
  • The training programs include additional travel, the cost varies from class to location.
  • The online application fee is $ 100.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Admission to Country Day School is selective - the selection committee considers each candidate individually, taking into account the following criteria:

  • Ability to demonstrate age-appropriate developmental skills.
  • GPA in each of the five core courses - English, Mathematics, Science, History, Foreign Language.
  • The results are above average in terms of behavior and motivation.
  • Positive teacher recommendations.
  • Age-appropriate writing skills.
  • Ability to give oral answers according to age norms.

Scholarships Miami Country Day School Private School

Financial Aid Rewards are available when financially required regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, or disability. A family receiving financial assistance can apply every year if their financial situation does not significantly change.

Miami Country Day School offers Moore Merit Scholarships for Grade 9 applicants. The scholarship is awarded for achievements, the amount covers part or all of the tuition fees.

The Academic Achievement Award Competition is based on the following criteria:

  • High exam results
  • Admission with honors in 8th grade
  • High scores on standardized tests
  • Miami Country Day School is the first choice school.

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- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
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