Tucson Country Day School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Tucson Country Day School
Tucson Country Day School (TCDS) is a private, independent, non-denominational school in Tucson, Arizona. Founded in 1978, TCDS provides a quality education for children in grades K-8. Our mission is to provide a safe, nurturing environment that encourages each student to reach their fullest potential.
At TCDS, we provide a challenging academic program that emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity. Our curriculum is designed to meet the needs of each individual student, and our teachers use a variety of teaching methods to meet the needs of the whole child. We also offer a wide range of extracurricular activities and athletics, including art, music, drama, and sports.
At TCDS, we strive to create a learning environment where students are valued, respected, and supported in their individual learning styles. We believe that each student is unique, and we strive to help each student reach their highest potential. We also emphasize the importance of developing strong interpersonal relationships and developing a sense of community among our students.
At TCDS, we are committed to providing a quality education that prepares our students for success in the future. We strive to create an environment where our students can grow academically, socially, and emotionally. Our goal is to help our students become well-rounded, responsible citizens who are prepared to face the challenges of the future.
9239 E Wrightstown Rd
Tucson, AZ 85715
Overview Tucson Country Day School
Tucson Country Day School serves 575 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Tucson Country Day School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Tucson Country Day School
Tucson Country Day School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Tucson Country Day School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.