Citizen, Scholar, Steward
Kentucky Country Day School welcomes your family to explore our vast campus and extraordinary array of opportunities. Whether your child is beginning the academic journey or moving from another school, our admission office offers several occasions for your child and your family to learn more about KCD!


Bearcat Chats

These events are open to 7th/8th grade parents and guardians, both current and prospective. Parents and guardians will meet in the Theater Lobby, where they will hear from Peter Huestis, Head of School, and Kent Martin, Upper School Director, who will give an overview of the school community and academic offerings. Light refreshments will be provided and the event will end with group tours hosted by current students. All families will need to register for these events.
  • Friday, December 8, 2023 at 8:30–9:45 am in the Theater Lobby
Click here to register!
Questions? Contact Kate Loewen at


Bearcat Chats

These events will begin in the library with brief comments from Peter Huestis, Head of School, followed by a presentation by Jerry Loewen, Middle School Director, about KCD’s Middle School philosophy and program. Parents will be free to visit the classroom for a “crash a class” look into the classrooms in action. Light refreshments will be provided.
  • Monday, December 11, 2023 at 8:30–10 am in the KCD Library
Click here to register!
Questions? Contact Marché Harris at


Bearcat Chats

We do not currently have any upcoming Lower School Bearcat Chats, but encourage you to reach out to Amy Purkiss at

The Admission Team

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Marché Harris

    Marché Harris 

    Director of Enrollment Management
  • Photo of Amy Purkiss

    Amy Purkiss 

    Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
  • Photo of Kate Loewen

    Kate Loewen 

    Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
4100 Springdale Road • Louisville, KY 40241 • (502) 423-0440 • Fax (502) 423-0445
Kentucky Country Day School is a private JK–12, coeducational school located on a spacious 80+ acre campus in Louisville, KY. KCD combines a rigorous academic program with a wide variety of athletic and extracurricular programs. Our outstanding faculty creates an intimate learning environment that is both challenging and supportive.