Citizen, Scholar, Steward
At KCD, we offer the best, most well-rounded private school experience in Louisville and the surrounding region. We're also rated the number one private school in Kentucky by the rating site Niche.com. The KCD experience consists of

Scholarship that blends tradition and innovation

As scholars, we offer a rigorous and cohesive college prep curriculum that is also forward-thinking and innovative. As our students master academic content, they’re also developing skills essential for success in college and beyond: writing clearly, thinking critically, working collaboratively, managing competing tasks, and solving problems in creative ways.

Citizenship in a real-world context

As citizens, we offer a curriculum focused on real-world knowledge and engagement that puts learning in the context of our school, our city, our state, our country, and our world.

Stewardship through service and responsibility

As stewards, we foster a community that emphasizes service, character development, philanthropy, and sustainability. Our students are challenged to demonstrate responsibility in meaningful ways and to care for others in our community and our world.

A beautiful place to learn, compete, and play

KCD’s 85-acre campus provides a beautiful, safe place for students to learn, compete, and play. Our campus is home to the amazing Bearcat Backyard Playground, some of the best athletic facilities in the state, a fine arts center and professional-quality theater, and plenty of green space where students can study, play, or spend time with friends. Students can do it all here, without ever leaving campus.

Fast Facts

Founded: 1972

Co-educational

Grades JK–12

Students: 860

Faculty/Staff: 175

Campus: 85 acres

School Colors: Royal Blue & Gold

Mascot: Bearcats
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 85-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.