News from Rye Country Day

Headmaster Scott Nelson delivered the annual presentation of the State of the School to the Parents Association on January 10, 2017.
Alumni returned to campus to network with one another and members of the Class of 2017.
Rye Country Day School congratulates alumnus Erik Pitchal '90, who will receive the 2017 Stevens Award for public service leadership. The award will be presented in May at the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Pitchal's career demonstrates a lifelong commitment to the RCDS motto, "Not for Self, But for Service."
Rye Country Day School wishes all members of our family, near and far, a joyous holiday season and a new year marked by happiness, health, and commitment to our motto, "Not for Self, but for Service."
Six students and nine faculty members represented RCDS at the annual 3-day NAIS People of Color/Student Diversity Leadership Conference in Atlanta.
Last week was Computer Science Education Week, when teachers and students throughout the country joined together to raise awareness and enthusiasm for coding.

Upcoming Events


January 22, 3:00. Performing Arts Center at Purchase College
Feb 10 & 11- 7:30. Feb 12 - 2:30. Tickets

Our Values

Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, college preparatory school dedicated to providing students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 with an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches. In a nurturing and supportive environment, we offer a challenging program that stimulates individuals to achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative and social endeavors. We are actively committed to diversity. We expect and promote moral responsibility, and strive to develop strength of character within a respectful school community. Our goal is to foster a lifelong passion for learning, understanding, and service in an ever-changing world.

The RCDS Wildcats

About RCDS

We are a Pre-K through Grade 12 co-educational independent day school dedicated to inspiring excellence with a purpose.


Academics at RCDS are demanding. They are also stimulating, inventive, exciting, and fun.


Our School motto, "Not for Self, But for Service," is at the heart of everything we do.


Dedicated faculty and outstanding facilities inspire passions for dance, music, theater, and visual arts.


Physical education is a critical component of an RCDS education, and the Wildcats play on 72 interscholastic teams.


The best way to get to know us is to visit campus. Please attend an Open House, or schedule a visit by calling 914-925-4513.


Through your gift to RCDS, you are ensuring access to an excellent and innovative education for generations to come.
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