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What Makes KCDS Special?

Kalamazoo Country Day School is an independent, accredited, Pre-K through 8th grade school located in Portage, Michigan. Our mission is to provide each student with a well-rounded, progressive, and compassionate education. Our standardized research-based curriculum is designed to give each student the tools they need to succeed. We keep class sizes small to ensure that every student receives individualized attention. Our math and science program is exceptional, giving our students the skills they need to thrive in today's competitive world.

What Makes KCDS Special

Faculty & Staff

The staff at Kalamazoo Country Day School are truly dedicated to their craft and to the students they serve. They work hard to create a positive and inclusive learning environment, where each child is valued and challenged to reach their full potential.

Our Core Values

Our Mission

Kalamazoo Country Day School, an independent school, provides a supportive, challenging, and creative academic environment for talented and motivated students to prepare them for lifelong achievement.

Our Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Kalamazoo Country Day School believes that a diverse learning environment plays a vital part in our students’ academic, social, and individual growth. Our commitment to educating global citizens is centered on core values, shared commitment to academic excellence, and an environment of inclusivity that rests on responsibility, mutual respect, and empathy.

Kalamazoo Country Day School seeks a wide range of talented students, those with diverse learning aptitudes, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds. We are  nondiscriminatory in our educational and admissions policies, scholarship programs, and employment opportunities.

Our Core Values

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Integrity

  • Caring

Core Values
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