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The Country Day School

1699 Old Dry Creek Rd
Huntsville, AL 35806

(256) 837-5266


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Philosophy & Approach

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Staff tenure is average of ten plus years, all highly trained, excellent caring teachers who love children and teaching.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Reggio approach, Montessori philosophy and trained staff, learning by doing, developmentally appropriate

A Typical Day

Morning meeting, work time in centers or project work, special classes in art, music, library, fitness, mandarin Chinese or Spanish, lunch, rest, free play outside, story time,

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

PArenas are our partners and always welcome at the school.come eat lunch with us or read a story. A very family oriented school

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation

Handling Separation: From the Director

Experienced teachers ease separation anxiety of children and parents