Wheeling Country Day School seeks curious and kind children eager to engage in joyful learning and who will make a positive contribution to the school community.
We are pleased you are exploring an independent choice for your child’s elementary education.
While our website provides much information, we strongly encourage you to visit our campus in person. Observe our curious and engaged students and teachers in their classrooms and throughout our spacious campus with its grass playing field, classroom courtyard, and outdoor amphitheater. Sit in on classes that give great attention to a curriculum that matches the optimum times for learning within a child’s first ten years.
As you explore the Wheeling Country Day School option for your family and your child’s elementary experience, please consider the many questions to ask yourself and any school you consider.
Paying for an independent school education is a concern for all families. Those who have applied for admissions may apply for financial aid awards. Admissions decisions are made separately from financial aid award decisions.
It is fully accredited by the Independent School Association of the Central States (ISACS) and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and Independent School Management (ISM).
WCDS empowers students to think, to create, and to communicate in a nurturing environment where learning and character are paramount.
WCDS seeks to purposefully build an environment that reflects and honors diversity. We honor the dignity of every human being, and we respect and value differences including but not limited to socioeconomics, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, and family composition. Our community is committed to ongoing dialogue, education, and reflection to develop understanding and inclusion of every member.
Observe our curious and engaged students and teachers in their classrooms and throughout our spacious campus with its grass playing field, classroom courtyard, and outdoor amphitheater. Sit in on classes that give great attention to a curriculum that matches the optimum times for learning within a child’s first ten years.
Loving school at WCDS means embracing risk and curiosity and speaking with a voice truly heard. Bring your family to take in our campus, interact with our faculty, students, and alumni, and try your hand at learning differently.
During Admission Events you will experience the following: observe classrooms, converse with teachers, speak with students, chat with parents, tour the campus, and ask questions.
Wheeling Country Day School offers Need-Based Flexible Tuition to enroll students who could not otherwise afford to attend. No qualified student should be deterred by financial restraints from applying to Wheeling Country Day School, and families who feel they need assistance are encouraged to apply.