Wheeling Country Day School offers a fair and transparent admission and application process. We make it easy for you to experience WCDS and join our community.
We are pleased you are exploring an independent choice for your child’s elementary education.
Wheeling Country Day School wants to make the application process as easy and seamless as possible for prospective families. We strongly encourage you to visit our campus in person and talk directly with a member of our admissions team.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.