Our parents, grandparents, and family members are a vital part of our WCDS community. The support, opinions, and guidance from our families help WCDS succeed. 

Established in 1929, Wheeling Country Day School is a non-profit, independent school for children ranging from preschool through eighth grade.

Wheeling Country Day School’s purpose is to nurture the intellectual, creative, and ethical growth of children from diverse backgrounds. A balanced program of academic basics, fine arts, physical development, and critical thinking develops and enhances students’ individual and cooperative abilities. In a positive environment children learn to be self-reliant, self-motivated, and resourceful learners. A supportive faculty challenges students to learn independently and within a group, with and without direct instruction, and the faculty rewards the students’ best efforts, ambition, and accomplishments. A wide variety of activities beyond the classroom enrich learning opportunities. Personalized instruction using various methods and materials contributes to the total experience.

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Common School Forms

The following commonly used forms are provided for download. If there is something you need that is not listed, please contact the Main Office at 304-232-2430.

Frequently Asked Questions

What ages/grades are offered at WCDS?

Wheeling Country Day School has programs for children ages 2-14. Our We Two program is offered as a once-a-week offering, while our preschool through 8th-grade programs provides full-day options. 

Is Wheeling Country Day School Accredited?

Wheeling Country Day School is fully accredited by the Independent School Association of the Central States (ISACS).

Do you provide Financial Aid and Scholarships?

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.

Do you provide Before and After Care programs?

Wheeling Country Day School offers Before School Care for students from 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM. 

After School Care is provided until 5:30 PM. 

Before and After Care are optional add-ons to your monthly tuition. 

Learn More About Before and After Care Programs

Parent Faculty Association

The PFA at WCDS is a partnership between the student families and faculty, aimed at supporting the mission of the School and also gives us the ability to be more involved in our children’s education. 

The PFA provides funds and resources throughout the year for special programs, events, and field trips.  These include holiday celebrations, Student Appreciation Week, Teacher Appreciation Week, Field Day, and the Duck Race.

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