Academic Excellence

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ACDS offers PK3 through 8th grade enrichment courses in the Arts, Music, Drama, Sports, and Digital Technology with 3D creation capabilities.

ACDS has a history built on traditions at every grade level.

Over 60% of ACDS students score  in the 90th percentile on standardized tests.
-Over 70% of students (6th-8th Gr.) score in the top 10% of CTP (standardize test).
-100% of 8th grade students taking the Algebra I EOC exam passed & 58% scored at the highest achievement level.
-60% of 7th graders have qualified for Duke TIP (Talent ID Program) Talent Search

Smaller classroom sizes (average of 17 per class) ensure individualized instruction.

100% of ACDS students  participate in Character Education.
-Teen Empowerment and Cyber Safety programs are offered for upper grades.

Over 60% of ACDS Middle & Jr. High students participate in sports.

World Language studies span PK-8th grade.
-Over 20% of the 8th grade class receives national medals in Spanish I

ACDS graduates qualify to take multiple high school credits into their freshman year of high school.

Opportunities for 8th grade students to travel abroad and to explore Washington , D.C.

ACDS has earned the Region IV Science Fair Sweepstakes Leadership Award for over 20 consecutive years.

Over 80% of ACDS District Rally participants receive Top Five awards.

100% of ACDS faculty & staff is dedicated to Growing the Bright Futures of students
-43% of our educational staff have advanced degrees
-All ACDS teachers are either certified in their field of study.

Over 700 years of combined teaching experience on the ACDS faculty.
-Average time teaching for ACDS faculty is 18 years


Annual Fund Drive


Funding the ACDS Mission & Vision Video

Because of you, over 400 ACDS students are “Growing Bright Futures” and becoming creative, innovative future leaders.  Your generosity ensures that Alexandria Country Day School continues to provide the best education in Central Louisiana.  On behalf of our students, faculty and staff, thank you for sharing your gifts of time, talent and financial support.

Our goal is to reach out to the Cenla community and share our exemplary traditions of education and character.   Even though we empower over 400 students now, there are still so many we would like to share the Alexandria Country Day School difference with through scholarships and financial assistance.

CLICK HERE to support our efforts or return your gift to:
ACDS/ 5603 Bayou Rapides Rd./ Alexandria/ LA/ 71301/ Attention “Growing Bright Futures”.




Dancing with the Stars Cenla Style

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Dancing with the Stars, Cenla Style 2018
With your help over $134,000 was raised!
Funds directly benefit Country Day 

Students, Classrooms, Teachers, and Facilities!

Save the Date...
5th Anniversary
Dancing with the Stars
Thursday, September 26, 2019



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How can I make a gift?
Donations may be made by cash or by credit card. Checks should be made payable to ACDS and mailed to ACDS Annual Fund Drive, 5603 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, LA 71303. You can make a credit card donation by clicking on the give online button and following the instructions on the secure gift form. All donations to the annual fund drive are tax deductible as allowed by law. ACDS is 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.

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Welcome to Alexandria Country Day School

Alexandria Country Day School was founded in 1969, and is an independent, coeducational school. We are non-sectarian, and serve grades Prekindergarten 3 through 8. ACDS offers a challenging curriculum as well as many opportunities to excel in athletics and in the arts. Many of our alumni go on to become National Merit Scholars and are accepted and win scholarships to some of the finest universities in the nation.

Contact Us:

5603 Bayou Rapides Road.
Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: 318-448-1475
FAX: 318-442-7924
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