Overview

La Jolla Country Day School is the school of choice for families who value an education that develops people of good character and enables children to achieve their potential as scholars, artists and athletes of character. The mission of La Jolla County Day School is to prepare individuals for a lifetime of intellectual exploration, personal growth, and social responsibility.
Official information of La Jolla Country Day School in 2024 | FindingSchool

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A Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
B Reviews
A+ Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: Nursery-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Tuition: $39,330
# of Students: 1,145
Teacher:Student: 1:10
International Student: 2%
AP Courses: 26
Endowment: $1,310/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 61%
SAT: 1365/1600
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#3 Harvard College 3
#3 Stanford University 5
#3 Yale University 2
#6 University of Chicago 5
#7 Johns Hopkins University 4
#7 University of Pennsylvania 1
#10 Northwestern University 5
#12 Dartmouth College 2
#13 Brown University 3
#13 Vanderbilt University 2
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 3
LAC #3 Pomona College 4
#18 Columbia University 1
#18 University of Notre Dame 1
#20 University of California: Berkeley 5
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 3
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 4
#25 New York University 7
#25 University of Michigan 4
#25 University of Southern California 14
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#29 Wake Forest University 3
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
LAC #6 Carleton College 2
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 1
#32 Tufts University 4
#32 University of California: Santa Barbara 6
#34 University of California: Irvine 2
#34 University of California: San Diego 7
#36 Boston College 2
#38 University of California: Davis 6
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 2
#41 Boston University 5
#44 Brandeis University 1
#44 Case Western Reserve University 1
#44 Northeastern University 10
#44 Tulane University 4
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 4
#51 Lehigh University 1
#51 Purdue University 5
#55 Pepperdine University 2
#55 Santa Clara University 2
#55 University of Miami 5
#55 University of Washington 7
#55 Wabash College 1
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 1
#62 Syracuse University 4
#62 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
LAC #13 Smith College 1
#67 Texas A&M University 1
#67 University of Connecticut 1
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
#68 Kalamazoo College 1
#72 American University 1
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 1
#72 Southern Methodist University 9
LAC #15 Davidson College 1
LAC #15 Grinnell College 1
#77 Baylor University 1
#77 Loyola Marymount University 11
#77 Michigan State University 1
#83 Gonzaga University 3
#89 Texas Christian University 8
LAC #18 Barnard College 2
LAC #18 Haverford College 2
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 1
#94 Lewis & Clark College 2
#97 University of San Diego 7
#97 University of South Florida 1
#105 Drexel University 1
#105 University of Arizona 3
#105 University of Denver 2
#105 University of Oregon 2
#105 University of San Francisco 1
#107 Whittier College 2
#111 Ohio Wesleyan University 4
#121 Chapman University 10
#121 University of Vermont 1
#130 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts 1
#137 California State University: Long Beach 1
#137 University of New Hampshire 1
#151 Oregon State University 1
#151 San Diego State University 4
LAC #33 Scripps College 1
#166 Hofstra University 1
#176 University of Idaho 2
LAC #37 Occidental College 2
#194 Biola University 1
LAC #39 Denison University 2
LAC #39 Lafayette College 1
LAC #39 Trinity College 1
#202 University of Wyoming 1
#212 Kent State University 1
LAC #45 Furman University 1
#234 San Francisco State University 1
LAC #48 Whitman College 1
#263 Montana State University 2
#285 University of New England 1
LAC #60 Bard College 1
Art Center College of Design 1
Bentley University 1
Boston Conservatory at Berklee 2
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo 7
California State University: Chico 2
California State University: Monterey Bay 1
College of Charleston 1
College of William and Mary 1
DigiPen Institute of Technology 2
Dominican University of California 1
Emerson College 1
Grossmont College 1
King's College London 1
Louisiana State University at Eunice 1
Lynn University 2
McGill University 1
oregon state university-cascades 1
Oxford Brookes University 1
Parsons The New School for Design 1
Pasadena City College 1
Penn State University Park 1
Queen Mary, University of London 1
Rutgers University 1
San Diego Miramar College 2
San Jose State University 1
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1
The New School College of Performing Arts 1
Union College 1
University of Birmingham 1
University of British Columbia 1
University of California: Riverside 1
University of California: Santa Cruz 2
University of Colorado Boulder 2
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 3
University of Manchester 1
University of Nevada: Reno 1
University of Northern Colorado 1
University of Redlands 3
University of St. Andrews 1
University of Toronto 1
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AP Courses

(Total 26)
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
European History
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
European History
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Physics 2
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
United States Government and Politics
United States History
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
World History
Microeconomics
Environmental Science
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Computer Science A
Statistics
Human Geography
Macroeconomics
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Sports

(Total 17)
Baseball
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Cross Country
Fencing
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Baseball
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Cross Country
Fencing
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
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Arts

(Total 17)
Acting
Band
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Music
Music Theory
Percussion
Play Production
Production
Theater
Acting
Band
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Music
Music Theory
Percussion
Play Production
Production
Theater
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Filmmaking
Graphic Design
Photography
Studio Art
Art
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 13)
American Sign Language Club
Amnesty International
Affinity Group
Beautiful Polynesia (Poly) Club
Formula One
Just Dance Club
LJCDS Marine Biology Club
Pegasus (Magazine)
Science Olympiad
Spectrum (LGBT+)
American Sign Language Club
Amnesty International
Affinity Group
Beautiful Polynesia (Poly) Club
Formula One
Just Dance Club
LJCDS Marine Biology Club
Pegasus (Magazine)
Science Olympiad
Spectrum (LGBT+)
The Office Club
The Palette (Newspaper)
Asian&Asian Pacific–Islander (AAPI)
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1926
Campus Size: 24 acres
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 02/03
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Others, Zoom
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 8)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

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Frequently Ask Questions about La Jolla Country Day School

01.
Tell me a bit about La Jolla Country Day School.
La Jolla Country Day School is Co-ed private day school located in San Diego, California, US. It was founded 1926, and currently has about 1145 students, 1.50% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit https://www.ljcds.org/.
06.
Where is La Jolla Country Day School located?
La Jolla Country Day School is located in the State of California of USA. The closest major city is San Diego, which is about 11 miles away from school. Most families can choose San Diego International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does La Jolla Country Day School have rigorous academic requirements?
La Jolla Country Day School is offering 26 AP courses.

In recent years, -1 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

La Jolla Country Day School also have 61% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is La Jolla Country Day School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, La Jolla Country Day School is among the most popular schools, within top 307 for all US schools.

Also La Jolla Country Day School has been favorited by 55 users.
03.
Where do La Jolla Country Day School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 16.27% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 21.6% go to top 25, and about 3.47% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
08.
How to start with an application with La Jolla Country Day School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about La Jolla Country Day School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit La Jolla Country Day School’s official site: https://www.ljcds.org/ or call them at 858-453-3440.
04.
What is the application requirement for La Jolla Country Day School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, La Jolla Country Day School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to La Jolla Country Day School?
Yes, here are few: Childtime Learning Centers, Beth Israel Day School/bill & Sid Rubin Preschool and Torah High Sch/san Diego Boys.

The closest major city is San Diego. You can find out more schools near San Diego here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for La Jolla Country Day School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for La Jolla Country Day School in 2024 is $39,330, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at hmeng@ieducationm.com .
10.
What is the FindingSchool rating for La Jolla Country Day School?
The overall rating for La Jolla Country Day School is A+.

The section ratings of La Jolla Country Day School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
B for Students and Parents reviews
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