How to Apply

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Our intention is to come to know each and every boy who inquires about our School. The admissions process helps us learn about the strengths of each candidate so we can ensure that his time at FCDS builds a solid foundation for his future. 
To Learn more about the application process, click on the appropriate division below:

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  • JAN 24  -  Kindergarten Observation Day
  • JAN 30  -  Prospective Parents Open House 
  • FEB 7     -  Kindergarten Observation Day
  • FEB 16   -  Priority Application Deadline
                       - Financial Aid Application Deadline
  • FEB 23  -  Decision Released
  • MAR 08  -  Enrollment Deadline
  • MAY 08  -  Prospective Parents Open House
Prospective applications are reviewed by the FCDS Admissions Committee and students of any race, color, nationality, and ethnic origin are offered all the rights, privilege, and programs made available at Fairfield Country Day School.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:
Name: Maureen M. Bartolomeo, Associate Head of School, Director of Finance and Operations
 2970 Bronson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
Telephone Number: 203-259-2723
For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact: OCR at, 
800-421-3481, or TDD 800-877-8339
Fairfield Country Day School (FCDS) is a private, all-boys day school in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Founded in 1936 by Laurence W. Gregory, the school has admitted only boys since its inception. As per our mission: Fairfield Country Day School provides an educational community dedicated to the development of impactful young leaders of character and purpose; ready to face the everyday challenges and pivotal turning points of their lifetime with confidence, courage and compassion. Its balanced and challenging program is designed to help each student expand his desire and ability to acquire knowledge, capture his imagination, stimulate his curiosity and creativity, and enhance his self-esteem and respect for others. Each boy’s individual growth is encouraged in an environment that anticipates the future while appreciating the past.

FCDS admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

FCDS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.