Distinctive Programs


Stewardship at FCDS means educating and empowering our Fairfield, CT community, reaching out to our fellow man, and protecting our environment. It stresses that the responsibility for being active members of the community involves making positive contributions. Every grade at FCDS sponsors or participates in a stewardship project each year.
Kindergarten - PRN collection
Grade 1 - Crayola marker recycle
Grade 2 - Collecting used ink cartridges to benefit The Fund for Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital
Grade 3 - Nike Re-use a Shoe
Grade 4 - Gently Used Coat Drive benefitting nOURish Bridgeport Inc.
Grade 5 - Note and cards for homebound Seniors through the Westport Center for Senior Activities
Grade 6 - Adam J. Lewis Academy donate books and read to children via Zoom
Grade 7 - The Mission - Connecticut Challenge 
Grade 8 - Bridgeport Rescue Mission Food Drive
Grade 9 - Mercy Learning Food Drive
All school - Holiday Toy Drive, Food Drive, Lower School & Middle School Skate-A-Thon (Make a Wish)
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.