WHY ROCKY HILL COUNTRY DAY
The Rocky Hill Country Day School journey prepares students for the rigor of college academics and the demands of personal independence. We offer students diverse educational experiences that prepare them to be bold learners, ready to navigate a complex and changing world.
Students thrive in an environment that provides real-world experiences, meaningful coursework and research, and individualized and collaborative learning opportunities. Our whole-child approach encompasses the social/emotional development and wellness of every student.
See what makes Rocky Hill Country Day unique.
The Student Competencies
At Rocky Hill Country Day School, we inspire each student to become a...
Learns with nimbleness, adaptability, perseverance, and resilience, with a curious and self-directed approach.
Asks meaningful questions, gains knowledge, and challenges research, analysis, and interpretation to evaluate evidence, arguments, and beliefs.
Seeks ways to model good citizenship through kindness and respect for others, and serves as a responsible, engaged member of the community.
Skillfully expresses ideas in many modalities for a variety of audiences and is a poised and resourceful communicator.
A bold thinker, generating new and creative ideas, willing to take risks to solve complex problems, individually and as part
of a group.
A confident observer who understands their personal strengths and is attentive to their needs, empathetic to others, and honors their health and well-being.
An honest member of the community who speaks with integrity and has a focus on social responsibility.
An open-minded individual who values diversity and different perspectives with an understanding of global issues.
Rocky Hill Country Day School at a Glance
While we focus on developing strong foundation skills in Music, Chorus, Drama, and the Visual Arts, we also encourage students to experiment in their work and achieve a higher level of personal expression.
CLUBS & TRIPS
Students collaborate with faculty to design clubs based on their passions and interests which develops their leadership and organizational skills.
Each year, the Community Service Coordinator organizes initiatives directly affecting the greater community. These are undertaken on a regular basis, usually through classroom or advisory projects.
Rocky Hill Country Day School believes that the educational outcomes of its students are directly dependent upon the active recognition, support, and fostering of the student body’s diverse backgrounds.
The Mariner Way is a guiding principle that encourages all of our teams to foster Resiliency, Effort, and Pride.
E2 | EMBEDDED ENTREPRENEURS
Startup founders help students develop the Rocky Hill Country Day Student Competencies through modeling the entrepreneurial process.
IIR | INNOVATOR-IN-RESIDENCE
Innovators and artists from all sectors encourage students to connect big picture themes to classroom content using an interdisciplinary approach.
Rocky Hill Country Day collaborates with local and global organizations to enhance the learning experience and provide the real-world context necessary for deep learning.
Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE)
The ACE program is tailored to students needs, setting goals and working with parents and teachers to give each child the help they need.
We use a variety of techniques tailored to each child, including Orton-Gillingham, Read Naturally, Handwriting Without Tears, and more.
Students recieve accommodations in the classroom, such as extended time on tests, assistive technology, foreign language waivers, and more, as needed.
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