El Paso Country Day School (EPCDS) was founded in 1980 in response to the need in El Paso, Texas and the surrounding Southwestern region for a quality program that served academically advanced students. EPCDS is a private, non-denominational, non-profit, independent school with a strong academic foundation that exceeds the standards of its accrediting agency, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
El Paso Country Day School’s education combines excellence in academics, hands-on experiential learning, individualized instruction, and the nurturance of a positive self-concept.
EPCDS is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the same organization that reviews and accredits colleges and universities throughout the southern portion of the United States. All students are required to pass a rigorous qualifying entrance exam. The entire student body of represents 22 different countries. The number of students receiving financial aid is approximately 35%.
It is the policy of the El Paso Country Day School to provide equal educational and employment opportunities and not to illegally discriminate on the basis of gender, race, national origin, religion, age, marital status, or disability in its educational programs, activities, or its employment and personnel policies.