Celebrating a School at the Forefront

The Forefront Campaign raised $59 million!

How we shaped tomorrow together through Country Day's largest and
most successful comprehensive fundraising campaign in school history. 

Campaign Infographics

Capital Projects

Campus at the Forefront

Distinctive and innovative learning spaces.

Country Day Fund

Education at the Forefront

Annual giving that supports people and programs.


Financial health at the Forefront

14 new endowed funds created during the campaign.


An intentional plan for the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and doers.


Board of Trustees launched the current Strategic Plan by asking the Country Day community about our vision for the future.


Board of Trustees approved a long-range Master Facilities Plan designed to create an innovative learning environment, strengthen community, and prepare students for a fast-changing global society.


Advancement Office launched the quiet phase of a 5-year comprehensive campaign.


Phase I construction began on the Purdy Center for Science and Mathematics and the Hance Lower School Learning Center.


Phase 2 began with renovation of Cannon Library into Dowd Student Center and renovation of Cannon Science into College Counseling, Educational Resource Program (ERP), and new Collaboration and Makerspaces.


Phase 3 began with renovation of the former cafeteria space into the new John and Claudia Belk Learning Center.

2020 and Beyond: $92.5 million for our future

Five generous donors gave $31 million to begin construction on the Klein Aquatic Center and Performance Gym. A gift from Margaret Gragg Bissell secured the Carmel Road property adjacent to campus for future development.