Middle School

Grades 4 & 5

So often “too big” for the elementary model, yet “too young” for the faster pace of the traditional junior high, fourth and fifth graders benefit from a special community of their own in which to learn, take risks, grow, and play. Experienced teachers who understand the unique needs of “middle childhood” can make all the difference in the way these emerging scholars view themselves and the world around them.

Academic Day

The Middle School experience at CDS is designed to foster curiosity, develop strong habits of mind and character, and build empathy and compassion for others.

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Advisory & Clubs

Co-curricular classes offer opportunities to develop and sustain affinities and capabilities in STEAM disciplines, expand their aptitude in world languages, and start to build upon student skills that will translate into life skills.

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