About

The Country School at a Glance

The Country School is an independent, coeducational, K-through-8 school founded in 1934. Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, a few blocks from downtown historic Easton, we offer a challenging academic program in a nurturing environment focused on educating the whole child.

  • Enrollment: 276
  • Students of color: 23%
  • Average class size: 16
  • Student/teacher ratio: 9 to 1
  • Faculty holding advanced degrees: 18
  • Average years of faculty experience: 15
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:10 am to 3:30 pm; Friday, 8:10 am to 1:00 pm
  • After school care available until 5:30 pm
  • Admission deadline: rolling
  • Financial aid available to qualified families
  • Uniform: polo shirts and khaki pants; specified skirts or jumpers from Lands’ End (more details can be found on pages 12-14 of the Parent Handbook)
  • 501 (c) (3) nonprofit status
  • Accreditation and memberships: Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools (AIMS), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Elementary School Heads Association (ESHA), Association of Independent School Admission Professionals (AISAP)


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The Country School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational, admission, and employment policies, or its financial aid, athletic, and other school administered programs.
716 Goldsborough Street, Easton, MD 21601 • 410.822.1935