Fort Worth Country Day School
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics. It is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS). ISAS is a member of the International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA).
|Fort Worth Country Day|
|Motto||Humanitas per disciplinam|
(Humanities through discipline)
|Opened||September 9, 1963|
|Headmaster||Eric V. Lombardi|
|Teaching staff||109.1 (FTE)|
|Number of students||1116|
|Color(s)||Red and blue|
The school broke ground in 1963 and opened nine months later on September 9, 1963 with grades one through nine. 210 students were initially enrolled. The Sid Richardson Gymnasium opened in 1967. Eight additional buildings and annexes opened in the 1970s and early 1980s. In the 1990s three buildings were built. In 2008, the Fischer Dining Pavilion opened, and in 2016, The Patton Field House opened.
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- "History." Fort Worth Country Day School. Retrieved on November 12, 2011.
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