Fairfield Country Day School, a private day school for boys in kindergarten through ninth-grade, is located on a…More 25-acre campus in Fairfield's Greenfield Hill neighborhood.
FCDS was founded in 1936 and originally was located on Unquowa Road in downtown Fairfield. In 1949, FCDS needed more space and acquired the Bronson estate on Bronson Road, which is the current home of the school. The school's historic main building was originally the home of Timothy Dwight, who was a minister at Greenfield Hill Congregational Church and then president of Yale University. A public elementary school in Greenfield Hill that was built in 1962 is named after Timothy Dwight.
Fairfield Country Day School is incorporated in the state of Connecticut and is governed by a 22-member board of trustees. Tuition at the school, in 2009-10 was $28,200 a year for kindergarten through third-graders, $29,000 a year for fourth- through sixth-graders, and $30,200 a year for seventh- through ninth-graders. Financial aid is available.