Make Every Day Count

Founded in 1957, Harford Day School is the oldest private independent school in Harford County, Maryland. Harford Day enrolls 295 boys and girls age three through grade eight with a reputation for graduating smart, well-rounded students who know the value of hard work, perseverance, and team work. A challenging inquiry-based academic program that emphasizes strong character and personal responsibility as well as creative problem-solving prepares our students for achievement in top high school programs and beyond.

We welcome you to explore our website, but the best way to get to know Harford Day is to visit our campus. Contact Diane Russell, Director of Enrollment Management, to schedule a personalized tour where you will observe our dynamic classes, encounter our passionate faculty and happy students, and see how we make every day count. Click on the "Schedule a Visit" button below to get in touch.

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  • 12

    Acre Campus
  • 1957

    Harford Day is founded
  • 7:1

    Student-Teacher ratio
  • 13

    Average class size
  • 1:1

    Student - Technology Device
  • $650,000

    High school scholarships awarded
  • 9

    Athletic teams in 6 sports
  • 95%

    Accepted to first-choice High School

See How We Make Every Day Count

Our students are encouraged to be independent thinkers, to demonstrate intellectual curiosity, and to work at the edge of their comfort level in a supportive environment. Our students learn independently, collaboratively, and experientially, both on campus and on field trips. Developing healthy minds and healthy bodies is an important aspect of our program.

Upcoming Events

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  • Dec
  • Dec

    Individual school picture re-takes (Little Dragons - 7th)

    Location: Main Building - MPR - MPR
  • Dec
  • Dec

    Vision Screening

    University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health Community Outreach and Health Improvement will be on campus on December 8, 2022, to provide vision screenings for our students. All students in Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 7th grades will be screened, as well as students new to Harford Day School.

    Volunteers are needed to assist with escorting students to and from the screenings. The screening hours are 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. If you would like to volunteer, please sign up HERE. Thank you!

    Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
    Michelle Sestito, BSN, RN
    School Nurse
    Location: Main Building - MPR - MPR
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We Know Our Students

By selecting Harford Day, our families make education a priority and in return they find a supportive community of teachers, administrators, and fellow parents.
Harford Day is the only PK3 to Grade 8 independent school in Harford County accredited by AIMS (Association of Independent Maryland/DC Schools) and a member of NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools).
Non-discrimination Statement
Application to Harford Day School is open to all students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin,
 sexual orientation, or disability. Harford Day School does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, financial policies, financial aid programs, and other administered extra-curricular or administrative programs.