Wakefield Country Day School is a pre-school through twelfth grade college preparatory school whose curriculum emphasizes scholarship in the classical tradition. Situated about ninety minutes outside of Washington, D.C., on a 12-acre campus in Rappahannock County, Virginia, the school draws students from and provides bus transportation to its surrounding eight counties. International students also attend WCDS at the high school and middle school levels and live on campus or with host families. For the 2014-2015 academic year, 190 students are enrolled; 100 of those students are in the Upper School; eighteen are international. Student teacher ratio is 8:1.