Head's Welcome


Metairie Park Country Day School enriches the lives of talented young people in a dynamic learning environment, building strength of intellect and strength of character within a community that is simultaneously challenging and supportive. Our students learn to be flexible, to be adaptable, and to face the challenges of life with honor, optimism, confidence, creativity, and a sense of humor.

Welcome to Country Day!

Welcome to Metairie Park Country Day School, a non-sectarian coeducational Pre-K-12 school located on 15-acres in beautiful Metairie, Louisiana, minutes away from New Orleans. “Country Day” as we call it, is a joyful place, filled with thoughtful, passionate adults united in creating a supportive and challenging community for young people.

At Country Day, we understand that children learn best in an environment that is both academically demanding and appropriately supportive, so we have carefully created a rigorous academic program in the context of a committed and caring community. We encourage independence, foster critical thinking, and train our students to open their minds to limitless possibilities.

We are also a proud school community, conscious of our long-standing traditions, our appetite for innovation, and our collegiality. Specific traditions like a common Dining Room, grouping of K-1-2 students, and our Faculty Fellows program emblematize our community traits as do many other features of our school.

It is my sincere hope that you spend a few moments perusing our website to see our efforts to live our mission and actualize our values.


Rob Hereford
Head of School

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    Mr. Rob "Rob" Hereford 

    Metairie Park Country Day School
    Head of School
    (504) 849-3100
300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005 (504) 837-5204
Established in 1929, Metairie Park Country Day School is a coed private school for New Orleans area students in early childhood through Grade 12. From the elementary grades through upper school, the care and cultivation of each child comes to life in our exciting academic program, creative arts, and competitive athletic offerings.

Country Day accepts qualified students without regard to race, color, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin.