What parents are saying: "I could not agree more that SCDS is doing an amazing job on all fronts. My child enjoys going to school, likes the curriculum and the faculty and has made a number of new friends... all good! Thank you for all you and the faculty and staff at SCDS do day in and day out."

The Scottsdale Country Day School staff have been carefully selected to represent a plethora of educations, experiences, and unique skills to ensure each of our students are afforded a rounded education. Staff at the SCDS charter goes above and beyond when it comes down to helping each individual student be successful and will often be found after school working with students individually or in small groups.

Open communication is imperative for each child to be successful and our staff encourages parents to be involved with their child to optimize learning opportunities.

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Maddy Schaeffer

Hello, my name is Maddy Schaeffer and this is my first year at Scottsdale Country Day School as a Kindergarten teacher. I graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. I student taught in first grade and absolutely love working with younger students.

I was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. Throughout high school and my first two years of college I played lacrosse. I enjoy being involved with sports and love to be active. Besides being active, I love to travel, discover new restaurants, and spend time with family and friends whenever possible.

Since an early age, I have had a passion for working with children. My goal is to create an environment where my students feel safe and are excited to come to school everyday to learn. I can't wait to see my students excel every day and I am excited to see where this year takes us!

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