Grades: PK-8 | 131 students
Hickory Day School instills in its students a love of learning in a unique environment that emphasizes academic excellence, critical-thinking skills, and global perspectives.
We develop individual talents, skills, and abilities by promoting active participation in a wide range of academic, athletic, and extracurricular activities within a supportive, nurturing environment.
We foster a sustained love of learning allowing students to acquire a critical mass of significant knowledge by exploring themes of inquiry, which have global relevance and importance.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Southern Association of Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||131 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||24 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(Monday-Thursday = khaki and collared shirts; Fridays = jeans/casual)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$9,000|
|Tuition Notes||See web site for complete tuition details per grade level. The tuition rate varies depending on grade level.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$2,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Richard Seay|
|Total Sports Offered||3 sports|
|Sports||Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballCross Country, Soccer,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||4 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art Club, Envirothon, Science Olympiad, Sunshine Singers choir Art Club, Envirothon, Science Olympiad,
Sunshine Singers choir,
- The admissions committee looks for a love of learning and parental commitment to the IB program of the school. An admissions assessment is made for every applicant. This assessment involves both literacy and numeracy skills.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
SpartanburgGrades: PK-7 | 114 students
384 S Spring St
Spartanburg, SC 29306
NewtonGrades: NS-8 | 61 students
2931 Sandy Ford Rd
Newton, NC 28658
HickoryGrades: PK-8 | 168 students
2304 Springs Rd Ne
Hickory, NC 28601
HudsonGrades: PK-12 | 145 students
239 Mount Herman Rd
Hudson, NC 28638
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