Davidson Day School

750 Jetton Street,
Davidson, NC, 28036-0280
Tel: (704)237-5200
Grades: PK - 12 | 513 students
Davidson Day is a Pre-K through 12th grade college preparatory school located in Davidson, North Carolina, a college town with a rich tradition of educational excellence.
If you're looking for strong academics in small, personal classes, you'll find it here –- and much more.
We provide outstanding arts and sports programs, and we emphasize character and community service to help prepare children for the challenges of college and life beyond.
Founded in 1999, our school holds dual accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS).
Just think what your children and your family could accomplish here.individualized learning plans tailored for each child, and a warm, nurturing environment.
This unique combination ensures its college prep curriculum prepares students for college and for life in the most child-centered way.
We firmly believe that in education, one size does not fit all and we deliver our education according to this philosophy.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Academic Enrichment Center available to all students
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 513 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Davidson Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 63%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP Physics B, AP Psychology, AP U.S. History  
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform from 3 yrs to 8th grade; Upper School dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,800
Tuition Notes Early Childhood tuition is different from K-12. Please see Web site for details.
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Trent Brown

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Battle of the Books, Community Service Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, Guitar Club, Math Olympiad, Outdoors Club, Science Club, Ski Club, Spirit Club, Stock Market Club, Student Ambassador Program, Student Government Association Art Club, Film Club, Guitar Club, Math Olympiad, Outdoors Club, Science Club, Ski Club, Spirit Club, Battle of the Books,
Community Service Club,
Environmental Club,
Stock Market Club,
Student Ambassador Program,
Student Government Association,

School Notes:

    • Student Growth Portfolios: A personalized education plan is developed for each student, with goals monitored and measured over time.
    • EXL Program: Project-based learning to develop critical thinking and \\\"real world\\\" skills.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Woodlawn School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckinney Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lake Norman Christian (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Davidson Mckinney Academy
    412 Armour St
    Davidson , NC , 28036
    (704)895-9664
    0.5  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Davidson
    Woodlawn School
    Po Box 549
    Davidson , NC , 28036
    (704)895-8653
    0.8  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Davidson
    Lake Norman Christian
    (Christian)
    251 South Street
    Davidson , NC , 28036
    (704)987-9811
    (Christian)
    0.9  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  PK-11
  • Cornelius Academic Illumination Day School
    Montessori School
    21325 Catawba Ave
    Cornelius , NC , 28031
    (704)779-2164
    Montessori School
    1.5  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Mooresville Woodlawn School
    135 Woodlawn School Loop
    Mooresville , NC , 28115
    (704)895-8653
    1.8  mi  |  209  students  |  Gr.  K-12

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