Calvary Baptist Day School

5000 Country Club Road
Winston Salem, NC 27104-0271
Tel: (336)714-5479
Grades: PK - 12 | 569 students
Calvary Baptist Day School in Winston-Salem is a private co-educational school offering college preparatory Christian education to students in grades PreK through 12.
Our mission is to teach and train students to embrace a God-centered world view.
A ministry of Calvary Baptist Church, CBDS has an enrollment of over 560 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Association of Christian Schools International.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language Therapy
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 569 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Calvary Baptist Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 35%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Earth & Environmental Science, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History
Average SAT score 1180
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition range: approximately $1992-$9605.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,500
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Pam Dell'Aquila
Admissions Associate Kristy Redding


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors Club, Art Club, Calvary Crazies, Debate Club, Digital Club, Executive Leadership Council, FCA, Green Club, Honor Council, Mock Trial Team, Moot Court, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Service Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Student Council, Yearbook Staff Art Club, Debate Club, Digital Club, FCA, Green Club, Honor Council, Moot Court, Mu Alpha Theta, Outdoor Club, Service Club, Yearbook Staff, Ambassadors Club,
Calvary Crazies,
Executive Leadership Council,
Mock Trial Team,
National Honor Society,
Spanish National Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • MOTO "Think, Learn, and Live for Jesus Christ"
  • MISSION The mission of Calvary Baptist Day School is to teach and train students to think, learn, and live from a Biblical worldview by integrating God and His Word as the primary source of knowledge and truth under the lordship of Jesus Christ.
  • ENROLLMENT Total enrollment for 2014-2015 is 570 in grades PK - 12th. 
  • ACCREDITATIONS Association of Christian Schools International. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • HISTORY TIMELINE 1968- Kindergarten program established by Calvary Baptist Church. 1971- First grade program established and grew to K-6. 1984- Middle School added to the existing PK-6 program. 1997- High School program began with a 9th grade. 2001- First graduating class with 20 students.
  • ASSOCIATIONS Association of Christian Schools International. Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. North Carolina Association of Independent Schools.
  • STUDENT PROFILE Average to above average academic ability; interested in college preparatory program.
  • TEACHER PROFILE North Carolina state licensure and teacher certification with the Association of Christian Schools International. Average number of years of teaching experience: 15.
  • CURRICULUM The biblically integrated curriculum, developed by professional teachers using educational research and best practices, ensures that each child has the opportunity to advance as far as he/she is cognitvely able. All classrooms are wired for internet access in addition to a computer lab on campus. The High School program is a college preparatory program featuring college prep level, honors level, Advanced Placement classes through the College Board, and cooperative learning opportunities with local colleges and universities. A variety of extracurricular activities (athletics, fine arts, service organizations, academic competition teams) is available to middle and high school students. Daily, students and faculty at CBDS join in prayer, and students learn to hide God's word in their hearts through mediation and weekly verse memorization. Chapel services are conducted weekly.
  • TESTING The school uses nationally normed standardized testing. In using TerraNova3, our scores average between the 83rd and 91st percentiles school-wide. Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT I)average: 1180.

Profile last updated: 12/08/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Vineyard School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Abc Of Nc Child Development Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Children School Of Winston-salem (1.9 miles away)
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  • Winston Salem
    Vineyard School
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    Grades: 7-12 | 42 students
    1.6 miles
    3637 Old Vineyard Rd
    Winston Salem, NC 27104
  • Clemmons
    Grades: PK-6 | 213 students
    1.9 miles
    6050 Holder Rd
    Clemmons, NC 27012
  • Winston Salem
    Greenhills School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-7 | 10 students
    2.7 miles
    1360 Lyndale Drive
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
  • Winston Salem
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    3.9 miles
    2415 Silas Creek Pkwy
    Winston Salem, NC 27103

School Reviews

I have been at Calvary for 10 years now and it is truly a great school!! The academics are incredible and the teaching is great! Having a College Prepatory Christ centered education is an amazing combination. I highly recommend Calvary Baptist Day School!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/28/14
Calvary Baptist Day School is a great school. My son started school there in middle school and he''s gotten a first rate education. His future is bright becuase of CBDS.
- Posted by Parent, 12/11/12

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