Carolina Day School

1345 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803-0288
Tel: (828)274-0757
Grades: PK-12 | 639 students
In the classroom, on the athletic fields and within our special community of families, Carolina Day School fully engages your smart, curious child.
With a passion for learning and teaching, nationally trained in top developmental research and brain-based instruction, our exceptional faculty radiates an inspirational blend of compassion and high standards.
It's simple: bright, bold, curious, well-trained teachers and coaches lead by example and bring out the best in your child.
We are Asheville's only co-ed, independent day school for grades Pre-K/12, and our Key School is a national leader in transforming students with language-based learning differences into high achievers and confident, capable learners.
Discover what lies in store for your child at Carolina Day, a Gurian Institute Model School in Asheville, North Carolina.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-Based - Dyslexia

Student Body

Total Students 639 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Carolina Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
Average SAT score 1248

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Michelle Nailen
Admissions Associate Carole Hilderbran

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Glory Tabernacle Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glory Tabernacle Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rainbow Mtn Childrens School (4.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Asheville
    Grades: 1-11 | 40 students
    1.2 miles
    1221 Sweeten Creek Rd
    Asheville, NC 28803
  • Arden
    Nativity Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: K | 113 students
    3.2 miles
    Po Box 208
    Arden, NC 28704
  • Asheville
    French Broad River Academy
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8 | 33 students
    4.2 miles
    191 Lyman St Ste 316
    Asheville, NC 28801
  • Arden
    Christ School
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    Grades: 8-12 | 249 students
    4.6 miles
    500 Christ School Rd
    Arden, NC 28704
  • Asheville
    Grades: PK-8 | 155 students
    4.9 miles
    574 Haywood Road
    Asheville, NC 28806

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