Carolina Day School

1345 Hendersonville Rd,
Asheville, NC, 28803-0288
     Tel: (828)274-0757
Grades: PK - 12 | 606 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 606 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Carolina Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
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 Schools:

The nearest high school is Christ School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nativity Preschool & Kindergarten (3.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rainbow Mtn Childrens School (4.9 miles away)
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