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 9%
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 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • 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
    (828)687-8381
    3.2K
    113
  • 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
    (828)348-4320
    4.26-8
    33
  • Arden
    Christ School
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    Grades: 8-12 | 249 students
    4.6 miles
    500 Christ School Rd
    Arden, NC 28704
    (828)684-6232
    4.68-12
    249
  • Asheville
    Grades: PK-8 | 155 students
    4.9 miles
    574 Haywood Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828)258-9264
    4.9PK-8
    155
  • Arden
    Montessori Country Day
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 59 students
    5 miles
    158 Bradley Branch Rd
    Arden, NC 28704
    (828)654-9933
    5PK-K
    59

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