Gaston Day School

2001 Gaston Day School Road
Gastonia, NC 28056-0280
Tel: (704)864-7744
Grades: NS - 12 | 503 students
Founded in 1967, Gaston Day School is a nonsectarian, college-preparatory school for grades pre-kindergarten through 12 with approximately 500 students and 65 full and part-time faculty and staff.
Gaston Day attracts students from a five county area including Gaston, Mecklenburg, Lincoln, Cleveland, and York and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
It is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Southern Association of Independent Schools, and the North Carolina Association of Independent schools and approved by the North Carolina Department of Education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning Academy
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students 503 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Gaston Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1771
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes $4,490-$15,190
Admissions Director Martha Jayne Rhyne
Admissions Associate Susan Gibson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Victory Christian Academy (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Victory Christian Academy (3.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wee Care Day School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gastonia
    Wee Care Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: NS-PK | 20 students
    2.3 miles
    2316 Union Road
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    (704)866-0611
    2.3NS-PK
    20
  • Gastonia
    Grades: PK-12 | 114 students
    3.9 miles
    310 Carolina Ave
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704)865-7132
    3.9PK-12
    114
  • Gastonia
    Grades: PK-8 | 287 students
    4.2 miles
    208a S Church St
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    (704)865-9823
    4.2PK-8
    287
  • Gastonia
    Grades: NS-12 | 907 students
    4.3 miles
    1625 Lowell Bethesda Rd
    Gastonia, NC 28056
    (704)824-4128
    4.3NS-12
    907
  • Gastonia
    Grades: PK-8 | 208 students
    4.3 miles
    704 Saint Michaels Lane
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704)865-4382
    4.3PK-8
    208

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