Triangle Day School

4911 Neal Rd,
Durham, NC, 27705-0277
Tel: (919)383-8800
Grades: PK - 8 | 180 students
Triangle Day School is a challenging independent TK-8 school.
In a comfortable setting, we foster intellectual engagement, enthusiasm for learning, creativity in thinking, and respect for each other and the community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 180 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 56%
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes http://triangledayschool.org/admissions/tuition-fees
Admissions Director Doug Cleary

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballGolfSoccerTennis
Track and FieldVolleyball
BaseballBasketball,
GolfSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes:

  • About TDS Triangle Day School is a co-ed, independent, non-sectarian, non-profit school serving children in Transitional Kindergarten through eighth grade. The School seeks to enroll students of the highest caliber, both academically and personally, and to attract students of different religious, racial, ethnic, and economic backgrounds. In keeping with its mission, the School fosters the pursuit of knowledge, integrity, and responsibility through student participation in a variety of academic and co-curricular activities. Triangle Day School was founded in 1991.  The School has an average student-to-teacher ratio of 7:1 with a maximum class size of 18. The school campus consists of three buildings on a 17 acre site with easy access to interstate systems and is adjacent to an historic Civil War landmark. The 16,036 square-foot main academic facility has undergone several renovations to increase classroom size, provide a multipurpose space for food service and student/family gatherings, and expand computer space. A new gymnasium was built in 2002, and a 6000 square-foot classroom/library building was completed in August 2003. Athletic fields for the TDS middle school sports program opened in March 2010. A twelve-member Board of Trustees oversees the business affairs and establishes the policies of the School. The Head of School manages the day-to-day operations of the School and supervises the 27 faculty and staff members. Triangle Day School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS). Also, Triangle Day School is a member of the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the Educational Records Bureau (ERB). Financial Aid is available on a need basis for eligible families.
  • Profile last updated: 10/04/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tabernacle Of Life Christian School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Duke School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Carolina Friends School (3 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Durham Duke School    
    3716 Erwin Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)416-9420
    2.1  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Durham
    St. Luke's Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    1737 Hillandale Rd
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)286-2274
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    2.1  mi  |  114  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Durham
    Tabernacle Of Life Christian School
    (Christian)
    2400 Sovereign St
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)286-5860
    (Christian)
    2.5  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Durham
    Carolina Friends School
    (Friends)
    4809 Friends School Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)383-6602
    (Friends)
    3  mi  |  496  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Durham
    Lerner Jewish Community Day School
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    1935 W. Cornwallis Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)286-5517
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    3.4  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Choosing a School: 10 Things Which Matter To Parents
Choosing a School: 10 Things Which Matter To Parents
Never lose sight of why you are planning to send your child to private school. This list of ten considerations will help you focus on the things which matter.
3 Tips for an Effective Private School Job Search
Use these tips to tweak your job search strategies as you seek employment in a private school.
5 Financial Aid DOs and DONTs
Part of the private school selection process is financial aid. We point out five issues about which you should be aware.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!