Central Day School

  • Central Day School offers an excellent, affordable Christian education in a safe, encouraging environment.
  • Our school is located just outside of Memphis in the family-friendly suburb of Collierville.
  • CDS attracts students from a five county area including West Tennessee and Northern Mississippi.
  • "Partnership" is a word frequently used to describe the relationship between Central Day School and our families.
  • Our faculty and staff work diligently to partner with parents to help students develop and use their God-given abilites.
  • Prospective families are invited to tour our state-of-the-art facility on the beautiful 43 acre campus of Central Church.
  • To schedule a tour and find out about our affordable tuition, call the Admissions Office at (901) 255-8134.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1995

Student Body

Total Students613 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Central Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,550
Tuition NotesTuition range is $6550-$7150
Admissions DirectorLinda Stephens

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Golf, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
GolfVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Club, National Junior Honor Society, Spanish Club, Student Council

School Notes

  • Academic Excellence
  • Biblical Values
  • Caring and Safe Environment
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  • Memphis
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    9.7 miles
    5296 Park Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901)682-8405
    9.7 NS-8
    218
  • Memphis
    Gateway Christian Schools - Campus School
    Alternative School (Baptist)
    Grades: 3-12 | 100 students
    13.7 miles
    4070 Macon Rd
    Memphis, TN 38122
    (901)458-4276
    13.7 3-12
    100
  • Memphis
    Hutchison School
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    Grades: NS-12 | 896 students
    7.9 miles
    1740 Ridgeway Rd
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901)762-6672
    7.9 NS-12
    896
  • Memphis
    Presbyterian Day School
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    Grades: NS-6 | 519 students
    12.5 miles
    4025 Poplar Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901)842-4600
    12.5 NS-6
    519
  • Memphis
    Grades: NS-5 | 126 students
    12.2 miles
    3749 Kimball Ave
    Memphis, TN 38111
    (901)261-3920
    12.2 NS-5
    126

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The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $8,759 for elementary schools and $9,937 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tennessee is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).