Davidson Day School

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Davidson Day School is located at exit 30, off I-77, close to the Lake Norman area as well as Charlotte.
Our mission is to foster academic excellence through collaboration, creativity, and character development, and these elements are woven into everything we do.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,090
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Davidson Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Learning & Enrichment Center available to all students
Year Founded
1999

Student Body

Total Students
448 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Davidson Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP Physics B, AP Psychology, AP U.S. History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniform from 3 yrs-8th grade; dress code for 9th-12th grade

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Early Childhood tuition is different from K-12. Please see web site for details.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Trent Brown
Admissions Associate
Caitlin Barndt

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Battle of the Books, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Creative Writing Club, Debate Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, Guitar Club, Honor Council, Math Olympiad, Outdoors Club, Photography Club, Science Club, Student Ambassador Program, Student Government Association

School Notes

We deliver an exceptional student experience for children from 2 years old through 12th grade, with attention to our core values:
  • Meaningful connections.Our faculty, staff, and coaches build genuine relationships with students in their care, seeking to understand how they think, feel, and learn.
  • A secure, supportive learning environment.We prioritize physical, emotional, and intellectual safety in every academic and social environment.
  • Enriching experiences.We cultivate curious, well-rounded students. Our academic and extracurricular programs help students discover and explore their interests.
  • Integrity.We have high standards for honorable and respectful behavior. We expect our community members to be compassionate and contribute to the well-being of others.

If our mission and values speak to you as a parent, we encourage you to visit and learn more. Discover why more families are partnering with Davidson Day School to prepare their children for college and life.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Davidson Day School cost?
Davidson Day School's tuition is approximately $21,090 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Davidson Day School?
The acceptance rate of Davidson Day School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 87%. Davidson Day School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in North Carolina with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Davidson Day School offer?
Davidson Day School offers 12 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Davidson Day School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for most sports offered.
What is Davidson Day School's ranking?
Davidson Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Davidson Day School?
The application deadline for Davidson Day School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,090
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Mecklenburg County, NC is $15,273 for elementary schools and $14,702 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mecklenburg County, NC is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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