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. 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning & Enrichment Center available to all students
Year Founded1999

Student Body

Total Students452 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Davidson Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP Physics B, AP Psychology, AP U.S. History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform from 3 yrs to 8th grade; dress code for 9th-12th grade)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,380
Tuition NotesEarly Childhood tuition is different from K-12. Please see web site for details.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTrent Brown
Admissions AssociateCaitlin Barndt


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


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

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $8,511 for elementary schools and $10,491 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).