Davidson Day School

Tel: (704)237-5200
  • Davidson Day is a Pre-K through 12th grade college preparatory school located in Davidson, North Carolina, a college town with a rich tradition of educational excellence.
  • If you're looking for strong academics in small, personal classes, you'll find it here - and much more.
  • We provide outstanding arts and sports programs, and we emphasize character and community service to help prepare children for the challenges of college and life beyond.
  • Founded in 1999, our school holds dual accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS).
  • Just think what your children and your family could accomplish here.individualized learning plans tailored for each child, and a warm, nurturing environment.
  • This unique combination ensures its college prep curriculum prepares students for college and for life in the most child-centered way.
  • We firmly believe that in education, one size does not fit all and we deliver our education according to this philosophy.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students513 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeDavidson Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
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
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform from 3 yrs to 8th grade; Upper School dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,800
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


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Battle of the Books, Community Service Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, Guitar Club, Math Olympiad, Outdoors Club, Science Club, Ski Club, Spirit Club, Stock Market Club, Student Ambassador Program, Student Government Association
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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $7,810 for elementary schools and $10,532 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).