Episcopal Day School
5.00 (7 reviews)
Tel: (910) 692-3492
- Our mission is to provide a strong foundation for lifelong learning by engaging the mind, body, and spirit in a nurturing community grounded in Episcopal history, tradition, and identity.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)|
Southern Association of Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-5|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||Varies by Type|
|Total Students||217 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||16 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Dress must be neat, clean and appropriate for school)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Varies by Grade Level|
|% on Financial Aid|
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Carthage Grades: NS-12 | 304 students
1487 Rays Bridge Road
Carthage, NC 28327
(910) 695-1874 2.6 NS-12
- Southern Pines Grades: PK-12 | 174 students
400 S Bennett St
Southern Pines, NC 28387
(910) 692-8311 0.4 PK-12
- Southern Pines Grades: PK-8 | 211 students
2922 Camp Easter Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387
(910) 692-6241 3.1 PK-8
- Carthage Grades: K-5 | 45 students
1305 Hulsey Rd
Carthage, NC 28327
(201) 417-0481 10.7 K-5
My children have been at EDS for 6 years. My oldest will be graduating at the end of this year, and my youngest has 3 years left. Truthfully, I never planned on sending my kids to private school, since both my husband and I attended public school. However, we couldn't be happier with our experience at EDS through the years. No, nothing is perfect (but what is?), and yes, the school has far exceeded our expectations. Our youngest was diagnosed with ADHD 2 years ago, and we have gotten great support working with the teachers, which I realize now, is one value of smaller class size. Each year, my kids say that their current teacher is their favorite. My highest praise, though, comes from the very odd experience of educating during the midst of Covid-19. This past Spring, EDS pulled off a HUGE and quick pivot to online learning, during which time my kids were actually taught during the day by their teachers through zoom. Yes, I had to manage the situation at home, but we would not have made it from March-May without the amazing job their teachers and the administration did to ensure that our kids continued to learn through the end of the school year. And more praise follows for how they have found a safe and effective way to begin this school year (Fall 2020) in person.
- Posted by Parent - EO
EDS is providing a solid and well-rounded education for our children. They are confident and excelling socially and academically. Dr. Connett is taking the program to an even higher level.
- Posted by Parent - KS
We have had a tremendous experience at EDS. The staff and administration are all great and extremely responsive. EDS has been a great environment for our child to excel and thrive.
- Posted by Parent - Nicole
We have been very happy with our experience at EDS. Our son is in the Pre-K program and we find the smaller class sizes and interactive learning have greatly benefited his development both emotionally and socially. Teachers, Headmistress, and all staff are extremely communicative and friendly.
- Posted by Parent - CSnuffin
Great school. Loving family environment that allows a kid to be a kid. Focused on whole child; not test results driven.
- Posted by Parent - Harry
We love EDS. This school has provided our children with an excellent education in a nurturing, loving environment.
- Posted by Parent - KG
Great school been there since 3 k. The teachers are soooo nice and teach you a lot. Overall it is the best school in Moore county
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jmoub
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