Wayne Country Day School is an independent , co-educational day school, educationing students in grades 3K through 12.
With a strong belief in its mission to challenge and nurture its students in a safe, diverse environment, to inspire them to commit themselves to excellence in preparation for college and the world beyond.
Wuth a very low student to teacher ratio, the Wayne Country Day School culture features a family-like student body where each student matters and all students are important.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 326 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,500
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1968

Student Body

Total Students
326 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Wayne Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
31%
Average Class Size
14 students
Advanced Courses
Art History, BC, Biology, Calculus, Calculus AB, Computer Science Principles, English Lang & Comp, English Lit & Comp, Music Theory, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C, Psychology, Spanish Lang & Comp, Studio Art, US History, World History
Average SAT score
1230
Average ACT score
29
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The tuition above is the highest rate, for Upper School (grades 7-12)
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,700
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Elidia Eason

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School Notes

  • Wayne Country Day School is an independent , co-educational day school, educationing students in grades 2 1/2K through 12. With a strong belief in its mission to challenge and encourage its students to commit themselves to excellence in preparation for college and the world beyond, Wayne Country Day supports its students' academic and social development in a safe, disciplined, family-oriented environment. Wayne Country Day School challenges and encourages its students to commit themselves to personal excellence in preparation for college and the world beyond.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 326 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,500
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $9,130 for elementary schools and $10,120 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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