Davidson Day School fosters academic excellence through
collaboration, creativity, and character development.
| Founding Year
|| Total Enrollment
|| Toddlers–12th Grade
|Average Class Size
||8 to 1
| Upper School
| Foreign Languages
|| Upper School
||Spanish & French
| Performing Arts
|| Visual Arts
|| Music & Film
|| Digital Arts
We offer a comprehensive athletic program
. In the Lower School (PreK–4th Grade), our students enjoy daily physical education classes and clinics offered by our varsity coaches and players. Organized team sports
begin in the 5th Grade, and student-athletes participate and compete at the middle school, junior varsity, and varsity levels. Coaches focus on skill development and sportsmanship, fostering a team-first environment.
| Sports Programs
|| Total Athletic Teams
Our two college counselors guide students and their families through the college admission process
, identifying best-fit schools for our graduates. Davidson Day seniors have earned acceptances to Air Force Academy, Bowdoin, Brown, Cornell, Davidson, Duke, Emory, Furman, Harvard, MIT, Tulane, Tufts, UNC-Chapel Hill, UVA, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, and West Point, among many others. For the graduates of the Class of 2018 and the Class of 2019:
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Each summer, dozens of students participate in full-scale archaeological research projects in Belize, Greece, Portugal, and Spain through our international field study program, AFAR
. Our students are regularly invited to present their research and findings at international conferences.
|| Character Development
Davidson Day School holds dual accreditation with the
Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS);
plus membership with the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
and the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS).