Davidson Day: At-A-Glance

Davidson Day School fosters academic excellence through
collaboration, creativity, and character development.  

 Founding Year  Grades  Total Enrollment 
1999  Toddlers–12th Grade  500

Our teachers are attentive and highly-skilled professionals who care deeply about the success and well-being of their students.  Beyond the classroom, our faculty and staff members advise, mentor, and coach students to become well-rounded, compassionate leaders

Average Class Size Student-Faculty Ratio Financial Aid
12 Students 8 to 1 Yes, Available

Academics: We deliver academic excellence in an authentic learning environment.  Small class sizes ensure that our faculty understands each student's motivations, strengths, and perspective.  Our students to reach their potential through an aligned college preparatory curriculum.

 Upper School  
AP Courses
 Foreign Languages    Upper School  
 STEM Courses  
18 Spanish & French

The Arts: Creativity matters. We provide ample opportunities to integrate the visual and performing arts into our lower, middle, and upper school curriculum.  We maintain three art studios, two music studios, and a renovated theater where our students regularly perform.

 Performing Arts   Visual Arts   Music & Film   Digital Arts 

Athletics: 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  5th–12th Grade
11 38 274

College Counseling: 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:

Admitted to
 First Choice 
 Total Value of 
Enrollment at
 4-Year Institution 
76% $8.8 Million 100%

Global Experience: 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.

 Collaboration   Creativity   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). 

Davidson Day: View Book

Our view book shows Davidson Day students in action.  

School Information

750 Jetton Street
Davidson, NC 28036
[P] 704-237-5200   [F] 704-896-5535
An Independent Day School educating students 2 years old through 12th grade