Admission

Tuition and Financial Aid

Davidson Day School fosters academic excellence through collaboration, creativity, and character development.
When you invest in your child’s education, you invest in your child’s future. We’re confident that when your family partners with our Admission team to assess whether Davidson Day is the right fit for your student, you’ll feel confident in your decision to join our community.

The value of Davidson Day goes beyond our rigorous academic curriculum that prepares your child for success in college.

A Davidson Day education prepares students to be and become leaders in our global world by delivering excellent academic instruction and providing an abundance of enriching experiences to allow students to discover and pursue interests in athletics, the arts, academic research, government, and civic and community service.
 
Davidson Day offers assistance to qualified students on the basis of demonstrated financial need and the availability of School funds.

Financial Aid Steps

List of 4 items.

  • 1. Complete Online Financial Aid Application

    Complete the online Student and School Service for Financial Aid (SSS) at www.sssbynais.org NO LATER THAN February 25, 2022. (Note: these forms are to be filled out online based upon 2020 reported taxes and best estimates for the 2021 tax year.)
  • 2. Securely Upload Most Recent Tax Returns

    Upload your family's tax returns from tax year 2020 and tax year 2021 to the online portal where you've submitted your financial aid application. (This is a secure portal to upload your documents.)
  • 3. Financial Aid Committee Review

    The Financial Aid Committee meets in early March, and then regularly on a rolling basis, to review applications and award financial aid. 

    Prior to consideration, a financial aid application must be completed (Step 1) and tax returns uploaded (Step 2).
  • 4. Review Enrollment Tuition Contract

    Once an award is made and an enrollment tuition contract is offered, review your child's contract.  

    You may reach out to the Admissions Office with any questions you may have regarding your child's contract or financial aid award. 

    We ask families to review and sign contracts within two weeks of receipt. 

Financial Aid FAQs

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2022-2023 Tuition and Fees

Tuition

Toddler (3 half days) $12,290
Toddler (3 full days) $14,350
Toddler (5 half days) $16,390
Toddler (5 full days) $18,500
Eaglets $18,500
Transitional Kindergarten              $18,500          
Lower School (K-4) $20,480
Middle School (5-8) $21,560
Upper School (9-12) $22,040  


Fees

Refund Plan Fee 2.8% of tuition    
Technology Fee
(grades 7-12)
$450
Field Experience Fee
(grades 4-12)
$350 - $800
Yearbook Fee $70
Textbooks
(grades 7-12)
$300 - $1,000

Non-Discriminatory Policy

Davidson Day School is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory day school for students from 2 years old through grade 12. Davidson Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other category or characteristic protected by law, in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid policies, employment practices, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Davidson Day School is an independent private school for students 2 years old through 12th grade in the Lake Norman region of Charlotte.

COLLABORATION
CREATIVITY
CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT