Clouds in the wind

Where will the

Journey of Excellence

take you?

Cloud Line

The Sky is the Limit

Surrounded by experienced teaching professionals and bright, curious peers at Carolina Day School, your child's potential is limitless. Through the hallmarks of the CDS experience: academic excellence, character development, and robust arts and athletics programs, we prepare students to achieve their highest aspirations for college and beyond.

Resource Popup

There are no resources or collections to display

“As I know from personal experience, a CDS education is among the greatest of gifts, a transformative experience of nurture, inspiration, and excellence that provides a template for a life of compassionate expression in our world.”

—Ethan Dunn ’85, CDS Parent
soccer player
Beyond the Classroom

Co-curricular programs, student clubs, community internships, service learning, and programs in the arts and athletics reach beyond classroom walls, providing opportunities for students to initiate ideas, collaborate with others, and build leadership skills.

pottery class
Fostering Relationships

Students' lives are enriched by being part of a close-­knit community where meaningful relationships with adults create a safe, caring environment to play, work, and learn.

musical performance

Number of performing arts productions and concerts in a year

teacher helps student's with classwork

Average student-teacher ratio in Key School

teaches views students' work

Average student-teacher ratio in Lower and Middle School

teacher gives advice

Average student-teacher ratio in Upper School

“Our work begins and ends with scholarly and provocative questions. Our students must indulge their curiosities and engage in critical thinking in order to succeed.”

—Cat Evans, Upper School humanities teacher

Current News

Meet Our Faculty

Milena Blanco

Milena Blanco

Kelly Dwoinen

Kelly Dwoinen

Mike Congleton

Mike Congleton

Cat Evans

Cat Evans