About Carolina Day School

About Carolina Day School

Asheville’s Co-Ed Independent Day School

Where inclusive community, inspired teaching, and innovative program create a journey of excellence for each student

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A Journey of Excellence

Whether in the classroom, on stage, or on the athletic fields, our students are fully engaged. With a passion for learning and teaching, our exceptional teachers demonstrate an inspirational blend of compassion and high standards. It’s simple: bright, bold, curious, well-trained teachers and coaches lead by example and bring out the best in your child. We are Asheville’s only co-ed, independent, secular day school for grades Pre-K/12, and our Key School is a national leader in transforming students with language-based learning differences into high achievers and confident, capable learners. Discover what lies in store for your child at Carolina Day School in Asheville, North Carolina.

“It’s not what you know. It’s what you DO with what you know.”
—Meera Shah, CDS Associate Head of School for teaching and learning,
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