CDS at a Glance

Carolina Day School, continuing a tradition of excellence in education since 1908, offers an outstanding academic program with a student-centered approach.

In our close-knit community, teachers truly know their students as unique and diverse learners. Our teachers engage students in active learning, through which deeper understanding is achieved. Academics, athletics, the arts, and extracurriculars provide a well-rounded, balanced program that engages the whole child.

General Info

Carolina Day School

1345 Hendersonville Road

Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Main telephone: (828) 274-0757

Admission telephone: (828) 407-4442

Admission email: admission@carolinaday.org

Admission fax: (828) 274-0756

School Profile sheet

4,000,000

Offered to senior class (class of 2018) in merit scholarships

400

650

Students enrolled at CDS in 2018-19

0

33

Percentage of students who receive tuition assistance

110

Number of athletic team and individual titles

13

Advanced Placement offerings

16%

Students of color

16 years

Average experience as professional educator


Student Body

Grades: Pre-K/12

Number of Students 2018-19: 650

Gender: Co-ed

Students of color: 16%

Students with Tuition Assistance: 33%

Offered to senior class (class of 2018) in merit scholarships: $4 million+

 

Faculty

Number of teaching faculty: 108

Average experience as professional educator: 16 years

Advanced degrees:

  • 51% Bachelors
  • 43% Masters
  • 6% PhD

 

Academics

Divisions: Four, including Key School at Carolina Day, a program for students with language-based learning differences

Advanced Placement offerings: 13

 

Admissions

Applications for the 2018–19 school year: 223

New students: 112

 

Location

Acres: 55 on two campuses

Asheville, North Carolina population: 89,121

Asheville Metro Area population (4 counties): 450,000

 

Distance to

Downtown Asheville: 5 miles

Asheville Area Airport: 5.8 miles

 

Accredited

  • Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

  • Key School Language Program - Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE); International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council

 

Accredited - Key Learning Center

  • Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators as an Instructional School and Accredited Training Center

  • International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council as Accredited Training Center

  • International Dyslexia Association

 

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