Congratulations, CDS Class of 2021!

Class of 2021



Congratulations to the 56 members of the CDS Class of 2021 on their outstanding accomplishments, including the following:


Over $4.7 million was awarded to the class of 2021 in merit scholarships. One CDS graduate was named a National Merit Scholar.


Four CDS graduates will continue their athletic careers at the college level, including two Ivy League Division I colleges and two Division III colleges.


National Honor Society Members—scholarship, service, leadership, and character are hallmarks of membership.


Five CDS graduates are International Thespian Society Members, an honor society for theatre arts students.


Nine CDS graduates are Mu Alpha Theta members, a mathematics honor society.

College Acceptances
Class of 2021

(Reported as of May 12, 2021.)

Members of the Class of 2021 were accepted into the following colleges and universities. 

Students plan to attend schools marked with asterisks (*).
*American University
*Anglo-American University
*Appalachian State University
Arizona State University
Bard College
Belmont Abbey College
Boston College
*Boston University
*Brandeis University
Bryn Mawr College
*Case Western Reserve University
Centre College
*Clemson University
College of Charleston
Columbia College (Chicago)
*Dartmouth College
Davidson College
Denison University
DePaul University
Dickinson College
*Drexel University
*Duke University
East Tennessee State University
*Eckerd College
*Elon University
*Emerson College
Florida Southern College
*Florida State University
Fordham University
Furman University
George Mason University
*George Washington University
Georgetown University
Gonzaga University
Grinnell College
*Guilford College
Hartwick College
*Haverford College
High Point University
Hollins University
Indiana University 
Iowa State University
Kenyon College
*Lees-McRae College
Louisiana State University
Loyola University Chicago
Maryland Institute College of Art
Miami University (Oxford)
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
New York University
North Carolina State University
Pennsylvania State University
*Princeton University
*Ringling College of Art and Design
*Rochester Institute of Technology
Rollins College
*Sarah Lawrence College
Savannah College of Art and Design
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Seattle University
*Sewanee: The University of the South
*Swarthmore College
The American University of Paris
The College of Wooster
The University of Alabama
*The University of Tennessee 
*Trinity University
*Tulane University
University of Arizona
*University of California (Berkeley)
University of California (San Diego)
*University of Canterbury
University of Cincinnati 
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Delaware
*University of Miami
University of Mississippi
*UNC Asheville
*UNC Chapel Hill
*UNC Charlotte
*UNC Greensboro
*UNC Wilmington
University of Pittsburgh
*University of Richmond
University of South Carolina
University of South Florida 
University of Vermont
University of Virginia 
University of Washington 
University of Wisconsin 
Vassar College
*Virginia Tech
*Wake Forest University
*Warren Wilson College
*Western Carolina University
William and Mary
*Williams College
Wingate University
Wofford College

Photos and Videos

Commencement 2021

Carolina Day School's Class of 2021 Commencement was Friday, May 21, 2021 at Sgro Athletic Complex. Here is a full recording of that event. 

Commencement Highlights

Enjoy a short highlight video of the 2021 Commencement ceremony.


View our albums of photos from this event at the link. 

Class of 2021 Commencement Photos

Candid Photos from Commencement

JR/SR Bell Ringing Ceremony