Admission

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Visit our campus Open House

Join us for a WINTER OPEN HOUSE!

Join us at our Open House for an up close and personal visit. You will be able to see our school in action, and meet our dedicated and talented teachers and the bright, curious, and amazing students who fill their classrooms. We look forward to sharing all that is special about the Carolina Day community with you.

RSVP for an Open House

Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 Open House
January 17, 2023
8:30–10:00 a.m.

Upper School Open House for Parents and Students
January 18, 2023
8:30–10:00 a.m.

Key School Open House for Parents
January 19, 2023
8:15–9:45 a.m.

Upcoming Admission Dates & Deadlines

Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 Open House
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Upper School Open House
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Key School Open House
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PreK-8 Open House Snow Date
all day
Upper School Open House Snow Date
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Key School Open House Snow Date
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Pre-K & K Play Visit
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The Play Visit is for applicants applying to Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten.
Pre-K & K Play Visit Snow Date
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Spring Decision Deadline
all day
Applicants who complete the admission process by this deadline will receive their decision in mid-March.
Wildcat Welcome Party
all day

Meet the Admission Team

Cara Bledsoe

Admission Associate, Contact me for interest in grades Pre-K through 6!

Meredith Daniels

Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

Elaine Dephouse

Key School Director of Admission, Contact me for interest in Key School grades 2-8!

Aileen Mitchner

Admission and Financial Aid Associate, Contact me for interest in grades 7-12!

We look forward to sharing all that is special about the Carolina Day community with you. Please reach out to any member of the team directly. Feel free to complete an inquiry form or application online. We look forward to assisting you!

To schedule your tour please contact the appropriate team member.

Inquire NowLearn About the Admission Process

Campus Map

First page of the PDF file: CDScampusmapAug2021

Finding Admission

The Admission office for Lower and Middle School is in our Lower School. The Admission office for Upper School is in our Upper School Building. Please look for reserved parking for admission visitors in the parking lots in front of the Lower School Love Hall Building and Upper School Building.

Key School's admission office is a short walk across campus; our team will guide you.

Directions to Carolina Day school 

Experience Academics at Carolina Day

Unable to visit our campus right now? Watch our videos to see CDS teaching and learning in action.

Visit our Academic pages to watch videos about teaching and learning in our Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, and Key School.

Viewbook

First page of the PDF file: Close up of the CDS Bell above the words Encourage, Empower, Educate