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We're glad you're exploring our website and we're eager to meet with you, whether you are new to Carolina Day School, or a current member of our community. Our admission and enrollment portal is ready for you to create an account. You may inquire or apply in our family-friendly, easy-to-use, and efficient process. Once you create your account, you will have a checklist page that details your next steps. You will need to fill out an application for each child applying.

Our Philosophy of Inclusion

Carolina Day School is strongly committed to equal opportunity for all individuals. The School considers applicants without unlawful discrimination as to race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, religion, creed, or physical challenge, or any other basis protected by law. In addition, all school employees, regardless of position, are expected to maintain and live up to the true meaning of non-discrimination.

Application, Application Fee, Applicant Photo

To begin the admission process, please submit a completed application through the portal. The application and other required steps are tailored to the division to which your child is applying. We encourage you to submit the application as soon as possible.

There is no fee for applications submitted by October 31 or at any time for families relocating to Asheville.*  

After October 31, there is a $50 non-refundable application fee.*   

Submitting a photo of the student-applicant is optional but encouraged.

*The non-refundable application fee is $100 for international students applying through education placement organizations.

Due: November 15 for a Winter Decision
        February 1 for a Spring Decision


Application Requirements by Division

Applicants to different divisions and grades have some different requirements that are age- and-stage appropriate. Each of these required components gives us a specific insight into your child as a learner, friend, mentor, athlete, artist, problem-solver, diplomat, and leader.

Division Requirement Links


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