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Where will the

Journey of Excellence

take you?

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The Sky is the Limit

Surrounded by experienced teaching professionals and bright, curious peers at Carolina Day School, your child's potential is limitless. Through the hallmarks of the CDS experience: academic excellence, character development, and robust arts and athletics programs, we prepare students to achieve their highest aspirations for college and beyond.

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“As I know from personal experience, a CDS education is among the greatest of gifts, a transformative experience of nurture, inspiration, and excellence that provides a template for a life of compassionate expression in our world.”

—Ethan Dunn ’85, CDS Parent
soccer player
110

Number of athletic team and individual titles

pottery class
645

Number of students enrolled at CDS

musical performance
15

Number of performing arts productions and concerts in a year

teacher helps student's with classwork
4:1

Average student-teacher ratio in Key School

teaches views students' work
6:1

Average student-teacher ratio in Lower and Middle School

teacher gives advice
7:1

Average student-teacher ratio in Upper School

“Our work begins and ends with scholarly and provocative questions. Our students must indulge their curiosities and engage in critical thinking in order to succeed.”

—Cat Evans, Upper School humanities teacher

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