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To Discover.

Discovering a passion for science

Drew '18

Drew and Dr. Rabinovich at UNC-Charlotte share their experience in the Upper School Science Outreach Program at Country Day. Through this program, Country Day helps students find and secure summer internships in university laboratory settings.
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To Serve.

Serving for the greater good

Dylan '19

Upper School student Dylan explains how he's making an impact with the Charlotte Refugee Center.
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To Lead.

Leading at Country Day

Avery '25

Meet Avery, a fourth-grader who talks about community, leadership, and the importance of believing in yourself.
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To Explore.

Exploring foreign relations

Sarah '21

Sarah shares a glimpse into the Model United Nations and Paths to Peace experience at Country Day.
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To Thrive.


Sally '17

Sally Sasz is the 29th Country Day senior to be offered the prestigious and highly selective Morehead-Cain Scholarship to attend UNC-Chapel Hill. In fact, she is the fourth Country Day recipient in five years.
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Country Day


A Strong Forward-Thinking Institution

Country Day Regional Firsts

Founded in 1941, Country Day’s long legacy of firsts among the Charlotte region’s independent schools includes groundbreaking programs and progressive ideas.


Independent School

First & Only

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program


Full-time assistant teachers in every Lower School classroom


High school Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program


Office of Diversity Planning


Sports medicine services for student-athletes


Biomedical ethics and organic chemistry classes


Comprehensive International Studies Program


Summer Science Outreach Program

Exceptional Academic Results

Proven Track Record

When the time comes to graduate, our seniors possess the skills they need to succeed in college and ultimately, in life. Country Day graduates include scholars, athletes, and artists who continue their academic careers at some of the nation’s finest colleges and universities.

Country Day Graduating Classes

are offered nearly

in scholarships annually (based on averages from recent graduating classes)

Five Country Day Students

have been awarded

The Morehead Cain

merit scholarship to attend UNC-Chapel Hill 29 times, covering 100% of college costs

Country Day Alumni Artists

have received honors at

Sundance Film Festival

the Academy Awards, the Sundance Film Festival, and the Emmy Awards.

Country Day Scholar-Athletes

go on to play & study at

Johns Hopkins • Stanford • Princeton
the U.S. Naval Academy • MIT

and many other distinguished universities across the country

Country Day Students

take more than


Advanced Placement (AP) exams each year, with 90% earning college credit

Country Day Seniors

receive merit scholarships to

UVA • Vanderbilt • Georgia Tech
N.C. State • Duke • UNC-Chapel Hill

and other top universities throughout the country

Going Beyond Academics

Preparing Students for Life

At Country Day, academic rigor is balanced by community service and athletic, artistic, and extracurricular endeavors. As partners in our students' success, our goal is to shape confident, healthy, well-rounded adults who are comfortable and successful in diverse settings—individuals of honor, integrity, and purpose who are ready to make significant contributions to society.



are represented at Country Day


of Students

participate in athletics


State Championships

in the last 5 years

  • Country Day Fields
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Dance Team
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Track
  • Swimming
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling






Country Day



After school
enrichment programs


Community partnerships
and ongoing service projects


Summer camps and programs


Drama productions
per year


Student clubs


International travel experiences starting in Middle School