A JK THROUGH 12 INDEPENDENT SCHOOL IN CHARLOTTE, NC

1941

Are You

Ready?

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.

Thriving

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

Ready.

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.

First

Independent School

First & Only

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

First

Full-time assistant teachers in every Lower School classroom

First

High school Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program

First

Office of Diversity Planning

First

Sports medicine services for student-athletes

First

Biomedical ethics and organic chemistry classes

First

Comprehensive International Studies Program

First

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

400

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.

45

Cultures

are represented at Country Day

90%

of Students

participate in athletics

19

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

72

Teams

in

26

Sports

Country Day

OFFERS

25

After school
enrichment programs

23

Community partnerships
and ongoing service projects

200

Summer camps and programs

15

Drama productions
per year

61

Student clubs

15

International travel experiences starting in Middle School