|Greensboro Day School|
5401 Lawndale Drive
|Type||Private, day school|
|Head of school||Tracie Catlett|
|Student to teacher ratio||11:1|
|Campus size||65 acres|
|Color(s)||Green and gold |
|Athletics conference||Piedmont Triad Athletic Conference (PTAC)|
North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA)
|Mascot||Prowler the Bengal|
|Rival||Wesleyan Christian Academy|
High Point Christian Academy
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools,|
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Greensboro Day School is a private, non-sectarian school located in Greensboro, North Carolina. It enrolls students from Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12.
The school was established in 1970. The school initially leased space from the Temple Emanuel synagogue, which only agreed to lease space to the school if it established a scholarship for minority students.
When Greensboro Day first opened its doors, the school had an enrollment of 95 students. It moved to its permanent location on Lawndale Drive three months after opening. As of 2020, Greensboro Day, had an enrollment of over 780 students, making it one of the largest nonsectarian independent schools in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina.
Greensboro Day's 50th anniversary was on September 14, 2020.
AP (Advanced Placement) classes offered in the Upper School include:
Art, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, French Language, Latin, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, Physics C (Mechanics), Psychology, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
The school enrolls students in Pre-K–12th grade and is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Southern Association of Independent Schools.
Greensboro Day competes in the 3A division of the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA).
The Bengals compete in Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
Coached by Freddy Johnson, the Boys Basketball Team has won 11 NCISAA 3A State Championships (1989, 1990, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019). They made their first appearance in the DICK'S Nationals in 2015, and advanced to the second round in 2017 after a win over #2 ranked IMG Academy. On November 24, 2017, Coach Johnson won his 1,000th game, defeating Charlotte Vance, 59-28. He became 1 of only 20 high school coaches to achieve this feat.
The Boys Soccer Team has won four State Championships in 1988, 2000, 2009, and 2010.
The Girls Soccer Team has won twelve State Championships (1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007). Under coach Kim Burroughs, the team reached a national #1 ranking during the 1998 season.
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