Greensboro Day School
Greensboro day logo.jpg
5401 Lawndale Drive


United States
Coordinates36°09′04″N 79°50′11″W / 36.151185°N 79.836333°W / 36.151185; -79.836333Coordinates: 36°09′04″N 79°50′11″W / 36.151185°N 79.836333°W / 36.151185; -79.836333
TypePrivate, day school
Established1970 (52 years ago) (1970)
CEEB code341597
Head of schoolTracie Catlett
Student to teacher ratio11:1[1]
Campus size65 acres
Campus typeSuburban
Color(s)Green and gold
Athletics conferencePiedmont Triad Athletic Conference (PTAC)
North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA)
MascotProwler the Bengal
RivalWesleyan Christian Academy
High Point Christian Academy
AccreditationSouthern 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.[3]

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.[4]

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[5]

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.[6]


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).[7] 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.[8][9] 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.[10]

The Boys Soccer Team has won four State Championships in 1988, 2000, 2009, and 2010.[7]

The Girls Soccer Team has won twelve State Championships (1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007).[7] Under coach Kim Burroughs, the team reached a national #1 ranking during the 1998 season.

Notable alumni


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  2. ^ "Explore Greensboro Day School in Greensboro, NC". Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  3. ^ Leonard, Rogoff (2010). Down home: Jewish life in North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. p. 289. ISBN 9780807895993. OCLC 658201547.
  4. ^ Biggs, Jamie (September 14, 2020). "'Trying to find some joy where we can.' Greensboro Day School celebrates 50th anniversary amid pandemic". Greensboro News and Record. Retrieved 2020-11-25.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "2017-2018 Upper School Curriculum Guide".
  6. ^ "Greensboro Day School Profile (2020-21) | Greensboro, NC". Private School Review. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  7. ^ a b c "Conference and State Championships". Retrieved 2017-12-18.
  8. ^ Sirera, Joe. "Greensboro Day headed to New York for Dick's Sporting Goods Nationals". Greensboro News & Record. Retrieved 2017-12-18.
  9. ^ "No. 7 Greensboro Day stuns No. 2 IMG Academy in DICK's quarterfinal". USA TODAY High School Sports. 2017-03-30. Retrieved 2017-12-18.
  10. ^ Sirera, Joe. "Greensboro Day's Freddy Johnson Wins 1,000th". Winston-Salem Journal. Retrieved 2017-12-18.
  11. ^ (Jan. 25, 2015). Michael Blomquist. Greensboro News & Record. Retrieved July 16, 2020.
  12. ^ "Woman with Greensboro roots to lead American Ballet Theatre | Blog: Go Triad - A&E Extra |".
  13. ^ Daniels, Rob. COACHING COUPLE\ GC HIRES ANN PAYNE TO COACH WOMEN'S TEAM. Greensboro News & Record. (August 10, 2001). Retrieved October 16, 2019.
  14. ^ Wayne Robinson Retired Jersey | Greensboro Day School. Retrieved June 3, 2020.