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St. David's School
3400 White Oak Rd.    
Raleigh, North Carolina  27609  
   
Private/Independent School
Coed Day k 12 635 students
 

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<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Founded in 1972, St. David's School has sustained a tradition of academic excellence paired with an authentic biblical worldview.  St. David's has experienced rapid growth and significant development of its facilities in the past 30 years.  The school is an independent Episcopal, coeducational, fully accredited day school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12.<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Mission statement:  St. David's School is an independent Episcopal school that prepares young men and women for college and life by providing challenging opportunities to excel in the vital areas of faith, virtue and knowledge.<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Vision:  St. David's seeks to serve as a model Christ-centered college preparatory school by equipping its graduates to successfully engage and impact their generation for Jesus Christ.<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Academics: The lower school (PK-4) provides students with a structured educational setting, while inspiring in them a love of learning and a growing awareness of God in their daily lives.  The middle school (5-8) offers a program that is structured and challenging; at the same time, it encourages students to become actively engaged the learning process. The upper school (9-12) provides a rigorous academic program and abundant extracurricular opportunities, including standard, advanced, honors and 20 Advanced Placement (AP) courses to create a profile of learning best suited to each student's interests and aptitudes.  <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Enrollment:  More than 630 students<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">History:  The school was founded in 1972 as Hale High School, serving grades 9-12.  Through the years additional middle school grades were added. In 2003 grades K-4 were added and the school changed its name to St. David's School.  A Pre-Kindergarten program was added in the fall of 2012.<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Accreditation: Dually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS).<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Member of NAIS, NAES, SACS, SAIS, CESA, ERB and the College Board.<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Faculty/Student Ratio: 1:8<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Upper School average class size: 12<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Middle School average class size: 14<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Lower School average class size: 15<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Nearly 80 percent of the Upper School faculty and 50 percent of the faculty school-wide hold an advanced degree<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Athletics:  <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Winner of the 2010, 2011, and 2012 Wells Fargo (formerly Wachovia) Cup (Division 2A).  
• 37 athletic teams in 17 different sports
• Middle school, junior varsity and varsity offerings, with eligibility beginning in grade 6.
• Numerous state championship teams, including 2012 2A Volleyball and 2010 2A boys soccer. 
 <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Arts:
<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Fall play and spring musical annually<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Three full bands and jazz ensemble, four choirs, show choir, barbershop quartet, and student-led praise band<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Lower School choral music and visual arts programs.<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Extracurricular Activities:<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Honor code and student-led honor council.<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Varied and active club program, grades 5-12<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Prefect leadership board<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Community service opportunities across all divisions.<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; "> <div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">Tuition:<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• $9,500 for Pre-Kindergarten ($10,500 for extended Pre-Kindergarten)
• $12,950 for Kindergarten ($13,950 for extended Kindergarten)
• $15,200  grades 1-6<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• $17,400 grades 7-12<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(86, 86, 85); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Trebuchet, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 21px; ">• Need-based Financial Aid is available
 
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