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Greensboro Day School Forward

Educating children is a complex process grounded in research, theory, and practice. The interconnected world in which we live is fast-paced and our students’ success depends on our commitment to recognize these realities and respond with relevant educational experiences. Learn more by reviewing our Strategic Plan for 2020-2023.

Strategic Plan Introduction

SCHOOL MISSION:
Greensboro Day School develops the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES:
We commit to provide our students:
  • challenging and inspiring academic programs that support students in achieving their potential in college and life
  • a socially and economically diverse community that honors and nurtures relationships among students, faculty, and community
  • exceptional extra-curricular opportunities that enrich the educational experience
  • global perspectives that cultivate respect for others and promote stewardship of the environment
EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY: 
Greensboro Day School’s educational philosophy is guided by evidence-based practices and cognitive research. Our vibrant learning community integrates the best of both progressive and traditional methodologies. We develop lifelong learners and inspire them to be their best intellectual, ethical and interpersonal selves. 

DIVERSITY STATEMENT:
We are dedicated to cultivating a principled community of learners that welcomes diversity, including: age, culture, gender, race, faith, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and ability.  

Greensboro Day School does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its programs, services or facilities, including in admissions, enrollment, and access to educational programs offered by the School in accordance with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  

SCHOOL MOTTO:
Friendship, Scholarship, Sportsmanship

SCHOOL CORE VALUES:
Wisdom, Community, Respect

SCHOOL MASCOT:
“Prowler” the Bengal

SCHOOL COLORS:
Green & Gold

GRADES SERVED:
Age 2 through Grade 12

ENROLLMENT:
764

FACULTY/STUDENT RATIO:
1:8

EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM:
Before- and after-school hours are provided for all grades.
Greensboro Day School develops the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world.