Hear what students have to say about our program
In the GDS Upper School, students will find a dynamic and engaging program that offers them multiple ways to pursue their passions. Whether it’s pursuing a specific academic interest, getting involved in athletics or the arts, learning to lead in a club or service organization, or even all of those at once, students will find a world of possibility waiting for them in the Upper School.
RYAN COOK, UPPER SCHOOL DIRECTOR
Explore your interest in theatre, chorus, band, orchestra, ceramics, drawing & painting, design, photography, and more!
Practice and compete on one of our 20 Bengal JV and varsity athletic teams.
Explore Our Signature Programs
Fun, community-building experiences for upper school students
Unique courses offering active, hands-on learning and real-world connections
Individualized guidance throughout the college search and application process
Individualized, college-level programs that match students’ academic interests
Preparing students for cultural literacy and global citizenship
A community based on mutual trust and respect
A five-day trip through the beauty of Pisgah National Forest
An exciting spring mini-mester offering unique classes and experiences
A month-long internship allows seniors to explore a particular interest or career