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Yes, we have a dynamic, comprehensive, and challenging academic program with unsurpassed facilities, but our real secret is in the interpersonal, ethical, and intellectual foundations we lay for your child’s future success. Access to our intentional model is now easier to obtain through Customized Tuition. Find the Tuition Calculator on this page and begin to explore the possibilities.

In an instant gratification world of Snapchat streaks, Facebook likes and participation medals, Greensboro Day School’s joyful, caring and trustworthy learning community stands apart.

For most children, future success is not rooted in the Quadratic Formula, memorizing the date of the Battle of Bull Run or the Periodic table, but how you manage time, relationships, and yourself. Success is not measured by where you attend college, it’s measured on how well you engage and contribute in teams, how you manage your digital citizenship, your empathy and service to others, and your respect towards those you meet along the way.

This preparation and foundation are why GDS is an educational leader in the Triad and why for 50 years families have invested in their children and Greensboro Day School.

"I chose, 13 years ago, and continue to choose Greensboro Day School for my girls first and foremost because GDS teaches them to be solid people as well as solid scholars. It prepares them not only for college, but for life outside of college. They are nurtured, challenged, supported and encouraged daily to be better than the day before. What more could I ask for?" 

Holly Jones, parent of Morgan '20 and Madi '25.

Customized Tuition

Select your family's gross annual income and your child's upcoming grade level to calculate an estimated tuition range, should you qualify for need-based financial assistance. It is important to note that this estimate is for one child only. Families must complete the FAST application and be extended an offer of admission prior to receiving an official grant.

Please contact the Admissions Office to learn more about Customized Tuition.

Tuition Information

List of 5 items.

  • Tuition for 2021-22


    *Bengal Tots (2-year-olds)         $10,610                            
    *Bitty Bengals (3-year-olds) $10,380
    *Junior Kindergarten$11,265
    Kindergarten$18,615
    Grades 1-4$21,295
    Grade 5-8 $24,200
    Grades 9-12$25,455
    * Financial Assistance is not available in Early Childhood
  • Payment Options and Fees

    Parents are billed the full year's tuition, due in August, and may elect payment schedules of 1, 2, or 12 installments. The 2 and 12-month installment plans include an additional service charge. Purchase of tuition refund insurance and student accident insurance is optional. Please contact the Business Office for more information.

    Following is a list of tuition plus service charges associated with the payment plans the School offers. The one-time service charges are added to tuition and billed according to the payment plan chosen.

    2-Month Payment Plan
    GradeTuitionService Charge
    Bengal Tots$10,610$244
    Bitty Bengals $10,380$239
    Junior Kindergarten$11,265$259
    Kindergarten$18,615$428
    Grades 1-4$21,295$490
    Grades 5-8$24,200$557
    Grades 9-12$25,455$585
     
     
     
     

      
     



     


    12-Month Payment Plan
    GradeTuitionService Charge
    Bengal Tots$10,610$257
    Bitty Bengals $10,380$253
    Junior Kindergarten$11,265$270
    Kindergarten$18,615$417
    Grades 1-4$21,295$471
    Grades 5-8$24,200$529
    Grades 9-12$25,455$554


     
     
     
     








    Optional Tuition Refund Insurance
    Bengal Tots         $154                   
    Bitty Bengals$151
    Junior Kindergarten$163
    Kindergarten$270
    Grades 1-4$309
    Grades 5-8$351
    Grades 9-12$369

     
  • Additional Estimated Expenses

    In addition to the cost of tuition, families can expect to spend additional funds on the following (if applicable):
    • School supplies
    • Technology fees
    • Bengal Cafe meals 
    • After-school care (Lower and Middle School) 
    • School fund-raisers, raffles
    • Service project collections
    • Book fair purchases
    • Group classroom pictures
    • Yearbooks
    • Teacher gifts/class parties
    • Suzuki lessons
    • After-school activities (i.e., drama, dance, yoga, science, etc)
    • Athletics 
    Please note that additional expenses differ according to grade and student needs/interests.
  • Optional Bus Service

    Route Areas POTENTIALLY Serviced
    Two-Way Fee 
    One Way Fee 
    East Greensboro Area
    $1,748
    $1,045
    West Greensboro Area
    $1,748
    $1,045
    Northern/Southern Shores Area
    $1,444
    $866
    Old Irving Park Area
    $1,570
    $945
    New Irving Park Area
    $1,748
    $1,045
    Starmount Area/Brassfield
    $1,748
    $1,045
    Sunset Hills Area
    $1,748
    $1,045
    Areas 8 - 10 miles from School             
    $1,990                                
    $1,150

    Additional child(ren) receive a 20% discount on transportation fees. Third+ child will ride free of charge.

    Daily rates for non-regular riders: Both Ways: $20; One Way: $15 for all routes.

    Please contact Ed Caluori, Transportation Coordinator at edcaluori@greensboroday.org with questions. 
  • Need-Based Financial Assistance

    Thank you for considering a Greensboro Day School education for your family. We are committed to making an exceptional education affordable to families from a wide economic range. Enrolling talented and bright children who bring a variety of experiences and backgrounds is essential to our guiding principal of providing our students a socially and economically diverse community. 

    Research has proven that for every $1 invested in a child’s education during their PK-12 years, the average return on investment is $8. Please do not assume that GDS is beyond your reach. From need-based assistance to payment plans, there are several options for you to fit Greensboro Day School into your budget. Currently, 28% of our families receive financial assistance. We are eager to work with you and find a plan that works best for your family. 

    To learn more about Financial Assistance at Greensboro Day School, please click HERE. 
“I felt incredibly well-prepared to enter the college classroom after attending Greensboro Day School. At GDS, I learned good note-taking, reading comprehension, and research skills that prepared me for college-level work. I also learned how to be a responsible, motivated, and self-reliant student. I learned to take initiative, have faith in my abilities, and push myself to do my best. At the same time, I learned how to work collaboratively with my peers and to respect and value the ideas and perspectives that they have to offer. The combination of academic and interpersonal skills that GDS taught me has given me a definite advantage in the collegiate setting.” 

Anna Gilbert '16, K-12 Greensboro Day School
Davidson College

Non-Discrimination Policy

Greensboro Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, disability (to the extent that reasonable accommodations are possible), sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, or any other programs administered by the school.

Greensboro Day School does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its programs, services or facilities, including admissions, enrollment, and access to educational programs offered by the School in accordance with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Greensboro Day School develops the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world.