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PK-12|Private
520 students
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School leader:  Dr. Richard Rankin
2001 Gaston Day School Road
Gastonia, NC 28056

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(704) 864-7744
(704) 865-3813
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"Gaston Day School is best known for its college preparatory education"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Humanities, Mathematics, Performing arts, Technology...
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    French, Latin, Spanish
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55 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a teacher · December 02, 2016
Kim (Schneider) Perlman spends much more time micromanaging the faculty members than supporting them.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a teacher · December 02, 2016
Some of the teachers are on the ball; others have no idea what they are doing. There is a LOT of turnover since the teachers are treated so poorly by the administration. This leads the school to regularly hire recent graduates with no experience.

Amount of homework: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a teacher · December 02, 2016
Teachers are expected to assign hours of homework every night (to prove the school as a competitive member of the private school community), then reprimanded when parents complain that students are spending too much time on homework.

Overall:
Submitted by a teacher · December 02, 2016
I agree with several of the reviewers who have commented that the disciplinary policies at this school are carried out very inconsistently. Despite the fact that there is a lot of pomp and circumstance regarding students signing an honor code at... more

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Gaston Day School has rolling admissions with waiting pools for most grades, particularly in middle school. Because of demand for limited spaces, prospective families are encouraged to complete an application by April of each year.

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Last modified: December 2, 2016
Last modified Gaston Day School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
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