TDS at a Glance

Quick Facts

History – Founded in 1991
Affiliation – Non-sectarian
Student to Faculty Ratio – 9:1
Average Class Size – LS: 13, MS: 11
Students of color – 30%
Financial Aid – 21% of students receive financial assistance
Mascot – Tornados
Colors – Purple & Gold

Enrollment

202 students (TK – 8)
LS – 140 (one class per grade level)
MS – 62 (two classes per grade level)

Faculty

30 (60% hold advanced degrees)

Accreditations & Memberships

Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
Member of the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the Educational Records Bureau (ERB)

Facilities

17-acre campus
2 classroom buildings
Gymnasium
Athletic fields
Art studio with kiln room
2 Science labs
Library
Computer lab; 14 Smart Boards
3 Smart TVs
3D Printer
Sets of iPads
Chromebooks (1:1 Middle School)

Athletic Teams (MS)

Baseball (boys)
Basketball (boys, girls)
Cross Country (co-ed)
Golf (co-ed)
Soccer (boys, girls)
Tennis (boys, girls)
Ultimate Frisbee (co-ed)
Volleyball (girls)

9B7A1316Clubs

Chess Club
Yearbook
Art Club
Math Counts
Odyssey of the Mind
Compost Club
Walking Club


Additional Offerings

Before School Care
After School Enrichment Program
Chorus (LS, MS)
Chimes
Field trips at every grade level