At Spartanburg Day School, there is a difference. Our community provides each student with an unparalleled education. Here, they are known. They feel safe to take risks, own their learning and achieve their personal best. Our students are confident learners who are prepared to meet the challenges of college and of life.


Established in 1957, Spartanburg Day School is a nationally accredited, nonsectarian independent school for students in grades 2K-12.


our mission:

To provide a superior educational experience,
in a community of trust,
that prepares students for a life well lived.

we value:


Spartanburg Day School challenges all students to achieve their highest level of academic and personal success. A superior program of study equips young thinkers with a profound depth of knowledge that empowers them in life.


Spartanburg Day School enables each student to be his or her true self. Students are uniquely known and celebrated for their distinct voices. Meaningful relationships are at the core of this community that promotes trust, personal accountability and independence of thought.


Spartanburg Day School motivates students to contribute meaningfully to society. Students are confident, take risks and hold themselves to the highest standards. They collaborate with others and eagerly go above and beyond to exemplify the ethics of responsibility, compassion and service in their daily lives.


Spartanburg Day School cultivates students’ true desire to learn through thoughtful discovery. Teachers nurture innately inquisitive minds in an environment where it is safe to both fail and to succeed. Students experience the freedom to ask questions, to be problem solvers and to take ownership of their learning.


Spartanburg Day School inspires students to stretch their minds and find joy in educational exploration. Students are surrounded by like-minded peers and an impassioned faculty that embody an enthusiasm for learning. Students find a love of learning that serves as a foundation for future success.