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Burlington Day School


Burlington Day School 

Founded in 1954 by a group of visionary parents seeking a better education for their children, Burlington Day School was formed. This Kindergarten through 8th grade private school would go on to graduate hundreds of children for years to come. 

Burlington Day School breaks ground on Greenwood Terrace campus in 1979; moving the school to its historic home.


The May Pole

May Day is held on the first Friday of May as a celebration of spring. This tradition began at Burlington Day School in the mid 1950s and is still a time honored tradition at the school. 

Mrs. Cindy Jordan

Mrs. Jordan has been teaching at the school since 1977 and is currently a substitute teacher at TBS. During her tenure she taught Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade. Her 41 years with the school makes her the longest standing teacher in TBS history. 

The Elon School

The Elon School

The Elon School was formed in 2007 with the intention of offering a college preparatory school in Alamance County. 


Mr. Phillip Stewart

Mr. Stewart taught middle and upper school French during his tenure at BDS and TES respectively, from 1984-2012.


Boy's tennis win four NCISAA State Championships 2009-2012.


Student artwork under the tutelage of Mr. Rodney Moser during the 2012-2013 school year. 

The Burlington School

The Burlington School

The founders of the Burlington Day School and The Elon School shared a similar vision. Though they were at different stages in their journeys, both were determined to provide an excellent independent education option for the community and were committed to similar core values in which students are challenged yet supported. In July 2013, BDS and TES merged to form a preschool-3 to 12th grade college preparatory school: The Burlington School.



The Choral Ensemble performed during the holiday season at the White House in 2015, conducted by Mr. Marshall M. Qualls.

In 2021 The Burlington School Alumni Association was formed.



Boy's Basketball Win NCISAA State Championship 2015, 2017, 2021, 2022 and 2023. Girl's Basketball Win NCISAA State Championship 2022.

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1615 Greenwood Terrace
Burlington, North Carolina 27215
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