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Darlington School
1014 Cave Spring Road    
Rome, Georgia  30161  
Private/Independent School
Coed Day pre-k 12 850 students


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Founded: 1905


Mission: To empower students to learn with passion, act with integrity and serve with respect


Enrollment: (Fall 2011) 880 PK-12; 177 in Lower School; 222 in Middle School; 481 in Upper School; 189 resident students and 292 day students in grades 9-12

Challenging: 22 AP classes; Honors classes in every discipline; Spanish and computer instruction begins in Pre-K; 60 AP Scholars; 1 National Merit semifinalists in 2010

Diverse:   Boarding and Day School -- Darlington's combination of both day and boarding school gives it a unique character.  Grounded in 106 years of local tradition, the school's boarding population from 38 countries and 16 states makes it a microcosm of global society in a picturesque southern town.

 Our students :  Darlington has an ethnically, racially, geographically, and socioeconornically diverse student body. Approximately 30% of the students receive need-based financial aid. While the majority of the students come front the Southeast, in 2010-11 students were enrolled from 19 states and the District of Columbia  and from 22 countries.

Athletics: GHSA Class A; 25 varsity, 12 junior varsity and 20 Middle School teams; three specialized sports academies in soccer, tennis and golf; 96,000-square-foot athletic facility

Arts: Middle and Upper School vocal and orchestral ensembles; 9 instrumental ensembles in the Upper School; 5 vocal ensembles in the Upper School; Lower and Middle School vocal ensembles, 3 art studios;  student produced literary magazine; string program beginning in first grade; grade-level plays PK-4; annual all-school musical; Instrumental Music Conservatory

Affordable: 2011 tuition ranges from $7,900-17,650 for day students; $40,600 for domestic resident students and $44,600 for international resident students; $3.5 million in financial aid and merit scholarships awarded in 2011

Proven Quality: 100% college placement; 95% entering four-year institutions and 5% entering two-year institutions. The 119 graduates of the Class of 2011 received acceptances from 168 different colleges and universities and attended 70 different colleges in 21 states and Spain.  74 seniors were offered 149 scholarships valued at $6.2 million

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