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One of the great things about Salem being a boarding school is that there’s always someone around. As an underclassman, there was always a place for me to do my homework or hang out with while I was waiting for my dad to pick me up.”

Faith Harcus A’20

Whether you’re a day or boarding student, you’ll grow close to all members of the student body because of the shared experience that is Salem Academy.

Open Round the Clock

We understand that school doesn’t just take place between the hours of 8:00 am-3:30 pm. Most day students remain on campus into the evening and often return on weekends — for sports, play rehearsal, a study group, or just to have fun with friends.

Day students can arrive on campus as early as 6:30 am and stay as late as 10:00 pm. You can also arrange to stay on campus overnight. As a day student, you are welcome to participate in any boarding student activities including meals, planned excursions, and more. Like one big family, we feel the more the merrier!

Hosting a Friend

Day students know Winston-Salem and the surrounding community. As such, they play a big role in welcoming boarding students to their new home away from home. During school breaks, day students often invite an international student to stay with their family. Sharing your family traditions and the comforts of home will provide lasting memories for you both. 

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Latest News

Cherokee Commemoration

Thursday, November 17, 2022
On October 22, more than 30 descendants of Cherokee Moravian students, who attended Salem in the 19th century, came to campus for a celebration to commemorate their ancestors.

Today We Honor Those Who Served

Friday, November 11, 2022
To our Salem community members and loved ones who have selflessly served in our armed forces, we thank you and appreciate your sacrifice.

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