Educating Children, Supporting Families, Transforming Lives.

Welcome to the Lucy Daniels School, a therapeutic day school for children who are experiencing social, emotional, or behavioral difficulties at home or in school.

At the Lucy Daniels School, each child’s education and therapeutic program are carefully tailored to his or her needs and strengths. Social, emotional, and academic growth takes place in classrooms where our students feel safe, understood, and supported in all developmental areas.

We invite you to learn more about our innovative programs and specialized services for preschool and elementary-aged children.

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The best way to learn about our school is to meet us. Contact us to schedule your private school tour.

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News & Events

Cooking for a Classic Finale: April 10

The finale for Lucy Daniels Center's unique philanthropic event, Cooking for a Classic, will be held on Monday, April 10 at 1705 Prime in Raleigh. Chefs Troy Stauffer of the Raleigh City Club and Rich Carter of Catering Works will compete to see who drives away in the...

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Next First Friends Starts April 24

First Friends is a social skills development program for children ages 3 to 6 who would benefit from additional support and understanding in the area of their social development. First Friends meets at LDS on Mondays and Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. for eight...

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LDS Teaching Garden is Thriving

Lucy Daniels Center's therapeutic teaching garden is not only thriving but also a hub of activity these days, thanks to tireless work by teacher Marilyn Farrell and Lucy Daniels School students. The School frequently holds plant sales to benefit the garden. Items...

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