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2024 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina

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  1. #1 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina.

    Durham Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    DURHAM, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    108 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Happy, Moral, Productive is the school motto & DA lives by it, producing well-balanced students. The administration is great. Many opportunities to be involved as parents. When we toured here looking....

    Read 108 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,237,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #6 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina.

    Charlotte Latin School

    Private School,

    CHARLOTTE, NC,

    K-12,

    90 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says CLS prepared me so well for college. I attended a top university and felt like the transition from high school to a rigorous college environment was smooth––if not easier than my high school....

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,481,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina.

    Greensboro Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    GREENSBORO, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    63 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Greensboro Day School is very supportive academically and in the college-prep sense. The teachers want you to succeed, and it is easy to communicate with them both inside and outside of school. The...As for the student life, it is very heavily sports focused with less focus on the arts and academics. It is not very diverse, and students often appear to be unaware of their privilege and position....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 951,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. #9 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina.

    Fayetteville Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    FAYETTEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says By far the BEST school in town - the rigorous academic curriculum, early introduction to college-style course/class transition, extensive elective offerings, strong cultural acceptance, individual....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 388,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #10 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina.

    Forsyth Country Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LEWISVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    67 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Best decision we have made for our son throughout his academic career. Our family chose to send our 6th grader to Forsyth Country Day School and we are so thrilled with the academic, student....

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 924,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  6. #17 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina.

    The O'Neal School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SOUTHERN PINES, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    66 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My family is very happy at the O’Neal School! We have a 2nd, 4th, & 6th grader and have found so much to love for each one of them! The campus is beautiful, with wonderful playgrounds and outdoor....

    Read 66 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 540,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  7. #22 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina.

    Emerson Waldorf School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The Emerson Waldorf School is a school I'm grateful I had the opportunity to go to, as it was the exact environment I needed during that time in my life. It developed me in ways I don't think I....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 279,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  8. #24 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina.

    Bradford Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MEBANE, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Bradford Academy provides a Classical Christian education which emphasizes grammar, logic, and rhetoric through a rigorous academic curriculum. I started at Bradford when they only had K-4th grades,....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 262,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  9. #25 Best Private K-12 Schools in North Carolina.

    Carolina Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    30 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says My time at Carolina Day School was filled with academic challenges, dedicated educators, and areas for growth. The challenging curriculum at Carolina Day School encouraged intellectual growth, fostering a sense of achievement and preparedness for the future. Teachers played a crucial role in creating a...Financial constraints were evident, affecting resource availability and opportunities. Increased financial support is crucial to providing a more comprehensive and enriching educational experience.Indoor classrooms, while providing shelter, felt constricting and limited interactive learning experiences. A reimagination of learning spaces, incorporating modern, outdoor environments, could....

    Read 30 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 600,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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