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2024 Best Schools for the Arts in North Carolina

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  1. #1 Best High Schools for the Arts in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina School of the Arts High School

    Public School,

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC,

    9-12,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have had a great time at this school, I have grown incredibly as a musician, artist, and as a person in general. I feel prepared to go into undergrad for a bachelors degree in music performance.....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 275,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 2 to 1,

  2. #2 Best High Schools for the Arts in North Carolina.

    Weaver Academy for Performing & Visual Arts and Advanced Technology

    Blue checkmark.

    Guilford County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I loved my time at Weaver academy. The classes are challenging, especially the AP classes but they help prepare the students for college. The visual art department I am a part of helped me explore....

    Read 172 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 306,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #3 Best High Schools for the Arts in North Carolina.

    Northwest School of the Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, NC,

    6-12,

    249 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Northwest as a school is unlike any other. First and foremost, it is a school of the arts, so the experience is truly much different than any other school. It is a place where people can come and....

    Read 249 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,039,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  4. #5 Best High Schools for the Arts 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,

  5. #7 Best High Schools for the Arts 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,

  6. #9 Best High Schools for the Arts in North Carolina.

    Longleaf School of the Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I was thrilled when I learned I was accepted to attend Longleaf School of the Arts which is a charter school in Raleigh, NC. The opportunity to attend an art-focused high school was very exciting. ...The teachers at Longleaf are incredibly supportive and go above and beyond to help you achieve your potential. The high school principal has a genuine interest in providing an environment conducive...There is not one thing I would change about the school. It has been an incredible experience for me as a student. It has given me inspiration in the art world. Being part of this school has given....

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 376,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  7. #16 Best High Schools for the Arts in North Carolina.

    The School for Creative Studies

    Blue checkmark.

    Durham Public Schools, NC,

    6-12,

    42 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I like being here. The year-round schedule and variety of electives in the Arts due to no sports helped me find my place in life. The staff genuinely believes in the students' potential and wants....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 565,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  8. #18 Best High Schools for the Arts in North Carolina.

    Hickory Career and Arts Magnet School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hickory City Schools, NC,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says HCAM is a pretty good school that primarily focuses on career readiness for students. Through it being a magnet school, any high school student in the county can apply, allowing students to meet a....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 188,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  9. #21 Best High Schools for the Arts in North Carolina.

    Community High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says with the metal detector and the small community it helps a ton with safety! But a few older teachers with more conservative thinking I’ve seen mistreating lgbtq+ students(validating the other....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 101,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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