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  1. #5 Best Private High Schools in North Carolina.

    Asheville School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    9-12,

    92 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The decision to attend Asheville School was and still is the best decision in my life. The sense of community is like no other school I have attended or visited. Everyone is warm and welcoming. I....

    Read 92 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 294,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  2. #18 Best Private High Schools in North Carolina.

    Carolina Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says A great community of learners where faculty and students are driven and encouraged to learn. Faculty and Administration are always looking to build community within the school as well as expanding....

    Read 26 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 626,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  3. #31 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says What I really like about Nesbitt Discovery Academy is the community. The school is much smaller than that of a traditional high school, but the faculty and students have established a welcoming....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 380,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  4. #65 Best Private High Schools in North Carolina.

    Asheville Christian Academy

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    Private School,

    SWANNANOA, NC,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says I have two children at ACA. It is not a perfect school filled with perfect people, nor does it claim to be. That's actually what we love about it. They are willing to "run to the mess" as the Head of....

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 708,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  5. #97 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Buncombe County Early College

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm going to be graduating from Buncombe County Early College this upcoming semester and overall, my experience was really great! The learning environment is wonderful and the teachers care about....

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 264,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  6. #118 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    A.C. Reynolds High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall high school was a decent experience, even though the mean girls and the stereotypical athletes were real the teachers actually care about their students. They spend a majority of their time....

    Read 202 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,207,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  7. #141 Best Public Middle Schools in North Carolina.

    Cane Creek Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    6-8,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I don’t like the students at cane creek, but that is my only complaint. The teachers are ok, and the academics could be better, but overall it’s a pretty good school..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 543,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  8. #78 Best Private High Schools in North Carolina.

    Mount Pisgah Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CANDLER, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Mount Pisgah Academy for me is actually a boarding school, but we do have village students. I attended the school for the last two years of highschool so my Junior and Senior year. We get to....

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 119,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  9. #347 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina.

    Fairview Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    K-5,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My son is now a Fifth grader, he started at Fairview when he was in Kindergarten. He is now 10 years old, and he is Autistic. I was nervous and worried about him but once meeting his Teachers my mind....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 710,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  10. #473 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina.

    Black Mountain Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    4-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 208,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  11. #280 Best Public Middle Schools in North Carolina.

    Charles D. Owen Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 511,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  12. #243 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Charles D. Owen High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Owen is an amazing high school. The teachers get to know you on a personal level, and try to help you make connections between your personal life and the subject they teach to make everything make....

    Read 88 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 705,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  13. #585 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina.

    Black Mountain Primary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    K-3,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Very sweet school in a strong community. Always supportive and helpful with needs. Excellent teachers that focus on learning and creating a fun environment with the children's needs always in....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 385,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  14. #739 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina.

    W.D. Williams Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 456,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  15. #319 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Buncombe County Middle College

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    11-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall my experience at BCMC has been unrivaled. The teachers are so invested in student success, the students are all so supportive and accepting of one another and I cannot speak ill of anyone.....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 55,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  16. Community High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says This is more of an alternative school. It's for students who aren't doing so well or don't fit in a normal classroom setting. There is a process you must go through to get into the school. You must....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 122,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  17. Odyssey School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Odyssey School has developed a beautifully comprehensive and community-based approach to learning and education. Our son gets to explore learning from the 6-strand model that Odyssey has incorporated....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 161,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  18. Rainbow Community School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We moved to Asheville in 2012 and discovered Pre-K for our 3 year-old son at Rainbow Community School. We have been absolutely thrilled with our son's education so far- he's in 6th grade! ....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 199,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  19. Temple Baptist School

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says It was a great school, and the education was excellent. The classes were very small and that helped if you had any questions or if you were not getting a subject..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 84,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  20. Reynolds Mountain Christian Academy

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: High School Senior says This school is like a family. The faculty and students really care..

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 125,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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  21. Asheville Catholic School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-8,

    Students: 208,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  22. Emmanuel Lutheran School

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I highly recommend Emmanuel Lutheran School in West Asheville, North Carolina. All of the teachers are so kind to each child, that is encouraging each to their strengths. The school is true to the....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Students: 144,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  23. French Broad River Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    6-8,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent to two girls who recently graduated from French Broad River Academy and one rising 7th grader, I can say that this school is simply amazing. The in classroom and outdoor learning....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Students: 144,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  24. Asheville Montessori School

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    PK, K,

    Students: 106,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

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  25. Key School at Carolina Day

    Private School,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    2-8,

    Students: 100,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 3 to 1,

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