The O'Neal School

PO Box 290 Airport Rd,
Southern Pines, NC, 28388-0283
Tel: (910)692-6920
Grades: PK - 12 | 443 students
O'Neal is a college preparatory school dedicated to the development of academic excellence, strength of character,and physical well-being of its students in an environment where integrity, self-discipline, and consideration of others are fundamental.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 443 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade The O\

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 43%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Average SAT score 1780

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $4,800 - $15,500
% on Financial Aid 28%
Admissions Director Alice Droppers

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Junior Beta Club, Key Club, Mathcounts, Model UN, National Honor Society, O'Neal Volunteers, Odyssey of the Mind, SGA, Yearbook Key Club, Mathcounts, Model UN, SGA, Yearbook, Junior Beta Club,
National Honor Society,
O'Neal Volunteers,
Odyssey of the Mind,

School Notes:

  • The O'Neal School enrolls approximately 443 students in grades PK-3 through 12. The school is located in the Sandhills of North Carolina. O'Neal draws faculty and students from five counties due to  the school's strong academic offerings, extracurricular activities, supportive school community and impressive 40 acre school campus. Students take part in many athletic, extracurricular and community service activities. There is also a specialized academic learning development program. The O'Neal School is a member of the National Association for Independent Schools (NAIS) and has dual accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS). 

  • Profile last updated: 10/02/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Calvary Christian School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calvary Christian School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Calvary Christian School (0.3 miles away)
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