Most Selective Private Schools in North Carolina

The average private school acceptance rate in North Carolina is 86% per year (2021-22).
The most selective school in North Carolina is Durham Academy, with an acceptance rate of 39%.

Most Selective Private Schools in North Carolina (2021-22)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Durham Academy
Acceptance Rate: 39%
Grades: PK-12
3501 Ridge Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 493-5787
Rank: #22.
Asheville School
Asheville School Photo - Asheville School. An Education for an Inspired Life.
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Grades: 9-12
360 Asheville School Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-6345
Rank: #33.
Carolina Friends School
Carolina Friends School Photo - Interscholastic sports are available for Middle and Upper School students.
(Friends)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 46%
Grades: NS-12
4809 Friends School Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-6602
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: NS-12
9502 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 846-1100
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Providence Day School
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: K-12
5800 Sardis Road
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 887-6000
Rank: #66.
Camelot Academy
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Grades: K-12
809 Proctor St
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 688-3040
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
JLSA
JLSA Photo - Positive learning atmosphere
Alternative School
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: K-12
1434 Farrington Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27523
(919) 387-9440
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: K-6
1201 W Woodcroft Parkway
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 967-2700
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Triangle Day School
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-8
4911 Neal Rd
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-8800
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Hanger Hall School
Hanger Hall School Photo
All-girls
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: 6-8
64 W T Weaver Boulevard
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 258-3600
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Grades: PK-12
480 Country Day Rd
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 736-1045
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Myrtle Grove Christian School
(Presbyterian)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-8
806 Piner Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 392-2067
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Odyssey School
Odyssey School Photo - Read. Write. Publish. Our elementary students write, edit, and publish their own creative works.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
90 Zillicoa Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 259-3653
Rank: #1414.
The O'Neal School
The O'Neal School Photo - O'Neal's clubs and activities allow for leadership opportunities, character building, academic rigor, community service and physical well-being. The School attempts to offer activities and associations that meet the interests of the students while providing value in their overall growth. Pictured are the One Act Players.
(6)
Acceptance Rate: 72%
Grades: PK-12
3300 Airport Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387
(910) 692-6920
Rank: #1515.
Salem Academy
Salem Academy Photo - For over 240 years, Salem Academy has been helping girls transform into exceptional women!
All-girls
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 73%
Grades: 9-12
601 South Church Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101
(336) 721-2643
Rank: #1616.
Jacksonville Christian Academy
Jacksonville Christian Academy Photo - Home of the Conquerors!
(Baptist)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 74%
Grades: K-12
919 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-2358
Rank: #17 - 2317. - 23.
Arthur Morgan School
Arthur Morgan School Photo - In weaving class student studied the history of textiles and human cultures and learned to weave.
Montessori School (Friends)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 7-9
60 AMS Circle
Burnsville, NC 28714
(828) 675-6360
Rank: #17 - 2317. - 23.
Hickory Christian Academy
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-12
3260 6th St. Dr. NW
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 324-5405
Rank: #17 - 2317. - 23.
Hickory Day School
Hickory Day School Photo - Mayor Rudy Wright came to speak about different types of government.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-8
2535 21st Avenue NE
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 256-9492
Rank: #17 - 2317. - 23.
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-5
3705 S College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 392-5209
Rank: #17 - 2317. - 23.
St. Paul Catholic School
St. Paul Catholic School Photo - Art Class is fun!
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-8
3007 Country Club Rd
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 633-0100
Rank: #17 - 2317. - 23.
Victory Christian Academy
Victory Christian Academy Photo - 2017 Washington DC Trip
(Church of God)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: PK-12
310 Carolina Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 865-7132
Rank: #17 - 2317. - 23.
Wilmington Academy Of Arts & Sciences
Wilmington Academy Of Arts & Sciences Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 4-8
6201 Myrtle Grove Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 392-3139
Rank: #2424.
Cape Fear Academy
Cape Fear Academy Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 78%
Grades: NS-12
3900 S College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 791-0287
Rank: #25 - 3325. - 33.
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
1901 Dobbs Farm Road
Kinston, NC 28504
(252) 522-4222
Rank: #25 - 3325. - 33.
Davidson Day School
Davidson Day School Photo
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
750 Jetton Street
Davidson, NC 28036
(704) 237-5200
Rank: #25 - 3325. - 33.
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: K-8
3315 E Geer St
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 688-2567
Rank: #25 - 3325. - 33.
The New Classical Academy
The New Classical Academy Photo - We spend at least an hour outside each day (weather permitting), playing traditional group games and inventing new ones, running, exploring, and more.
Alternative School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-8
671 Sand Hill Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 225-1993
Rank: #25 - 3325. - 33.
New Hope Christian Academy Inc
New Hope Christian Academy Inc Photo - 2017 Graduates
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: K-12
105 Pineywood St
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 475-5654
Rank: #25 - 3325. - 33.
Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic School
Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic School Photo - Eighth graders lead our school's annual May Crowning ceremony each May. Passing on the Christian faith is central to who we are.
(Roman Catholic)
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-8
1730 Link Road
Winston Salem, NC 27103
(336) 722-7204
Rank: #25 - 3325. - 33.
Philips Academy
Philips Academy Photo
Special Education School
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 6-12
3115 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(704) 365-4533
Rank: #25 - 3325. - 33.
Raleigh Christian Academy
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-12
2110 Trawick Rd
Raleigh, NC 27604
(919) 872-2215
Rank: #25 - 3325. - 33.
Tabernacle Christian School
(Baptist)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
1225 29th Avenue Dr NE
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 324-9936
Rank: #3434.
Fayetteville Academy
Fayetteville Academy Photo - The Fayetteville Academy Boys' Soccer Team - The 2012 NCISAA 2A State Champions!
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 82%
Grades: PK-12
3200 Cliffdale Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(910) 868-5131
Rank: #35 - 4535. - 45.
Back Creek Christian Academy
Back Creek Christian Academy Photo - Students exploring technology
(Christian)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-12
10132 Harrisburg Rd
Charlotte, NC 28215
(704) 549-4101
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