Most Selective Private High Schools in North Carolina

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The average private high school acceptance rate in North Carolina is approximately 85% per year (2021).
The most selective school in North Carolina is currently Durham Academy, with an acceptance rate of 39%.
The most selective private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private High Schools in North Carolina (2021)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Durham Academy
    Acceptance Rate: 39%
    Grades: PK-123501 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: 9-12360 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)
    Acceptance Rate: 46%
    Grades: NS-124809 Friends School Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 383-6602

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Charlotte Latin School
    Charlotte Latin School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS-129502 Providence Road
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    (704) 846-1100

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Providence Day School
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: K-125800 Sardis Road
    Charlotte, NC 28270
    (704) 887-6000

  • Rank: #66.
    Camelot Academy
    Acceptance Rate: 53%
    Grades: K-12809 Proctor St
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 688-3040

  • Rank: #77.
    Jordan Lake School of the Arts
    Jordan Lake School of the Arts Photo - Compassionate classrooms with gentle hearted and eager learners.
    Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: K-121434 Farrington Road
    Apex, NC 27523
    (919) 387-9440

  • Rank: #88.Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-12480 Country Day Rd
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 736-1045

  • Rank: #99.
    Auldern Academy
    Auldern Academy Photo - Women serve their country!
    All-girls | Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 68%
    Grades: 9-12990 Glovers Grove Church Rd
    Siler City, NC 27344
    (919) 837-2336

  • Rank: #1010.
    Odyssey School
    Odyssey School Photo - Read. Write. Publish. Our elementary students write, edit, and publish their own creative works.
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-1290 Zillicoa Street
    Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 259-3653

  • Rank: #1111.
    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.
    Acceptance Rate: 72%
    Grades: PK-123300 Airport Road
    Southern Pines, NC 28387
    (910) 692-6920

  • Rank: #1212.
    Salem Academy
    Salem Academy Photo - For over 240 years, Salem Academy has been helping girls transform into exceptional women!
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 73%
    Grades: 9-12601 South Church Street
    Winston Salem, NC 27101
    (336) 721-2643

  • Rank: #1313.
    Jacksonville Christian Academy
    Jacksonville Christian Academy Photo - Home of the Conquerors!
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 74%
    Grades: K-12919 Gum Branch Rd
    Jacksonville, NC 28540
    (910) 347-2358

  • Rank: #14-1614.- 16.
    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: 7-960 AMS Circle
    Burnsville, NC 28714
    (828) 675-4262

  • Rank: #14-1614.- 16.
    Hickory Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-123260 6th St. Dr. NW
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 324-5405

  • Rank: #14-1614.- 16.
    Victory Christian Academy
    Victory Christian Academy Photo - 2017 Washington DC Trip
    (Church of God)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-12310 Carolina Ave
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704) 865-7132

  • Rank: #1717.
    Cape Fear Academy
    Cape Fear Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 78%
    Grades: NS-123900 S College Road
    Wilmington, NC 28412
    (910) 791-0287

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-121901 Dobbs Farm Road
    Kinston, NC 28504
    (252) 522-4222

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Davidson Day School
    Davidson Day School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-12750 Jetton Street
    Davidson, NC 28036
    (704) 237-5200

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    New Hope Christian Academy Inc
    New Hope Christian Academy Inc Photo - 2017 Graduates
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-12105 Pineywood St
    Thomasville, NC 27360
    (336) 475-5654

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Philips Academy
    Philips Academy Photo
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 6-123115 Providence Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28211
    (704) 365-4533

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Tabernacle Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-121225 29th Avenue Dr NE
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 324-9936

  • Rank: #2323.Acceptance Rate: 82%
    Grades: PK-123200 Cliffdale Rd
    Fayetteville, NC 28303
    (910) 868-5131

  • Rank: #24-3124.- 31.
    Back Creek Christian Academy
    Back Creek Christian Academy Photo - Students exploring technology
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: K-1210132 Harrisburg Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28215
    (704) 549-4101

  • Rank: #24-3124.- 31.
    Berean Baptist Academy
    Berean Baptist Academy Photo - Berean Baptist Academy - Main Building
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-12518 Glensford Drive
    Fayetteville, NC 28314
    (910) 868-2511

  • Rank: #24-3124.- 31.
    Noble Academy
    Noble Academy Photo - Our staff has in-depth knowledge of learning differences, allowing us to meet the unique needs of each of our students.
    Special Education School
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 2-123310 Horse Pen Creek Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 282-7044

  • Rank: #24-3124.- 31.
    Pathway Christian Academy
    Pathway Christian Academy Photo - Every year our young people take a trip to Sutton's Retirement home to bring Christmas cheer to the residents. This is one way we can show God's love!
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-121302 South George Street
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 735-9176

  • Rank: #24-3124.- 31.
    Saint Mary's School
    Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School, an all-girls, Episcopal, college preparatory, boarding and day high school located on a 23-acre, historic campus in the heart of Raleigh, N.C. More at www.sms.edu.
    All-girls (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 9-12900 Hillsborough Street
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    (919) 424-4100

  • Rank: #24-3124.- 31.
    Southview Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-12625 Wallace Springs Rd
    Statesville, NC 28677
    (704) 872-9554

  • Rank: #24-3124.- 31.
    United Faith Christian Academy
    United Faith Christian Academy Photo
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-128617 Providence Road
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    (704) 541-1742

  • Rank: #24-3124.- 31.
    Veritas Christian Academy
    Veritas Christian Academy Photo - We would love for you to become part of the Veritas family!
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-1217 Cane Creek Rd
    Fletcher, NC 28732
    (828) 681-0546

  • Rank: #3232.
    Tri-city Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 87%
    Grades: K-121409 N NC-16 HWY
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828) 465-0475

  • Rank: #3333.
    Statesville Christian School
    Statesville Christian School Photo - Fourth grade students participate in an annual President's Day parade.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 89%
    Grades: K-121210 Museum Rd
    Statesville, NC 28625
    (704) 873-9511

  • Rank: #34-5334.- 53.
    Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 9-121725 Nc Highway 66 S
    Kernersville, NC 27284
    (336) 564-1010

  • Rank: #34-5334.- 53.
    Calvary Day School
    Calvary Day School Photo
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-125000 Country Club Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27104
    (336) 714-5479

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