Most Selective Private Preschools in North Carolina

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The average private preschool acceptance rate in North Carolina is approximately 88% per year (2021).
The most selective school in North Carolina is currently Durham Academy, with an acceptance rate of 39%.
The most selective private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private Preschools 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.
    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: #33.
    Charlotte Latin School
    Charlotte Latin School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS-129502 Providence Road
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    (704) 846-1100

  • Rank: #44.Acceptance Rate: 65%
    Grades: PK-12480 Country Day Rd
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 736-1045

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Myrtle Grove Christian School
    (Presbyterian)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-8806 Piner Rd
    Wilmington, NC 28409
    (910) 392-2067

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    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: #77.
    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: #8-118.- 11.
    Hickory Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-123260 6th St. Dr. NW
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 324-5405

  • Rank: #8-118.- 11.
    St. Paul Catholic School
    St. Paul Catholic School Photo - Art Class is fun!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-83007 Country Club Rd
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252) 633-0100

  • Rank: #8-118.- 11.
    Triangle Day School
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: PK-84911 Neal Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 383-8800

  • Rank: #8-118.- 11.
    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: #1212.
    Cape Fear Academy
    Cape Fear Academy Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 78%
    Grades: NS-123900 S College Road
    Wilmington, NC 28412
    (910) 791-0287

  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-121901 Dobbs Farm Road
    Kinston, NC 28504
    (252) 522-4222

  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Davidson Day School
    Davidson Day School Photo
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-12750 Jetton Street
    Davidson, NC 28036
    (704) 237-5200

  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    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
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-8671 Sand Hill Rd
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 225-1993

  • Rank: #13-1613.- 16.
    Tabernacle Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-121225 29th Avenue Dr NE
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 324-9936

  • Rank: #1717.Acceptance Rate: 82%
    Grades: PK-123200 Cliffdale Rd
    Fayetteville, NC 28303
    (910) 868-5131

  • Rank: #18-2518.- 25.
    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: #18-2518.- 25.
    High Point Friends School
    High Point Friends School Photo
    (Friends)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-8800-A Quaker Ln
    High Point, NC 27262
    (336) 886-5516

  • Rank: #18-2518.- 25.
    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: #18-2518.- 25.
    Resurrection Lutheran School
    Resurrection Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-8100 W Lochmere Dr
    Cary, NC 27518
    (919) 851-7271

  • Rank: #18-2518.- 25.
    St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-84523 Six Forks Road
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919) 787-3011

  • Rank: #18-2518.- 25.
    Southview Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-12625 Wallace Springs Rd
    Statesville, NC 28677
    (704) 872-9554

  • Rank: #18-2518.- 25.
    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: #18-2518.- 25.
    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: #26-4326.- 43.
    Asheville Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-7531 Haywood Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 575-2557

  • Rank: #26-4326.- 43.
    Bnai Shalom Day School
    (Jewish)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-8804-A Winview Dr
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 855-5091

  • Rank: #26-4326.- 43.
    Calvary Day School
    Calvary Day School Photo
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: NS-125000 Country Club Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27104
    (336) 714-5479

  • Rank: #26-4326.- 43.
    Columbus Christian Academy
    Columbus Christian Academy Photo - School Banner
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12623 Warrior Trail
    Whiteville, NC 28472
    (910) 642-6196

  • Rank: #26-4326.- 43.
    Community Christian Academy
    Community Christian Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12616 Athenia Place
    Bessemer City, NC 28016
    (704) 629-2391

  • Rank: #26-4326.- 43.
    First Impressions Academy
    First Impressions Academy Photo - Our Preschool Building
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-86965 NEXUS CT
    Fayetteville, NC 28304
    (910) 339-0524

  • Rank: #26-4326.- 43.
    GRACE Christian School
    GRACE Christian School Photo - GRACE is a K-12 dual accredited Christian School that has been educating students in the Raleigh area for more than 32 years. When families are asked what they like best about GRACE Christian School, overwhelmingly their responses include the words, loving, caring, community, and academically challenging."
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12801 & 1101 Buck Jones Road
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919) 747-2020

  • Rank: #26-4326.- 43.
    Grace Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-122601 Jefferson Davis Hwy
    Sanford, NC 27332
    (919) 774-4415

  • Rank: #26-4326.- 43.
    Hillsborough Christian Academy
    Hillsborough Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-8121 Orange High School Road
    Hillsborough, NC 27278
    (919) 732-0888

  • Rank: #26-4326.- 43.
    Liberty Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-12215 Kinston Hwy
    Richlands, NC 28574
    (910) 430-0741

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