Arendell Parrott Academy

  • Arendell Parrott Academy is an independent, coeducation, nonsectarian college preparatory day school enrolling 730+ students in grades TK - 12.
  • Arendell Parrott Academy is the largest independent school in eastern North Carolina serving students from a twelve county area that includes Lenoir, Pitt, Craven, Wayne, Onslow and surrounding counties.
  • An honor code and student code of conduct govern both the social and academic conduct of all students.
  • Admission is selective, based upon the applicant's testing results, achievement, scholastic record and character. The Academy admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students719 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeArendell Parrott Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
Advanced CoursesArt - Design 2D & 3D, Art - Drawing, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, U. S. History, U.S. Government & Politics, World History,
Average SAT score1290

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,500
Tuition NotesNeed-based financial aid is available.
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNancy Gilmore

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chorus, Dance Team, Guitar, Math Team, Middle School Council, National Beta Club (Jr. & Sr.), Orchestra, Quiz Bowl, Science Olympiad, SERV - Student Service Organization, Student Government Association, Theatre

School Notes

  • Arendell Parrott Academy upholds a tradition of fostering each student’s intellectual, creative, social, physical, and moral development in a positive and challenging educational community. Arendell Parrott Academy is a unit school providing an educational environment which nurtures the student—assisting each individual in reaching his or her full potential. Realizing the significant role of self-esteem, the Academy focuses primarily on the stimulation of maximum intellectual development in a positive learning environment. In acquiring a knowledge base, students are given the opportunity to apply critical and reflective thinking and to engage in learning activities which promote the development of their natural curiosity. With well-qualified and compassionate faculty and staff working in partnership with parents, the students develop morally, emotionally, socially, and physically, enabling them to appreciate and accept the responsibilities of membership in the community and society. As preparation for accepting their individual responsibilities, students receive a liberal arts education with skills to become mature individuals who can make responsible decisions.
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  • Kinston
    Grades: PK-12 | 405 students
    2 miles
    1936 Banks School Rd
    Kinston, NC 28504
    (252)522-4636
    2 PK-12
    405
  • Greenville
    Grades: PK-12 | 400 students
    24 miles
    4000 Macgregor Downs Rd
    Greenville, NC 27834
    (252)931-0760
    24 PK-12
    400
  • Greenville
    Grades: K-12 | 272 students
    25.8 miles
    3111 Golden Rd
    Greenville, NC 27858
    (252)758-0037
    25.8 K-12
    272
  • Greenville
    Calvary Christian Academy
    Alternative School (Baptist)
    Grades: 1-12 | 20 students
    26.9 miles
    1412 Holbert St
    Greenville, NC 27834
    (252)752-4785
    26.9 1-12
    20
  • Greenville
    Grades: PK-12 | 257 students
    21.9 miles
    1621 Greenville Blvd Sw
    Greenville, NC 27834
    (252)756-0939
    21.9 PK-12
    257

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