Christ School

Asheville, North Carolina is home to two tradition boarding schools, each founded the same year, 1900.
Christ School, with 293 boys from throughout the United States and from around the world, sits on a beautiful 500-acre campus with a full complement of facilities.
Affilliated with the Episcopal Church, the School welcomes students all faiths.
Christ School is about place, it's about academic offerings, it's about athletic and extracurricular offerings, but, most importantly, it's about people.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 293 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $31,295
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 10 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Christ School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1900

Student Body

Total Students
293 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Christ School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
11 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
42%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$17,342
Admissions Director
Palmer Straughn
Admissions Associate
Mike Payne
Endowment Size
$18.5 million

Sports

School Notes

  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Charles Wright '53 - Poet Laureate of the United States (2014-15)
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Christ School cost?
Christ School's tuition is approximately $31,295 for private students.
What schools are Christ School often compared to?
Christ Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Asheville School by visitors of our site.
Who are famous alumni from Christ School?
Christ School famous alumni include: Charles Wright '53.
What sports does Christ School offer?
Christ School offers 17 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Winter Track. Christ School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for most sports offered.
What is Christ School's ranking?
Christ School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Christ School?
The application deadline for Christ School is Feb. 10 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 10 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 293 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $31,295
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 10 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Buncombe County, NC is $15,802 for elementary schools and $25,351 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Buncombe County, NC is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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