Kerr-Vance Academy was founded in 1968 as Vance Academy. It is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational college preparatory day school.
We, the faculty, administrators, and Board of Trustees strive to provide, for students of Kerr Vance Academy, an intensive liberal arts, college preparatory program in an atmosphere where ethical values are stressed.
We endeavor to instill concern in each student for the welfare of his community, country, and world.
We strive to recognize the individual differences and needs of our students and to guide every student toward intellectual excellence and good character.
We strive to foster intellectual curiosity, physical development, creativity, and social and moral values.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Kerr-vance Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
279 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Kerr-vance Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Kerr-Vance Academy was founded in 1968 as Vance Academy. It is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational college preparatory day school. We, the faculty, administrators, and Board of Trustees strive to provide, for students of Kerr Vance Academy, an intensive liberal arts, college preparatory program in an atmosphere where ethical values are stressed. We endeavor to instill concern in each student for the welfare of his community, country, and world. We strive to recognize the individual differences and needs of our students and to guide every student toward intellectual excellence and good character. We strive to foster intellectual curiosity, physical development, creativity, and social and moral values.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $9,030 for elementary schools and $10,066 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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