Kerr-vance Academy

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students279 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Kerr-vance Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Henderson
    Grades: PK-12 | 251 students
    3.8 miles
    583 Old County Home Road
    Henderson, NC 27537
    (252) 431-1333
    3.8 PK-12
    251
  • Chapel Hill
    Emerson Waldorf School
    Emerson Waldorf School Photo - 4th grade
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-12 | 279 students
    40.8 miles
    6211 New Jericho Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    (919) 967-1858
    40.8 NS-12
    279
  • Durham
    Grades: K-12 | 134 students
    33.2 miles
    809 Proctor St
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 688-3040
    33.2 K-12
    134
  • Durham
    Grades: PK-12 | 1229 students
    36.2 miles
    3501 Ridge Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 493-5787
    36.2 PK-12
    1229
  • Raleigh
    Grades: PK-12 | 1189 students
    30.1 miles
    7409 Falls Of Neuse Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919) 847-0900
    30.1 PK-12
    1189

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