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.

Quick Stats (2024)

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

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

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.: 23%
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)

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Kerr-vance Academy often compared to?
Kerr-vance Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Crossroads Christian School by visitors of our site.
What is Kerr-vance Academy's ranking?
Kerr-vance Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Kerr-vance Academy?
The application deadline for Kerr-vance Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

Endorse Kerr-vance Academy. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Making Social Media Work for Your School
Making Social Media Work for Your School
An introduction to using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to promote your school.
SEO for Private Schools - Part 3: Using Social Media
SEO for Private Schools - Part 3: Using Social Media
Social media for private K-12 schools is a bit different from social media for businesses. Some tips and strategies here.
The Pros and Cons of Teaching Overseas
The Pros and Cons of Teaching Overseas
Hundreds of private schools, and for that matter, public schools, outside the United States will be happy to have you as a teacher for a few years.

Quick Stats (2024)

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

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $9,652 for elementary schools and $10,957 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).

Related School Videos

Quick Links