Mount Pisqah Academy

Mount Pisgah Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist boarding high school located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
We place a strong emphasis on the spiritual, academic, physical, and social lives of our students.
Through yearly mission trips, varsity sports, dual-credit classes, and weekend activities, we provide a well-balanced experience for our students.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1914

Student Body

Total Students96 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Mount Pisqah Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAmerican History 1, American History 2, Anatomy and Physiology, English Composition 101, English Composition 102, Jesus and the Gospels, Psychology
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School polo shirts and khaki or blue pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,000
Tuition NotesTuition varies by year. There are many scholarship and financial aid opportunities.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorShane Bedwell


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Gymnastics, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballGymnastics,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Creative Ministries (puppets), Drama Team, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Class, Band, Bells, Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Acro Team

School Notes

  • Mount Pisgah Academy is a fully accredited Seventh-day Adventist Christian boarding academy for grades nine through twelve located in Asheville, North Carolina.
  • Mount Pisgah Academy is dedicated to preparing young people academically as they continue their education and preparing them spiritually for eternity.
  • We offer an excellent academic program that integrates the latest technology with hands-on teaching with low student-teacher ratios.
  • Our advanced diploma program allows students to take college-level classes and earn college credits while at Pisgah.
  • And our strong commitment to service in the community and around the world makes Pisgah unique.
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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $8,547 for elementary schools and $10,438 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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