Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 96 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Mount Pisqah Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
96 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Mount Pisqah Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
American History 1, American History 2, Anatomy and Physiology, English Composition 101, English Composition 102, Jesus and the Gospels, Psychology
Classroom Dress Code
(School polo shirts and khaki or blue pants)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by year. There are many scholarship and financial aid opportunities.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Shane Bedwell


Total Sports Offered
4 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 96 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Buncombe County, NC is $14,630 for elementary schools and $25,216 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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