Best North Carolina Private Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 776 private schools serving 114,071 students in North Carolina.
The average private school tuition is $9,099 for elementary schools and $10,120 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in North Carolina include Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill, Cornerstone Christian Academy and The Studio School of Durham.
The average acceptance rate is 87% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 21% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
61% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked North Carolina Private Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
33
4,551
14%
12
1,752
11%
17
1,890
10%
7
1,131
20%
36
6,675
38%
30
6,451
19%
14
2,865
18%
38
7,808
21%
13
1,322
12%
3
995
45%
4
1,142
17%
8
1,708
10%
6
1,121
15%
14
1,962
26%
21
2,706
19%
9
1,282
13%
14
2,172
37%
101
19,136
20%
11
1,549
21%
6
1,324
11%

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