Top 10 Best North Carolina Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 18 blue ribbon private schools serving 7,688 students in North Carolina.
The best top ranked blue ribbon private schools in North Carolina include The Raleigh School, Charlotte Christian School and St. Timothy's School.
The average acceptance rate is 72%, which is lower than the North Carolina private school average acceptance rate of 87%.
78% of blue ribbon private schools in North Carolina are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked North Carolina Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2022)

School
Location
Students
Year
The Raleigh School
The Raleigh School Photo - Welcome to the new school year assembly!
(12)
1141 Raleigh School Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 546-0788
404 students
Year: 2007
Cary Academy
(1)
1500 N Harrison Avenue
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 677-3873
765 students
Year: 2004
Charlotte Christian School
Charlotte Christian School Photo - The new upper school building opened in August of 2007.
(Christian)
(6)
7301 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 366-5657
1,078 students
Year: 2006
9502 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 846-1100
n/a students
Year: n/a
Faith Christian School
Faith Christian School Photo
(Christian)
1333 Faith Christian Dr
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
(252) 443-3700
382 students
Year: n/a
The Franciscan School
(Catholic)
(2)
10000 Saint Francis Drive
Raleigh, NC 27613
(919) 534-4840
561 students
Year: 2011
Immaculata Catholic School
Immaculata Catholic School Photo - With small class sizes, our students form deep and lasting friendships.
(Catholic)
(1)
721 Burch Avenue
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-5847
455 students
Year: 2012
Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic School
Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
2710 Overbrook Dr
Raleigh, NC 27608
(919) 861-4610
477 students
Year: 2007
Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic School
Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic School Photo - Eighth graders lead our school's annual May Crowning ceremony each May. Passing on the Christian faith is central to who we are.
(Catholic)
(4)
1730 Link Road
Winston Salem, NC 27103
(336) 722-7204
182 students
Year: 2010
4225 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215
(704) 531-0067
n/a students
Year: 2006
Ravenscroft
Ravenscroft Photo - Founded in 1862, Ravenscroft has a 135-acre campus nestled in the heart of North Raleigh. Our extraordinary facilities include: dedicated library for Lower School; Middle and Upper School Library & Technology Center; Fine Arts Center with a gallery space, a 460-seat theatre and a 200-seat flexible performance space; 13 science labs; a 350-seat Dining Hall; and a Health Center.
(15)
7409 Falls Of Neuse Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 847-0900
1,233 students
Year: 2003
St. Leo Catholic School
St. Leo Catholic School Photo - Our School
(Catholic)
(9)
333 Springdale Avenue
Winston Salem, NC 27104
(336) 748-8252
245 students
Year: 2005
St. Michael The Archangel School
St. Michael The Archangel School Photo
(Catholic)
810 High House Rd
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 468-6150
518 students
Year: 2010
St. St.ephen Lutheran School
St. St.ephen Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(3)
2304 Springs Rd Ne
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 256-2166
137 students
Year: 2003
St. Timothy's School
St. Timothy's School Photo
(Episcopal)
(8)
4523 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 787-3011
581 students
Year: 2004
Blessed Sacrament School
(Catholic)
515 Hillcrest Ave
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 570-0019
251 students
Year: 2003
Cathedral School
(Catholic)
204 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 832-4711
243 students
Year: 2007
Mount Zion Christian Academy
(Christian)
3519 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 688-4245
176 students
Year: n/a

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