Top 10 Best Buncombe County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 37 private schools serving 5,088 students in Buncombe County, NC (there are 60 public schools, serving 28,793 public students). 15% of all K-12 students in Buncombe County, NC are educated in private schools (compared to the NC state average of 8%).
The best top ranked private schools in Buncombe County, NC include Blue Ridge Montessori School, Christ School and Asheville Christian Academy.
The average tuition cost is $22,951, which is higher than the North Carolina private school average tuition cost of $10,456.
49% of private schools in Buncombe County, NC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked Buncombe County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Asheville Christian Academy
Asheville Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
74 Riverwood Road
Swannanoa, NC 28778
(828) 581-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 711 students
Asheville School
Asheville School Photo - Global Connections: Clocking thousands of miles and amassing dozens of passport stamps, students from 25 countries call this place their home away from home. As we converge on campus each fall, our minds and perspectives expand alongside classmates from every corner of the globe.
360 Asheville School Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-6345
Grades: 9-12
| 290 students
Asheville School
Asheville School Photo - Asheville School. An Education for an Inspired Life.
360 Asheville School Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-6345
Grades: 9-12
| 295 students
Blue Ridge Montessori School
Blue Ridge Montessori School Photo - Blue Ridge Montessori School
Montessori School
(1)
38 Sycamore Road
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 281-0505
Grades: NS
| 20 students
Carolina Day School
Carolina Day School Photo
(1)
1345 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 407-4442
Grades: PK-12
| 612 students
Christ School
Christ School Photo
All-boys (Episcopal)
500 Christ School Rd
Arden, NC 28704
(828) 684-6232
Grades: 8-12
| 293 students
Hanger Hall School
Hanger Hall School Photo
All-girls
64 W T Weaver Boulevard
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 258-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 84 students
Mount Pisqah Academy
Mount Pisqah Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Seventh Day Adventist)
75 Academy Dr
Candler, NC 28715
(828) 667-2535
Grades: 9-12
| 113 students
The New Classical Academy
The New Classical Academy Photo - We spend at least an hour outside each day (weather permitting), playing traditional group games and inventing new ones, running, exploring, and more.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
671 Sand Hill Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 225-1993
Grades: PK-8
| 80 students
Odyssey Community School
Odyssey Community School Photo - Read. Write. Publish. Our elementary students write, edit, and publish their own creative works.
(1)
90 Zillicoa Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 259-3653
Grades: PK-12
| 134 students
Arden Christian School
(Baptist)
2568 Hendersonville Rd
Arden, NC 28704
(828) 687-0704
Grades: 2-12
| 33 students
Asheville Academy For Girls
All-girls | Alternative School
(1)
126 Camp Elliott Rd
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 429-8100
Grades: 5-10
| 25 students
Asheville Catholic School
(Catholic)
12 Culvern St
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 252-7896
Grades: PK-8
| 190 students
Asheville Montessori School
Montessori School
15 Julia St
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 645-3433
Grades: PK-K
| 70 students
Asheville Pisgah Christian School
Asheville Pisgah Christian School Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
90 Academy Dr
Candler, NC 28715
(828) 667-3255
Grades: PK-8
| 179 students
Asheville Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
531 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 575-2557
Grades: PK-7
| 184 students
Canterbury Classical School
(Christian)
Po Box 16981
Asheville, NC 28816
(828) 515-4015
Grades: K-10
| 73 students
Eliada Academy
Alternative School
2 Compton Drive
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-5356
Grades: 2-12
| 31 students
Emmanuel Lutheran School
Special Program Emphasis (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(2)
51 Wilburn Pl
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 281-8182
Grades: PK-8
| 215 students
French Broad River Academy
French Broad River Academy Photo - Our mission: to build character and integrity for a lifetime of learning, service, and leadership. To accomplish the mission, our students have daily opportunities to experience, challenge, failure, and earned success in a supportive environment.
Special Program Emphasis
(6)
1990 Riverside Drive
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 348-4320
Grades: 6-8
| 144 students
Genesis Academy, Inc.
(Christian)
1867 E Us Highway 19e
Burnsville, NC 28714
(828) 536-4819
Grades: PK-6
| 40 students
Glory Tabernacle Academy
(Christian)
1221 Sweeten Creek Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 274-0750
Grades: 1-11
| 40 students
The Learning Community School
The Learning Community School Photo
Alternative School
1220 Bee Tree Road
Swannanoa, NC 28778
(828) 686-3080
Grades: K-8
| 83 students
Light Of Wisdom School
Alternative School
2 Science Of Mind Way
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 253-2325
Grades: NS-5
| 9 students
Montessori Learning Community Of Asheville
Montessori School
1 School Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 259-9880
Grades: PK
| 48 students
Montford Hall
All-boys | Alternative School
75 Zillicoa St
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 229-7757
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
Mt. Sheba Christan Academy
(Baptist)
20 Old Jupiter Rd
Weaverville, NC 28787
(828) 658-1417
Grades: 5-12
| 20 students
Nativity Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
2425 Hendersonville Rd
Arden, NC 28704
(828) 687-8381
Grades: PK-K
| 96 students
Nazarene Christian School
Daycare / Preschool (Church of the Nazarene)
385 Hazel Mill Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-9713
Grades: NS-PK
| 82 students
New City Christian School
New City Christian School Photo
(Christian)
216 Shelburne Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-8173
Grades: K-5
| 37 students
Providence Christian Academy
(African Methodist Episcopal)
48 Woodland Hills Rd
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 658-8964
Grades: PK-6
| 134 students
Rainbow Community School
(9)
574 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 258-9264
Grades: PK-8
| 213 students
Reynolds Mountain Christian Acadeny
(Christian)
20 Reynolds Mountain Blvd
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 645-8053
Grades: PK-12
| 169 students
Swannanoa Valley Montessori School
Montessori School
101 Carver Avenue
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 669-8571
Grades: PK-6
| 64 students
Temple Baptist School
(Baptist)
985 1/2 Patton Ave
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-3712
Grades: PK-12
| 162 students
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Buncombe County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
235 Weaverville Road
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 367-0259
Grades: 1-6
| 48 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Buncombe County, NC?
The top ranked private schools in Buncombe County, NC include Blue Ridge Montessori School, Christ School and Asheville Christian Academy.
How many private schools are located in Buncombe County, NC?
37 private schools are located in Buncombe County, NC.
How much do private schools cost in Buncombe County, NC?
The average tuition cost is $22,951, which is higher than the North Carolina private school average tuition cost of $10,456.
How diverse are private schools in Buncombe County, NC?
Buncombe County, NC private schools are approximately 13% minority students, which is lower than the North Carolina private school average of 23%.
What percentage of students in Buncombe County, NC go to private school?
15% of all K-12 students in Buncombe County, NC are educated in private schools (compared to the NC state average of 8%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Buncombe County, NC?
49% of private schools in Buncombe County, NC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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