Top 20 Best North Carolina Private Daycares & Preschools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 487 private daycares & preschools serving 84,643 students in North Carolina.
The best top ranked private daycares & preschools in North Carolina include Greensboro Day School, The Raleigh School and Cornerstone Christian Academy.
The average tuition cost is $8,225, which is lower than the North Carolina average tuition cost of $9,668.
56% of private daycares & preschools in North Carolina are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked North Carolina Private Daycares & Preschools (2022)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Atlas International School
Atlas International School Photo - Spring Fling 2019 at Atlas School. In addition to a strong emphasis on health (two recesses a day and no sugar on site), we have a 6:1 student to teacher ratio!
(6)
4112 Garland Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 623-2323
Grades: NS-8
| 60 students
Cornerstone Christian Academy
Cornerstone Christian Academy Photo
(Assembly of God)
650 Glover St
Statesville, NC 28625
(704) 873-0032
Grades: PK-12
| 263 students
Greensboro Day School
Greensboro Day School Photo - Campus
(24)
5041 Lawndale Drive
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 288-8590
Grades: NS-12
| 777 students
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
Grades: NS-5
| 404 students
Trinity Academy
Trinity Academy Photo - Innovative Classical Learning in an Authentic Christian Community
(Christian)
(3)
10224 Baileywick Rd
Raleigh, NC 27613
(919) 786-0114
Grades: PK-12
| 536 students
4011 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 402-8262
Grades: PK-12
| 560 students
10200 Strickland Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 847-3120
Grades: NS-5
| 145 students
130 Towne Village Dr
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 319-9622
Grades: PK-6
| 140 students
Hillsborough Christian Academy
Hillsborough Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(3)
121 Orange High School Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278
(919) 732-0888
Grades: PK-8
| 63 students
Pinewoods Montessori School
Pinewoods Montessori School Photo - An elementary student doing her math work using Montessori materials. The Montessori math curriculum includes using concrete methods of learning abstract concepts.
Montessori School
(14)
109 Millstone Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278
(919) 644-2090
Grades: PK-6
| 120 students
Resurrection Lutheran School
Resurrection Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
100 W Lochmere Dr
Cary, NC 27518
(919) 851-7271
Grades: PK-8
| 164 students
Salisbury Academy
Salisbury Academy Photo
(12)
2210 Jake Alexander Blvd N
Salisbury, NC 28147
(704) 636-3002
Grades: PK-8
| 209 students
Al-iman School
Al-iman School Photo - Al-Iman School Elementary Building
(Islamic)
3020 Ligon St
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 821-1699
Grades: PK-8
| 271 students
Alamance Christian School
Alamance Christian School Photo
(Christian)
1336 Townbranch Rd
Graham, NC 27253
(336) 578-0318
Grades: NS-12
| 376 students
Anami Montessori School
Anami Montessori School Photo - Anami Montessori School is currently celebrating its 32nd year of educating children and families, using the Montessori philosophy. We have monthly open houses on our website and encourage you to sign up or call us if interested in more information.
Montessori School
2901 Archdale Drive
Charlotte, NC 28210
(704) 556-0042
Grades: PK-6
| 70 students
1901 Dobbs Farm Road
Kinston, NC 28504
(252) 522-4222
Grades: PK-12
| 727 students
Asheville Christian Academy
Asheville Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
74 Riverwood Road
Swannanoa, NC 28778
(828) 581-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 711 students
Berean Baptist Academy
Berean Baptist Academy Photo - Berean Baptist Academy - Main Building
(Baptist)
(2)
518 Glensford Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28314
(910) 868-2511
Grades: PK-12
| 530 students
Blue Ridge Montessori School
Montessori School
(1)
38 Sycamore Road
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 281-0505
Grades: NS
| 20 students
Bnai Shalom Day School
(Jewish)
(1)
804-A Winview Dr
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 855-5091
Grades: NS-8
| 150 students
Burlington Christian Academy
Burlington Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
621 Sixth Street
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 227-0288
Grades: PK-12
| 631 students
The Burlington School
The Burlington School Photo - Our Upper School Choral Singers in Vienna, Austria, where they observed foreign art and culture, and sang before an international audience!
(8)
1615 Greenwood Terrace
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 228-0296
Grades: PK-12
| 385 students
Caldwell Academy
Caldwell Academy Photo - Training
(Christian)
(14)
2900 Horse Pen Creek Rd
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 665-1161
Grades: PK-12
| 558 students
Calvary Baptist Church School
(Baptist)
1821 Rhem Ave
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 514-0343
Grades: PK-12
| 124 students
Calvary Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
5801 Pineville Matthews Road
Charlotte, NC 28226
(704) 341-5361
Grades: NS
| 620 students
Calvary Day School
Calvary Day School Photo
(Baptist)
(3)
5000 Country Club Road
Winston Salem, NC 27104
(336) 714-5479
Grades: NS-12
| 705 students
Cannon School
Cannon School Photo
5801 Poplar Tent Rd
Concord, NC 28027
(704) 786-8171
Grades: PK-12
| 1,011 students
Canterbury School
Canterbury School Photo - Canterbury School's mission is to develop the whole child by challenging the mind and nourishing the spirit in a diverse community guided by Judeo-Christian values. Our motto is To Learn, To Love, To Serve: To Live.
(Episcopal)
(4)
5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 288-2007
Grades: NS-8
| 322 students
Cape Fear Academy
Cape Fear Academy Photo
(3)
3900 S College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 791-0287
Grades: NS-12
| 717 students
Cape Fear Christian Academy
(Christian)
138 Erwin Chapel Rd
Erwin, NC 28339
(910) 897-5423
Grades: NS-12
| 398 students
Carolina Christian Academy
(Methodist)
367 Academy Dr
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 472-8950
Grades: NS-12
| 50 students
Carolina Day School
Carolina Day School Photo
(1)
1345 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 407-4442
Grades: PK-12
| 612 students
Carolina Friends School
Carolina Friends School Photo - Interscholastic sports are available for Middle and Upper School students.
(Friends)
(2)
4809 Friends School Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-6602
Grades: NS-12
| 506 students
1440 Carmel Road
Charlotte, NC 28226
(704) 943-4530
Grades: PK-12
| 1,665 students
9502 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 846-1100
Grades: NS-12
| n/a students
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