Top North Carolina Private Daycares & Preschools

For the 2021 school year, there are 499 private daycares & preschools serving 82,948 students in North Carolina.
The best top ranked private daycares & preschools in North Carolina include Atlas International School, Greensboro Day School and The Raleigh School.
The average tuition cost is $8,134, which is lower than the North Carolina average tuition cost of $9,868.
57% 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 North Carolina Private Daycares & Preschools (2021)

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
Greensboro Day School
Greensboro Day School Photo - All School Photo
(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!
(5)
1141 Raleigh School Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 546-0788
Grades: NS-5
| 393 students
The Studio School of Durham
The Studio School of Durham Photo - Our beautiful classrooms have abundant natural light.
Daycare / Preschool
1201 W Woodcroft Parkway
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 967-2700
Grades: K-5
| 16 students
Summit School Inc
Summit School Inc Photo - Summit Library
(3)
2100 Reynolda Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27106
(336) 722-2777
Grades: NS-9
| 558 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
| 369 students
4011 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 402-8262
Grades: PK-12
| 512 students
10200 Strickland Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 847-3120
Grades: PK-4
| 145 students
130 Towne Village Dr
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 319-9622
Grades: PK-5
| 140 students
Christ Covenant School
Christ Covenant School Photo - Not only does CCS have the fastest runner in the State Championships, the boys Cross Country team brought home second place in 2019-20! See more about sports at www.christcs.com/athletics.
(Christian)
(1)
4889 Old Tar Road
Winterville, NC 28590
(252) 756-3002
Grades: PK-12
| 369 students
Cornerstone Christian Academy
Cornerstone Christian Academy Photo
(Assembly of God)
650 Glover St
Statesville, NC 28625
(704) 873-0032
Grades: PK-12
| 194 students
Guidepost Montessori at Lake Norman
Guidepost Montessori at Lake Norman Photo - At Guidepost Montessori, we celebrate children's birthdays with a walk around the sun!
Montessori School
15115 Norman View Lane
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 885-5080
Grades: PK-8
| 79 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
New Garden Friends School
New Garden Friends School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Friends)
(7)
1128 New Garden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 299-0964
Grades: PK-12
| 275 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
(12)
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
Alamance Christian School
Alamance Christian School Photo
(Christian)
1336 Townbranch Rd
Graham, NC 27253
(336) 578-0318
Grades: NS-12
| 313 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
(999) 999-9999
Grades: PK-12
| 647 students
Blue Ridge Montessori School
Montessori School
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
Calvary Baptist Church School
(Baptist)
1821 Rhem Ave
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 514-0343
Grades: PK-12
| 124 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
Cape Fear Academy
Cape Fear Academy Photo
(2)
3900 S College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 791-0287
Grades: NS-12
| 652 students
Cape Fear Christian Academy
(Christian)
138 Erwin Chapel Rd
Erwin, NC 28339
(910) 897-5423
Grades: NS-12
| 264 students
Carolina Christian Academy
(Methodist)
367 Academy Dr
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 472-8950
Grades: NS-12
| 50 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
212 Boyce Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(704) 366-5994
Grades: PK-8
| 422 students
Community Christian Academy
Community Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(9)
616 Athenia Place
Bessemer City, NC 28016
(704) 629-2391
Grades: PK-12
| 233 students
Concordia Christian Day School
(Christian)
215 5th Avenue SE
Conover, NC 28613
(828) 464-3011
Grades: PK-8
| 239 students
Cranfield Academy Providence
Cranfield Academy Providence Photo
Daycare / Preschool
11745 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 321-5555
Grades: NS-PK
| 90 students
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