Top 10 Best Durham Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 35 private schools serving 6,642 students in Durham, NC (there are 71 public schools, serving 44,458 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Durham, NC are educated in private schools compared to the NC state average of 7%.
The best top ranked private schools in Durham, NC include The Studio School of Durham, Hill Learning Center and Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill.
The average tuition cost is $12,144, which is higher than the North Carolina private school average tuition cost of $9,670.
43% of private schools in Durham, NC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Baptist and Christian).

Top Ranked Durham Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Hill Learning Center
Hill Learning Center Photo - Hill Learning Center's campus is located at 3200 Pickett Road in Durham.
Special Education School
(2)
3200 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 489-7464
Grades: 1-12
| 166 students
1201 W Woodcroft Parkway
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 967-2700
Grades: K-6
| 34 students
Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill
Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill Photo - At Trinity School we are convinced that a vibrant Christian faith draws forth a rich and deep education. The Christian education we offer here involves the education of the whole person, created in God's image: We honor the life of the mind through the pursuit of deep understandings. We are a place where bright minds and open hearts meet.
(Christian)
(2)
4011 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 402-8262
Grades: PK-12
| 574 students
Camelot Academy
809 Proctor St
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 688-3040
Grades: K-12
| 134 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
Cresset Christian Academy
(Baptist)
3707 Garrett Rd
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 354-8000
Grades: NS-12
| 266 students
Duke School
Duke School Photo - Welcome to Duke School! Our students love learning; visit us and see why!
3716 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 416-9420
Grades: PK-8
| 490 students
Durham Academy
3501 Ridge Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 489-3400
Grades: PK-12
| 1,233 students
3116 Academy Rd
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-9118
Grades: 5-8
| 379 students
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
Grades: PK-8
| 455 students
Insight Colearning Center
(2)
2020 Chapel Hill Rd.
Durham, NC 27707
(984) 888-0578
Grades: 9-12
| 24 students
Triangle Day School
4911 Neal Rd
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-8800
Grades: PK-8
| 320 students
Al Huda Academy
(Islamic)
5104 Revere Rd
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 572-9500
Grades: PK-5
| 81 students
Bethesda Christian Academy
Bethesda Christian Academy Photo - Welcome to Crusader Country!
(Baptist)
1914 S Miami Blvd
Durham, NC 27703
(919) 598-0190
Grades: K-9
| 176 students
Bryson Christian Montessori School
Montessori School
6701 Garrett Road
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 490-0287
Grades: K-1
| 28 students
Duke Street KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
3106 N Duke St
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 471-1150
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Durham Nativity School
Durham Nativity School Photo - Our young men are always striving to be world changers in their community.
All-boys
1004 N. Mangum Street
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 597-7782
Grades: 5-8
| 63 students
Faith Assembly Christian Academy
(Christian)
3120 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 687-2763
Grades: PK-12
| 90 students
Fellowship Baptist Academy
(Baptist)
515 Southerland St
Durham, NC 27703
(919) 596-9331
Grades: K-12
| 125 students
Five Oaks Seventh-day Adventist Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
4124 Farrington Rd
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 493-5555
Grades: K-8
| 24 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
5300 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 544-3311
Grades: NS-K
| 134 students
3315 E Geer St
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 688-2567
Grades: K-8
| 105 students
Hope Creek Academy
Special Education School
4723 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 932-0360
Grades: K-12
| 57 students
International Montessori School
International Montessori School Photo - A 5 year old IMS student using the moveable alphabet to spell the words illustrated on cards.
Montessori School
(3)
3001 Academy Rd Ste 300
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 401-4343
Grades: PK-6
| 95 students
Lerner Jewish Community Day School
(Jewish)
(2)
1935 W Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-5517
Grades: PK-5
| 152 students
Liberty Christian School
(Baptist)
3864 Guess Rd
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 471-5522
Grades: K-12
| 223 students
Montessori Community School
Montessori Community School Photo - One of three Primary playgrounds
Montessori School
(2)
4512 Pope Road
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 493-8541
Grades: PK-8
| 225 students
Montessori Farm School
Montessori School
(5)
2400 Broad Street, Suite 2
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 732-5026
Grades: PK-K
| 20 students
Montessori School Of Durham
Montessori School Of Durham Photo - A view of the MSD office.
Montessori School
(3)
2800 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 489-9045
Grades: NS-6
| 158 students
Mount Zion Christian Academy
(Christian)
3519 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 688-4245
Grades: K-12
| 176 students
916 Lamond Ave
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 237-2789
Grades: 9-12
| 10 students
Quality Education Institute Of Durham
Quality Education Institute Of Durham Photo
(Church of Christ)
800 Elmira Avenue
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 680-6544
Grades: PK-5
| 75 students
St. Sya Academy Ii
3102 Cedarwood Dr
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 768-7421
Grades: K-11
| 32 students
South Square KinderCare
South Square KinderCare Photo - Preschool Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
3703 University Dr
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-7269
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Treasures Of Joy Christian Academy
(Christian)
3500 S Alston Ave
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 484-1881
Grades: K-6
| 12 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Durham, North Carolina

Durham, North Carolina Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Agape Corner Boarding School (Closed 2011)
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
1217 Holloway St
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-0546
Grades: NS-12
| 28 students
2400 Sovereign St
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-5860
Grades: 4-6
| 5 students

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