Top Durham Private Schools

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 39 top private schools in Durham, North Carolina, serving 6,616 students.
  • The average private school tuition is $8,776 for elementary schools (view national tuition averages).
  • The average acceptance rate is 69% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 7:1.
  • 49% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Durham, NC Private Schools (2020-21)

  • School Location Grades 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
  • Agape Corner Boarding School
    Agape Corner Boarding School Photo - All ages are involved in crafts, arts, and music.
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    1217 Holloway St
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919) 682-0546

    Grades: NS-12 | 28 students
  • 5104 Revere Rd
    Durham, NC 27713
    (919) 572-9500

    Grades: PK-5 | 81 students
  • 1914 S Miami Blvd
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919) 598-0190

    Grades: K-8 | 153 students
  • 6701 Garrett Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 490-0287

    Grades: K-1 | 28 students
  • 809 Proctor St
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 688-3040

    Grades: K-12 | 134 students
  • 4809 Friends School Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 383-6602

    Grades: NS-12 | 506 students
  • 3707 Garrett Rd
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 489-2655

    Grades: PK-12 | 266 students
  • 3716 Erwin Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 416-9420

    Grades: PK-8 | 490 students
  • Duke Street KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    3106 N Duke St
    Durham, NC 27704
    (919) 471-1150

    Grades: NS-PK | n/a students
  • 3501 Ridge Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 493-5787

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,229 students
  • 3116 Academy Rd
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 489-9118

    Grades: 5-8 | 379 students
  • 1004 N. Mangum Street
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919) 597-7782

    Grades: 5-8 | 63 students
  • 3120 Fayetteville St
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 687-2763

    Grades: PK-12 | 90 students
  • 515 Southerland St
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919) 596-9331

    Grades: K-12 | 125 students
  • 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
  • Hill Learning Center
    Hill Learning Center Photo - Hill Learning Center's campus is located at 3200 Pickett Road in Durham.
    Special Education School
    3200 Pickett Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 489-7464

    Grades: K-12 | 166 students
  • Hope Creek Academy
    Special Education School
    4723 Erwin Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 932-0360

    Grades: K-12 | 57 students
  • 721 Burch Avenue
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919) 682-5847

    Grades: PK-8 | 455 students
  • 1305 W. Club Blvd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (984) 888-0578

    Grades: 9-12 | 12 students
  • 3001 Academy Rd Ste 300
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 401-4343

    Grades: PK-6 | 95 students
  • 1935 W Cornwallis Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 286-5517

    Grades: PK-5 | 121 students
  • 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
    4512 Pope Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 493-8541

    Grades: PK-8 | 225 students
  • Montessori Farm School
    Montessori School
    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
    Montessori School
    2800 Pickett Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 489-9045

    Grades: NS-6 | 145 students
  • 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
  • 800 Elmira Avenue
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 680-6544

    Grades: PK-5 | 75 students
  • St. Luke's Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    1737 Hillandale Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 286-2274

    Grades: K | 114 students
  • 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
  • Southpoint Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    7415 Fayetteville Rd
    Durham, NC 27713
    (919) 544-5652

    Grades: K-5 | 47 students
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