Top 5 Best Durham Private Preschools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 18 private preschools serving 4,860 students in Durham, NC.
The best top ranked private preschools in Durham, NC include Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill, Carolina Friends School and Triangle Day School.
The average acceptance rate is 69%, which is lower than the North Carolina private preschool average acceptance rate of 88%.
44% of private preschools in Durham, NC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Baptist and Christian).

Top Ranked Durham Private Preschools (2022)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4011 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 402-8262
Grades: PK-12
| 560 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) 493-5787
Grades: PK-12
| 1,233 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
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
Duke Street KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
3106 N Duke St
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 471-1150
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Faith Assembly Christian Academy
(Christian)
3120 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 687-2763
Grades: PK-12
| 90 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
5300 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 544-3311
Grades: NS-K
| 134 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
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
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
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
[+] 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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