Top 20 Best Mecklenburg County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 101 private schools serving 18,389 students in Mecklenburg County, NC (there are 217 public schools, serving 164,637 public students). 10% of all K-12 students in Mecklenburg County, NC are educated in private schools (compared to the NC state average of 8%).
The best top ranked private schools in Mecklenburg County, NC include Palisades Episcopal School, Adventist Christian Academy and Covenant Day School.
The average tuition cost is $14,883, which is higher than the North Carolina private school average tuition cost of $10,456.
44% of private schools in Mecklenburg County, NC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Mecklenburg County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Carolina Collaborative Prep
Carolina Collaborative Prep Photo - Carolina Collaborative Prep is an academic center for grades 2-12, designed to meet the needs of students with learning differences, dyslexia, autism or other health related issues.
Special Education School
5007 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
(704) 621-8482
Grades: 2-12
| 33 students
Fusion Academy Charlotte
Fusion Academy Charlotte Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
3540 Toringdon Way, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28277
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| students
Adventist Christian Academy
Adventist Christian Academy Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
4601 Emory Lane
Charlotte, NC 28211
(704) 366-4351
Grades: PK-8
| 80 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
Calvary Child Dvlpment Center
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
5801 Pineville Matthews Road
Charlotte, NC 28226
(704) 341-5361
Grades: PK-K
| 375 students
Carmel Christian School
Carmel Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
(12)
1145 Pineville Matthews Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
(704) 849-9723
Grades: K-12
| 1,133 students
Charlotte Catholic High School
Charlotte Catholic High School Photo
(Catholic)
7702 Pineville Matthews Road
Charlotte, NC 28226
(704) 543-1127
Grades: 9-12
| 1,194 students
Charlotte Christian School
Charlotte Christian School Photo - The new upper school building opened in August of 2007.
(Christian)
(7)
7301 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 366-5657
Grades: K-12
| 1,181 students
1440 Carmel Road
Charlotte, NC 28226
(704) 943-4530
Grades: PK-12
| 1,722 students
9502 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 846-1100
Grades: NS-12
| students
Charlotte Leadership Academy
(Christian)
2723-2731 N. Graham Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
(704) 931-1196
Grades: 2-12
| 26 students
212 Boyce Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(704) 366-5994
Grades: PK-8
| 422 students
Christ The King Catholic High School
Christ The King Catholic High School Photo
(Catholic)
2011 Crusader Way
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 799-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 321 students
Covenant Day School
Covenant Day School Photo
(Presbyterian)
(13)
800 Fullwood Ln
Matthews, NC 28105
(704) 847-2385
Grades: PK-12
| 1,029 students
Cranfield Academy - Providence
Cranfield Academy - Providence Photo
Daycare / Preschool
11745 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 321-5555
Grades: NS-PK
| 90 students
Davidson Day School
Davidson Day School Photo
750 Jetton Street
Davidson, NC 28036
(704) 237-5200
Grades: PK-12
| 448 students
The Fletcher School
The Fletcher School Photo
Special Education School
8500 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 365-4658
Grades: 1-12
| 273 students
Grace Covenant Academy
Grace Covenant Academy Photo
(Christian)
(2)
17301 Statesville Road
Cornelius, NC 28031
(704) 892-5601
Grades: NS-8
| 294 students
Hickory Grove Christian School
Hickory Grove Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
(3)
7200 E. WT Harris Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28215
(704) 531-4008
Grades: PK-12
| 951 students
Intellicor International Academy
Intellicor International Academy Photo - Intellicor International Academy, located in Muslim Education Center, on 4301 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28215. Intellicor is an independent, Islamic School, offering grades Pre-K through 12.
(Islamic)
(13)
4301 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215
(704) 290-2000
Grades: PK-12
| 400 students
The Nest Academy
Alternative School
6824 Democracy Drive
Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 493-7043
Grades: K-12
| 50 students
Northside Christian Academy
Northside Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
333 Jeremiah Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28262
(704) 599-9015
Grades: K-12
| 182 students
Our Lady Of The Assumption School
Our Lady Of The Assumption School Photo
(Catholic)
4225 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215
(704) 531-0067
Grades: PK-8
| 124 students
Palisades Episcopal School
Palisades Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
(1)
13120 Grand Palisades Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28278
(704) 583-1825
Grades: PK-8
| 266 students
Philips Academy
Philips Academy Photo
Special Education School
(5)
3115 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(704) 365-4533
Grades: 6-12
| 64 students
Phoenix Montessori Academy
Phoenix Montessori Academy Photo
Montessori School
(1)
12340 Mt. Holly/Huntersville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 875-2139
Grades: PK-12
| 172 students
Providence Day School
5800 Sardis Road
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 887-6000
Grades: PK-12
| 1,624 students
St. Ann Catholic School
St. Ann Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
600 Hillside Ave
Charlotte, NC 28209
(704) 525-4938
Grades: PK-5
| 179 students
St. Matthew Catholic School
St. Matthew Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
11525 Elm Lane
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 544-2070
Grades: K-5
| 449 students
Sedgefield School
Montessori School
2830 Dorchester Pl
Charlotte, NC 28209
(980) 355-0900
Grades: PK-3
| 80 students
Southlake Christian Academy
(Presbyterian)
13820 Hagers Ferry Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 949-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 562 students
Trinity Episcopal School
Trinity Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
750 E 9th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 358-8101
Grades: K-8
| 440 students
Trinity Preparatory School
Trinity Preparatory School Photo
(1)
7516 East Independence Blvd Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28227
(704) 569-1900
Grades: 7-12
| 92 students
Access Academy
Alternative School
920 Blairhill Rd Suite 101
Charlotte, NC 28219
(704) 521-4977
Grades: 7-12
| 25 students
Alc Mosaic (mosaic School)
Alternative School
401 E Arrowood Dr
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 709-9668
Grades: Inquire with school
| 57 students
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Mecklenburg County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Carolina Christian Day School (Closed 2000)
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
5832 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28214
(704) 394-1171
Grades: K
| 8 students
1412 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207
(704) 333-5858
Grades: PK-K
| 301 students
3001 Kilborne Drive
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 537-0005
Grades: PK-8
| 214 students
2312 Orton St
Charlotte, NC 28208
(704) 506-6053
Grades: PK-K
| 6 students
3000 Sam Wilson Road
Charlotte, NC 28214
(704) 399-0142
Grades: K-12
| 38 students
5901 Nations Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 405-2012
Grades: K-5
| 16 students
1337 Samuel Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
(704) 370-3477
Grades: PK-12
| 138 students
4921 Randolph Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
(980) 242-9933
Grades: PK-6
| 75 students
Peters Academy (Closed 2014)
Daycare / Preschool
5120 Rea Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
(704) 543-4653
Grades: K
| 12 students
3502 Prosperity Church Rd
Charlotte, NC 28269
(704) 927-9292
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Po Box 9219
Charlotte, NC 28299
(704) 373-0011
Grades: K-4
| 43 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Mecklenburg County, NC?
The top ranked private schools in Mecklenburg County, NC include Palisades Episcopal School, Adventist Christian Academy and Covenant Day School.
How many private schools are located in Mecklenburg County, NC?
101 private schools are located in Mecklenburg County, NC.
How much do private schools cost in Mecklenburg County, NC?
The average tuition cost is $14,883, which is higher than the North Carolina private school average tuition cost of $10,456.
How diverse are private schools in Mecklenburg County, NC?
Mecklenburg County, NC private schools are approximately 26% minority students, which is higher than the North Carolina private school average of 23%.
What percentage of students in Mecklenburg County, NC go to private school?
10% of all K-12 students in Mecklenburg County, NC are educated in private schools (compared to the NC state average of 8%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Mecklenburg County, NC?
44% of private schools in Mecklenburg County, NC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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