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  • For the 2021 school year, there are 50 top private schools in North Carolina belonging to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), serving 22,380 students.
  • The National Association of Independent Schools, governed by a board of trustees and staffed by approximately 40 individuals, is a membership organization and the national voice of independent education. NAIS represents approximately 1,400 independent schools and associations in the United States, and affiliates with independent schools abroad as well. We offer a broad variety of services and products. The NAIS Principles of Good Practice for member schools define high standards and ethical behavior in key areas of independent school operations.You can also find more schools membership associations in North Carolina.

Top National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Private Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 5041 Lawndale Drive
    Greensboro, NC 27455
    (336) 288-8590

    Grades: NS-12 | 777 students
  • 2317 Oak Ridge Rd.
    Oak Ridge, NC 27310
    (336) 643-4131

    Grades: 7-12 | 95 students
  • 2100 Reynolda Rd
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 722-2777

    Grades: NS-9 | 609 students
  • 1901 Dobbs Farm Road
    Kinston, NC 28504
    (252) 522-4222

    Grades: PK-12 | 727 students
  • 360 Asheville School Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 254-6345

    Grades: 9-12 | 295 students
  • 804-A Winview Dr
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 855-5091

    Grades: PK-8 | 130 students
  • 1615 Greenwood Terrace
    Burlington, NC 27215
    (336) 228-0296

    Grades: PK-12 | 393 students
  • 5801 Poplar Tent Rd
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 786-8171

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,011 students
  • Canterbury School
    Canterbury School Photo - Canterbury School's mission is to develop the whole child by challenging the mind and nourishing the spirit in a diverse community guided by Judeo-Christian values. Our motto is To Learn, To Love, To Serve: To Live.
    (Episcopal)
    5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road
    Greensboro, NC 27455
    (336) 288-2007

    Grades: NS-8 | 322 students
  • 3900 S College Road
    Wilmington, NC 28412
    (910) 791-0287

    Grades: NS-12 | 652 students
  • 1345 Hendersonville Rd
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 407-4442

    Grades: PK-12 | 639 students
  • 4809 Friends School Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 383-6602

    Grades: NS-12 | 506 students
  • 1500 N Harrison Avenue
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 677-3873

    Grades: 6-12 | 765 students
  • 7301 Sardis Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28270
    (704) 366-5657

    Grades: K-12 | 1,078 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
  • Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    500 Christ School Rd
    Arden, NC 28704
    (828) 684-6232

    Grades: 8-12 | 286 students
  • 750 Jetton Street
    Davidson, NC 28036
    (704) 237-5200

    Grades: PK-12 | 452 students
  • 3716 Erwin Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 416-9420

    Grades: PK-8 | 490 students
  • 3501 Ridge Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 493-5787

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,229 students
  • 3200 Cliffdale Rd
    Fayetteville, NC 28303
    (910) 868-5131

    Grades: PK-12 | 384 students
  • The Fletcher Academy
    The Fletcher Academy Photo - TFA students interact with a guest speaker.
    Special Education School
    400 Cedarview Court
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919) 782-5082

    Grades: 2-12 | 111 students
  • 3601 Harden Road
    Raleigh, NC 27607
    (919) 755-1150

    Grades: PK-6 | 197 students
  • 5501 Shallowford Road, Lewisville
    Lewisville, NC 27023
    (336) 945-3151

    Grades: NS-12 | 823 students
  • Friends School Of Wilmington
    Friends School Of Wilmington Photo
    Montessori School (Friends)
    350 Peiffer Avenue
    Wilmington, NC 28409
    (910) 792-1811

    Grades: PK-8 | 197 students
  • 2001 Gaston Day School Road
    Gastonia, NC 28056
    (704) 864-7744

    Grades: NS-12 | n/a 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 Academy
    HOPE Academy Photo - HOPE Academy prepares students to excel in school and beyond, most of which go on to colleges of their choice. Our first graduating class achieved over $600,000 in scholarship offers and in their own words were beyond prepared for the next step in their lives. Check out our website for more details.
    (Christian)
    7655 Bruton Smith Boulevard
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 999-2436

    Grades: K-12 | 162 students
  • 721 Burch Avenue
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919) 682-5847

    Grades: PK-8 | 455 students
  • The John Crosland School
    The John Crosland School Photo - Graduation with friends 2017
    Special Education School
    5146 Parkway Plaza Boulevard
    Charlotte, NC 28217
    (704) 365-5490

    Grades: 2-12 | 72 students
  • New Garden Friends School
    New Garden Friends School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis (Friends)
    1128 New Garden Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 299-0964

    Grades: PK-12 | 275 students
  • Noble Academy
    Noble Academy Photo - Our staff has in-depth knowledge of learning differences, allowing us to meet the unique needs of each of our students.
    Special Education School
    3310 Horse Pen Creek Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 282-7044

    Grades: 2-12 | 149 students
  • 3300 Airport Road
    Southern Pines, NC 28387
    (910) 692-6920

    Grades: PK-12 | 459 students
  • 4000 Macgregor Downs Rd
    Greenville, NC 27834
    (252) 931-0760

    Grades: PK-12 | 357 students
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