Top National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Private Schools in North Carolina

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 50 top private schools in North Carolina belonging to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), serving 22,354 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 (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 2001 Gaston Day School Road
    Gastonia, NC 28056
    (704)864-7744

    Grades: NS-12 | n/a students
  • 5041 Lawndale Drive
    Greensboro, NC 27455
    (336)288-8590

    Grades: PK-12 | 777 students
  • 3300 Airport Road
    Southern Pines, NC 28387
    (910)692-6920

    Grades: PK-12 | 463 students
  • 1901 Dobbs Farm Road
    Kinston, NC 28504
    (252)522-4222

    Grades: NS-12 | 719 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 | 128 students
  • 1615 Greenwood Terrace
    Burlington, NC 27215
    (336)228-0296

    Grades: PK-12 | 359 students
  • 5801 Poplar Tent Rd
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704)786-8171

    Grades: PK-12 | 1011 students
  • 5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road
    Greensboro, NC 27455
    (336)288-2007

    Grades: PK-8 | 358 students
  • 3900 S College Road
    Wilmington, NC 28412
    (910)791-0287

    Grades: NS-12 | 616 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: PK-12 | 506 students
  • 1500 N Harrison Avenue
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919)677-3873

    Grades: 6-12 | 753 students
  • 7301 Sardis Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28270
    (704)366-5657

    Grades: PK-12 | 1048 students
  • 1440 Carmel Road
    Charlotte, NC 28226
    (704)943-4530

    Grades: PK-12 | 1665 students
  • 9502 Providence Road
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    (704)846-1100

    Grades: PK-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
    Asheville, NC 28704
    (828)684-6232

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

    Grades: PK-12 | 570 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 | 1229 students
  • 3200 Cliffdale Rd
    Fayetteville, NC 28303
    (910)868-5131

    Grades: PK-12 | 384 students
  • The Fletcher Academy
    The Fletcher Academy Photo - Falcons Basketball
    Special Education School
    400 Cedarview Court
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919)782-5082

    Grades: 4-12 | 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)791-8221

    Grades: PK-8 | 184 students
  • Hill Learning Center
    Hill Learning Center Photo - Hill's half-day K-12 program boasts a 4:1 student-to-teacher ratio.
    Special Education School
    3200 Pickett Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)489-7464

    Grades: K-12 | 166 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: K-12 | 90 students
  • 1128 New Garden Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336)299-0964

    Grades: PK-12 | 275 students
  • Noble Academy
    Noble Academy Photo - At Noble Academy, students who have felt out of place at other schools find an educational haven. Here, everyone including teachers, staff, and all of the students, understand that everyone is here for a reason and that each individual learns differently than the one next to him. Families consistently report that their student is a much happier individual.
    Special Program Emphasis
    3310 Horse Pen Creek Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336)282-7044

    Grades: 2-12 | 150 students
  • Oak Ridge Military Academy
    Oak Ridge Military Academy Photo - Oak Ridge Military Academy est. 1852
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    2317 Oak Ridge Rd.
    Oak Ridge, NC 27310
    (336)643-4131

    Grades: 7-12 | 84 students
  • 4000 Macgregor Downs Rd
    Greenville, NC 27834
    (252)931-0760

    Grades: PK-12 | 400 students
  • 43 Hart Rd
    Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
    (828)877-4349

    Grades: 10-11 | 26 students
  • Po Box 500
    Patterson, NC 28661
    (828)758-2374

    Grades: 7-12 | 25 students
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