Top 20 Best North Carolina Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 58 private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) serving 25,273 students in North Carolina. You can also find more schools membership associations in North Carolina.
The best top ranked belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) private schools in North Carolina include Noble Academy, Hill Learning Center and Saint Mary's School.
The average tuition cost is $22,093, which is higher than the North Carolina private school average tuition cost of $10,456.
31% of private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) in North Carolina are religiously affiliated (most commonly Episcopal and Christian).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in North Carolina (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Hill Learning Center
Hill Learning Center Photo - Hill Learning Center's campus is located at 3200 Pickett Road in Durham.
Special Education School
(2)
3200 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 489-7464
Grades: 1-12
| 166 students
Noble Academy
Noble Academy Photo - Twice a year families meet with their child's teachers to discuss progress, MAP test scores, and to learn more about their lives. Students in grades 7-12 also complete a presentation in the conference noting their learning difference and best learning style.
Special Education School
(1)
3310 Horse Pen Creek Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 282-7044
Grades: 2-12
| 155 students
Saint Mary's School
Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School, an all-girls, Episcopal, college preparatory, boarding and day high school located on a 23-acre, historic campus in the heart of Raleigh, N.C. More at www.sms.edu.
All-girls (Episcopal)
(2)
900 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 424-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 312 students
HOPE Academy
HOPE Academy Photo - HOPE Academy is an AdvancEd accredited Kindergarten through 12th grade University Model School serving the Concord and Greater Charlotte North Carolina areas. In this unique hybrid school parents are supported with professional instruction and curriculum for both in-class and at-home learning.
(Christian)
(9)
7655 Bruton Smith Boulevard
Concord, NC 28027
(704) 999-2436
Grades: K-12
| 241 students
1901 Dobbs Farm Road
Kinston, NC 28504
(252) 522-4222
Grades: PK-12
| 727 students
Asheville School
Asheville School Photo - Asheville School. An Education for an Inspired Life.
360 Asheville School Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-6345
Grades: 9-12
| 295 students
Asheville School
Asheville School Photo - Global Connections: Clocking thousands of miles and amassing dozens of passport stamps, students from 25 countries call this place their home away from home. As we converge on campus each fall, our minds and perspectives expand alongside classmates from every corner of the globe.
360 Asheville School Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-6345
Grades: 9-12
| 290 students
Bnai Shalom Day School
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
(1)
804-A Winview Dr
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 855-5091
Grades: NS-8
| 150 students
The Burlington School
The Burlington School Photo - Our Upper School Choral Singers in Vienna, Austria, where they observed foreign art and culture, and sang before an international audience!
(8)
1615 Greenwood Terrace
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 228-0296
Grades: PK-12
| 385 students
Cannon School
Cannon School Photo
5801 Poplar Tent Rd
Concord, NC 28027
(704) 786-8171
Grades: PK-12
| 1,039 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)
(4)
5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 288-2007
Grades: NS-8
| 318 students
Cape Fear Academy
Cape Fear Academy Photo
(4)
3900 S College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 791-0287
Grades: NS-12
| 717 students
Carolina Day School
Carolina Day School Photo
(1)
1345 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 407-4442
Grades: PK-12
| 612 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: PK-12
| 517 students
Cary Academy
(1)
1500 N Harrison Avenue
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 228-4530
Grades: 6-12
| 778 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
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
| 293 students
Davidson Day School
Davidson Day School Photo
750 Jetton Street
Davidson, NC 28036
(704) 237-5200
Grades: PK-12
| 448 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) 768-9035
Grades: PK-8
| 482 students
Durham Academy
3501 Ridge Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 489-3400
Grades: PK-12
| 1,233 students
Fayetteville Academy
Fayetteville Academy Photo - The Fayetteville Academy Boys' Soccer Team - The 2012 NCISAA 2A State Champions!
(7)
3200 Cliffdale Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(910) 868-5131
Grades: PK-12
| 388 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
| 131 students
Forsyth Country Day School
Forsyth Country Day School Photo
(2)
5501 Shallowford Road, Lewisville
Lewisville, NC 27023
(336) 945-3151
Grades: NS-12
| 924 students
Gaston Day School
Gaston Day School Photo - Pamela Kimbrell Warlick Performing Arts Center
(4)
2001 Gaston Day School Road
Gastonia, NC 28056
(704) 864-7744
Grades: NS-12
| 500 students
Greensboro Day School
Greensboro Day School Photo
(24)
5041 Lawndale Drive
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 288-8590
Grades: NS-12
| 777 students
Hanger Hall School
Hanger Hall School Photo
All-girls
64 W T Weaver Boulevard
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 258-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 84 students
Hickory Day School
Hickory Day School Photo - Mayor Rudy Wright came to speak about different types of government.
(2)
2535 21st Avenue NE
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 256-9492
Grades: K-8
| 141 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
| 532 students
The Nest Academy
Alternative School
6824 Democracy Drive
Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 493-7043
Grades: K-12
| 50 students
Neuse Christian Academy
Neuse Christian Academy Photo - High School Chorus
(Baptist)
7600 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 844-6496
Grades: K-12
| 360 students
New Garden Friends School
New Garden Friends School Photo
(7)
1128 New Garden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 299-0964
Grades: NS-12
| 275 students
The O'Neal School
The O'Neal School Photo - A comment from a parent survey states, "It's the sense of community that allows for education to be more... natural and organic somehow. - students learn when they're comfortable. It all goes hand in hand."
(7)
3300 Airport Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387
(910) 692-6920
Grades: PK-12
| 539 students
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