Top 5 Best New Hanover County Private Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 private preschools serving 3,802 students in New Hanover County, NC.
The top ranked private preschools in New Hanover County, NC include Myrtle Grove Christian School, Winter Park Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten and St. Mark Catholic School.
The average acceptance rate is 87%, which is same as the North Carolina private preschool average acceptance rate of 87%.
86% of private preschools in New Hanover County, NC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked New Hanover County Private Preschools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Cape Fear Academy
Cape Fear Academy Photo
(4)
3900 S College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 791-0287
Grades: NS-12
| 717 students
Myrtle Grove Christian School
(Christian)
806 Piner Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 392-2067
Grades: PK-8
| 406 students
St. Mark Catholic School
(Catholic)
1013 Eastwood Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 452-2800
Grades: PK-8
| 536 students
St. Mary Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
217 South 4th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-5491
Grades: PK-8
| 167 students
Wilmington Christian Academy
Wilmington Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(1)
1401 N College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 791-4248
Grades: NS-12
| 1,099 students
Winter Park Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
4700 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 799-2029
Grades: NS-PK
| 140 students
Calvary Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
423 N. 23rd Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 343-1565
Grades: PK-12
| 84 students
The Children's Schoolhouse Montessori Preschool Of Wilmington
The Children's Schoolhouse Montessori Preschool Of Wilmington Photo
Montessori School (Christian)
612 S College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 799-1531
Grades: NS
| 55 students
Friends School Of Wilmington
Friends School Of Wilmington Photo
(Friends)
5814 Camellia Lane
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 792-1811
Grades: PK-8
| 188 students
Noah's Ark Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
1501 Beasley Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 395-0059
Grades: PK-K
| 94 students
Peace Rose Montessori School
Montessori School
2173 Wrightsville Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 769-2812
Grades: PK-5
| 74 students
Pine Valley UMC Wee Care Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
3788 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 791-9824
Grades: NS-K
| 136 students
St. James Day School
Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
25 S 3rd St
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-7537
Grades: PK-K
| 101 students
Yahweh Center School
Special Education School (Christian)
Po Box 10399
Wilmington, NC 28404
(910) 675-3533
Grades: PK
| 5 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in New Hanover County, North Carolina

New Hanover County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4915 Oriole Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 392-7007
Grades: PK-6
| 112 students
King's Memorial Christian Academy (Closed 2000)
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
1380 N College Road
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 799-8157
Grades: NS-K
| 55 students
1306 Floyal Parkway
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 791-6217
Grades: PK-K
| 9 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private preschools in New Hanover County, NC?
The top ranked private preschools in New Hanover County, NC include Myrtle Grove Christian School, Winter Park Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten and St. Mark Catholic School.
How many private preschools are located in New Hanover County, NC?
14 private preschools are located in New Hanover County, NC.
How diverse are private preschools in New Hanover County, NC?
New Hanover County, NC private preschools are approximately 7% minority students, which is lower than the North Carolina private school average of 23%.
What percentage of private preschools are religiously affiliated in New Hanover County, NC?
86% of private preschools in New Hanover County, NC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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