Top 20 Best North Carolina Nonsectarian Private Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 231 nonsectarian private schools in North Carolina. You can also find more religiously affiliated schools in North Carolina.
The best top ranked nonsectarian private schools in North Carolina include The Studio School of Durham, Salem Academy and Greensboro Day School.

Top Ranked Nonsectarian Private Schools in North Carolina (2022)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Greensboro Day School
Greensboro Day School Photo - Campus
(24)
5041 Lawndale Drive
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 288-8590
Grades: NS-12
| 777 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
The Raleigh School
The Raleigh School Photo - At the elementary school, we engage children's hands, hearts and minds every day — in the classroom as well as in our many outdoor spaces. Using an inquiry-based approach, our teachers help build critical and creative thinking skills.
(12)
1141 Raleigh School Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 546-0788
Grades: NS-5
| 404 students
Salem Academy
Salem Academy Photo - For over 240 years, Salem Academy has been helping girls transform into exceptional women!
All-girls
(2)
601 South Church Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101
(336) 721-2643
Grades: 9-12
| 70 students
1201 W Woodcroft Parkway
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 967-2700
Grades: K-6
| 34 students
10200 Strickland Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 847-3120
Grades: NS-5
| 145 students
130 Towne Village Dr
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 319-9622
Grades: PK-6
| 140 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
Pinewoods Montessori School
Pinewoods Montessori School Photo - An elementary student doing her math work using Montessori materials. The Montessori math curriculum includes using concrete methods of learning abstract concepts.
Montessori School
(16)
109 Millstone Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278
(919) 644-2090
Grades: PK-6
| 120 students
Salisbury Academy
Salisbury Academy Photo
(12)
2210 Jake Alexander Blvd N
Salisbury, NC 28147
(704) 636-3002
Grades: PK-8
| 209 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
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
Atlas International School
Atlas International School Photo - Spring Fling 2019 at Atlas School. In addition to a strong emphasis on health (two recesses a day and no sugar on site), we have a 6:1 student to teacher ratio!
(7)
4112 Garland Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 623-2323
Grades: NS-8
| 60 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
| 1,011 students
Cape Fear Academy
Cape Fear Academy Photo
(3)
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
Cary Academy
(1)
1500 N Harrison Avenue
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 677-3873
Grades: 6-12
| 765 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
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
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) 416-9420
Grades: PK-8
| 490 students
Durham Academy
3501 Ridge Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 493-5787
Grades: PK-12
| 1,233 students
3116 Academy Rd
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-9118
Grades: 5-8
| 379 students
Emerson Waldorf School
Emerson Waldorf School Photo - 4th grade
Waldorf School
(9)
6211 New Jericho Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 967-1858
Grades: NS-12
| 287 students
Fayetteville Academy
Fayetteville Academy Photo - The Fayetteville Academy Boys' Soccer Team - The 2012 NCISAA 2A State Champions!
(5)
3200 Cliffdale Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(910) 868-5131
Grades: PK-12
| 384 students
First Impressions Academy
First Impressions Academy Photo - Our Preschool Building
Special Program Emphasis
6965 NEXUS CT
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 339-0524
Grades: PK-8
| 294 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
The Fletcher School
The Fletcher School Photo
Special Education School
8500 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 365-4658
Grades: K-12
| 263 students
Forsyth Country Day School
Forsyth Country Day School Photo
(2)
5501 Shallowford Road, Lewisville
Lewisville, NC 27023
(336) 945-3151
Grades: NS-12
| 823 students
Gaston Day School
Gaston Day School Photo - Pamela Kimbrell Warlick Performing Arts Center
(3)
2001 Gaston Day School Road
Gastonia, NC 28056
(704) 864-7744
Grades: NS-12
| 500 students
Greenfield School
Greenfield School Photo
3351 Nc Highway 42 W
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 237-8046
Grades: PK-12
| 304 students
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