Top 20 Best Raleigh Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 53 private schools serving 13,193 students in Raleigh, NC (there are 105 public schools, serving 68,016 public students). 16% of all K-12 students in Raleigh, NC are educated in private schools compared to the NC state average of 7%.
The best top ranked private schools in Raleigh, NC include The Unity School, Wake Christian Academy and The Raleigh School.
The average tuition cost is $12,045, which is higher than the North Carolina private school average tuition cost of $9,670.
47% of private schools in Raleigh, NC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Raleigh Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
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
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
Trinity Academy
Trinity Academy Photo - Innovative Classical Learning in an Authentic Christian Community
(Christian)
(3)
10224 Baileywick Rd
Raleigh, NC 27613
(919) 786-0114
Grades: PK-12
| 536 students
The Unity School
The Unity School Photo
Waldorf School
(2)
1725 N New Hope Rd
Raleigh, NC 27604
(919) 238-9201
Grades: PK-3
| n/a students
Wake Christian Academy
Wake Christian Academy Photo - Located in Raleigh, N.C., we`ve been one of Wake County`s leading private Christian schools for more than 50 years. While we`re known for our strong K-12 academic program, dedicated faculty and staff, and winning fine arts and athletic programs, we`re first and foremost a Christ-centered school. We invite you to discover Wake Christian Academy for yourself!
(Christian)
(9)
5500 Wake Academy Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 772-6264
Grades: K-12
| 891 students
10200 Strickland Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 847-3120
Grades: NS-5
| 145 students
Fusion Academy Raleigh
Fusion Academy Raleigh Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. Students have different teachers for different subjects, and teachers act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Alternative School
2148 Blue Bridge Road, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 635-8915
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Adventist Christian Academy of Raleigh
Adventist Christian Academy of Raleigh Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(9)
4805 Dillard Dr
Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 233-1300
Grades: PK-10
| 109 students
Al-iman School
Al-iman School Photo - Al-Iman School Elementary Building
(Islamic)
3020 Ligon St
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 821-1699
Grades: PK-8
| 271 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
Cardinal Gibbons High School
(Catholic)
1401 Edwards Mill Rd
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 834-1625
Grades: 9-12
| 1,565 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 Franciscan School
(Catholic)
(2)
10000 Saint Francis Drive
Raleigh, NC 27613
(919) 534-4840
Grades: K-8
| 561 students
Friendship Christian School
(Baptist)
5510 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 872-2133
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
GRACE Christian School
GRACE Christian School Photo - GRACE is a K-12 dual accredited Christian School that has been educating students in the Raleigh area for more than 32 years. When families are asked what they like best about GRACE Christian School, overwhelmingly their responses include the words, loving, caring, community, and academically challenging."
(Christian)
(1)
801 & 1101 Buck Jones Road
Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 747-2020
Grades: PK-12
| 776 students
Montessori School Of Raleigh
Montessori School Of Raleigh Photo - The Montessori School of Raleigh
Montessori School
(5)
7005 Lead Mine Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 848-1545
Grades: NS-12
| 365 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
| 321 students
North Raleigh Christian Academy
North Raleigh Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(2)
7300 Perry Creek Road
Raleigh, NC 27616
(919) 573-7900
Grades: PK-12
| 1,432 students
Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic School
Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
2710 Overbrook Dr
Raleigh, NC 27608
(919) 861-4610
Grades: K-8
| 477 students
Raleigh Christian Academy
(Christian)
2110 Trawick Rd
Raleigh, NC 27604
(919) 872-2215
Grades: NS-12
| 273 students
Ravenscroft
Ravenscroft Photo - Founded in 1862, Ravenscroft has a 135-acre campus nestled in the heart of North Raleigh. Our extraordinary facilities include: dedicated library for Lower School; Middle and Upper School Library & Technology Center; Fine Arts Center with a gallery space, a 460-seat theatre and a 200-seat flexible performance space; 13 science labs; a 350-seat Dining Hall; and a Health Center.
(15)
7409 Falls Of Neuse Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 847-0900
Grades: PK-12
| 1,233 students
St. David's School
St. David's School Photo
(Episcopal)
(2)
3400 White Oak Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 782-3331
Grades: PK-12
| 606 students
Saint Raphael Catholic School
(Catholic)
5815 Falls of the Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 865-5750
Grades: PK-8
| 414 students
St. Timothy's School
St. Timothy's School Photo
(Episcopal)
(8)
4523 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 787-3011
Grades: NS-8
| 581 students
8151 Town Drive
Raleigh, NC 27616
(919) 882-2320
Grades: PK-8
| 430 students
An-noor School
(Islamic)
808 Atwater St
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 834-9537
Grades: 3-8
| 65 students
Bonner Academy
6216 Hunter St
Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 291-8446
Grades: NS-12
| 11 students
Cathedral School
(Catholic)
204 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 832-4711
Grades: PK-8
| 243 students
Christian Life Academy
(Christian)
6551 Meridian Dr 131
Raleigh, NC 27616
(919) 414-9449
Grades: PK-11
| 29 students
Copperfield KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
2300 Spring Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 954-7662
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Durant Road KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
10350 Durant Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 846-2424
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Falls Lake KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
1590 Dunn Rd
Raleigh, NC 27614
(919) 821-2261
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Follow the Child Montessori School
Follow the Child Montessori School Photo - Math work in the 3-6 classroom (skip counting, ex: 2-4-6-8...)
Montessori School
(2)
3601 Harden Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 755-1150
Grades: PK-6
| 197 students
Gethsemane Christian Sda Junior Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
2523 Sanderford Rd
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919) 833-1844
Grades: K-6
| 15 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
6600 Creedmoor Road
Raleigh, NC 27613
(919) 787-5002
Grades: NS-K
| n/a students
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[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Stevens Prep Academy (Closed 2017)
Special Program Emphasis
901 Oak Creek Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 846-0118
Grades: 3-12
| 17 students
3330 Idlewood Village Drive
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919) 829-6239
Grades: PK-5
| 227 students

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