Top 20 Best North Carolina Private Schools Belonging to Southern Association of Independent Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 34 private schools belonging to Southern Association of Independent Schools serving 9,663 students in North Carolina. You can also find more schools membership associations in North Carolina.
The top ranked private schools belonging to Southern Association of Independent Schools in North Carolina include Asheville School, Cape Fear Academy and Greensboro Day School.
The average tuition cost is $21,744, which is higher than the North Carolina private school average tuition cost of $10,347.
24% of private schools belonging to Southern Association of Independent Schools in North Carolina are religiously affiliated (most commonly Episcopal and Friends).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging to Southern Association of Independent Schools 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
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.
(13)
1141 Raleigh School Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 546-0788
Grades: NS-5
| 404 students
Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill
Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill Photo - At Trinity School we are convinced that a vibrant Christian faith draws forth a rich and deep education. The Christian education we offer here involves the education of the whole person, created in God's image: We honor the life of the mind through the pursuit of deep understandings. We are a place where bright minds and open hearts meet.
(Christian)
(4)
4011 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 402-8262
Grades: PK-12
| 583 students
Salisbury Academy
Salisbury Academy Photo
(13)
2210 Jake Alexander Blvd N
Salisbury, NC 28147
(704) 636-3002
Grades: NS-12
| 217 students
Asheville School
Asheville School Photo - Asheville School is for those who dare to be extraordinary. It is a privilege to learn and live at Asheville School, a small and special enclave among ancient mountains.
360 Asheville School Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-6345
Grades: 9-12
| 299 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
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
9502 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 846-1100
Grades: NS-12
| n/a 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
| 495 students
Episcopal Day School
(Episcopal)
(7)
340 E Massachusetts Ave
Southern Pines, NC 28387
(910) 692-3492
Grades: PK-5
| 196 students
The Fletcher School
The Fletcher School Photo
Special Education School
8500 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 365-4658
Grades: 1-12
| 273 students
Greensboro Day School
Greensboro Day School Photo
(24)
5041 Lawndale Drive
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 288-8590
Grades: NS-12
| 777 students
Greensboro Montessori School
Greensboro Montessori School Photo - When students love to learn, they love coming to school.
Montessori School
(3)
2856 Horse Pen Creek Rd
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 668-0119
Grades: NS-9
| 264 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
High Point Friends School
High Point Friends School Photo
(Friends)
800-A Quaker Ln
High Point, NC 27262
(336) 886-5516
Grades: NS-8
| n/a students
Hobgood Academy
(1)
201 S Beech St
Hobgood, NC 27843
(252) 826-4116
Grades: PK-12
| 56 students
Oak Ridge Military Academy
Oak Ridge Military Academy Photo - 2019 Homecoming March
(5)
2317 Oak Ridge Rd.
Oak Ridge, NC 27310
(336) 515-8040
Grades: 7-12
| 120 students
Palisades Episcopal School
Palisades Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
(1)
13120 Grand Palisades Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28278
(704) 583-1825
Grades: PK-8
| 266 students
Salem Academy
Salem Academy Photo - For over 250 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
| 74 students
Summit School Inc
Summit School Inc Photo - Summit Library
(3)
2100 Reynolda Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27106
(336) 722-2777
Grades: NS-9
| 545 students
Triangle Day School
4911 Neal Rd
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-8800
Grades: PK-8
| 320 students
2045 N. Old Greensboro Road
High Point, NC 27265
(336) 869-2128
Grades: PK-12
| 459 students
Woodlawn School
Woodlawn School Photo - Stinson Hall as viewed from the Carriage House classroom building
(3)
135 Woodlawn School Loop
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 895-8653
Grades: K-12
| 242 students
Durham Nativity School
Durham Nativity School Photo - Our young men are always striving to be world changers in their community.
All-boys
1004 N. Mangum Street
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 597-7782
Grades: 5-8
| 61 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
Lerner Jewish Community Day School
(Jewish)
(2)
1935 W Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-5517
Grades: NS-5
| 152 students
Mountain Sun Community School
Mountain Sun Community School Photo
Montessori School
299 Andante Lane
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 885-2555
Grades: PK-8
| 122 students
New Garden Friends School
New Garden Friends School Photo
(7)
1128 New Garden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 299-0964
Grades: NS-12
| 256 students
Omni Montessori School
Montessori School
9536 Blakeney Heath Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 541-1326
Grades: PK-9
| 206 students

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