Thales Academy is a K-12 college preparatory network of schools that cultivates virtuous, critical thinking, compassionate individuals. Thales Academy fosters high standards of accountability, academic achievement, and civic responsibility and seeks to deliver the highest quality education at the most affordable tuition rate. Students are well-prepared for success in college and beyond, consistently outranking nationwide peers on standardized tests and mastering skills that last a lifetime.
Thales Academy is committed to making an excellent education affordable for all families, with discounts, payment plans, and scholarships available.
Annual tuition at Thales Academy Knightdale Pre-K-8 is $4,800 (Pre-K), $5,300 (K-5), & $5,500 (6-8).

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 417 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,300
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Thales Academy Knightdale Pre-K-8 ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
417 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Thales Academy Knightdale Pre-K-8 Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Thales Academy students adhere to a simple dress code: Khaki or navy pants, skirts, shorts, or jumpers paired with polo shirts of various colors. More info: https://www.thalesacademy.org/parents/uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$4,800/year (Pre-K); $5300/year (K-5); $5800/Year (6-8) More info: https://www.thalesacademy.org/admissions/tuition-information

School Notes

  • Thales Academy is a K-12 college preparatory network of schools that cultivates virtuous, critical thinking, compassionate individuals. Thales Academy fosters high standards of accountability, academic achievement, and civic responsibility and seeks to deliver the highest quality education at the most affordable tuition rate. Students are well-prepared for success in college and beyond, consistently outranking nationwide peers on standardized tests and mastering skills that last a lifetime. Thales Academy is committed to making an excellent education affordable for all families, with discounts, payment plans, and scholarships available. Annual tuition at Thales Academy Knightdale Pre-K-8 is $4,800 (Pre-K), $5,300 (K-5), & $5,500 (6-8).
Profile last updated: 11/12/2020

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
My daughters have attended Thales WF for 6 years. We've been pleased with the academic rigor and small school environment. The leadership at the WF campus is excellent, and the teachers are caring and knowledgeable.
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5  
Our son is finishing up his Pre-K year at Thales, and we couldn't be happier with the school, teachers, and administrators. We have been so pleased with our son's progress throughout the year. The teachers and administrators do an outstanding job of keeping parents informed. We also love the fact that character development is a high priority at the school and has never worried for a second about the school environment for our child. Our youngest son will be soon follow at Thales and would highly recommend this school to any parents.
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My son just started attending Thales-Apex this year (6th grade) after going to a public school in Wake County. We were very unhappy with the new cc curriculum that NC, along with most other states, adopted. My son always made straight A's until this new curriculum was introduced, at which point he started to really struggle. There was no structure in the public school and the lessons were very unorganized, nor were the students allowed to bring text books home so that parents could help. We finally made the choice to move to a private school and we wanted one that was small where my son wouldn't be just another face. Thales is the perfect size and they are very much like a large "family" where they welcome new students with open arms. The direct instruction is wonderful and very easy for my son to follow and he is back to making straight A's. He has a few struggles from time to time but the teachers will always stay late to help the students or pull them aside during electives for help. There is a lot of homework, which at times can make it hard for him with trying to juggles sports and downtime, but I think it is really good for him. I also love the structure that this school brings, teaching organization and having actual due dates, etc. is very crucial for you kids. We couldn't be happier that we found Thales!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 417 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,300
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Wake County, NC is $9,888 for elementary schools and $12,361 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wake County, NC is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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