Updated by Katie Moosbrugger

If you are considering a private school for your child, there are many factors to consider. Are the academics top-notch? Are the classes a good size? What are the experiences of the teachers? Is the school small enough? Big enough? Does it offer religious education? Is the athletic program strong? And the questions can go on and on and on.

Fortunately there are numerous great private schools within the Triad. In an attempt to help you narrow down your choices and find a good match for your family, we compiled a list of schools in all three major cities of the Triad recommended by our readers.  The best part is that we can update this list at any time. So if there is a school we did not include, let us know! Or if the statistics below have changed, email me at Katie@TriadMomsOnMain.com!

We hope this list is a good start for you. Find out more about each school by visiting their website, and be sure to check our TMoM event calendar for upcoming Open Houses.

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Greensboro, Burlington & Surrounding Areas
High Point, Kernersville & Surrounding Areas
Winston-Salem & Surrounding Areas

Greensboro, Burlington & Surrounding Areas

B’nai Shalom Day School

Address: 804A Winview Drive, Greensboro, NC 27410
Website: http://www.bnai-shalom.org/
Orientation: Jewish
Type: Preschool/Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Preschool starting at 3 months through 8th Grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 132

Bradford Academy

Address: 939 S. Third Street, Mebane, NC  27302
Website: www.bradfordacademy.org
Type of school: Classical, Christian
Grades offered: Transitional Kindergarten – 12th grade, Afterschool care available
Transitional Kindergarten: (4 yrs by Oct 15th) – half day, 3-day and 5-day option
Kindergarten: Offers both half and full day program, 5 days a week
Number of students: 173
Number of full time equiv. teachers: 14
Student/teacher ratio:  12:1

Burlington Christian Academy

Address: 621 E. Sixth Street, Burlington, NC  27215
Website: www.bcaroyals.com
Type of School: Private Christian School
Grades Offered: PreK (3 yr. olds) – 12th grade; Pre-School full-time and part-time options
Kindergarten: full day (5 days per week)
Number of Students: Approximately 667 students; Kindergarten  (16-20 in class w/ teacher & assistant); 1st grade  (16-21 in class w/ teacher & assistant); 2nd grade- HS  (16-21 in class)   (2nd grade has a shared assistant)
Number of full time equiv. teachers:  60
Student teacher ratio: PreK (15-18 in class w/ teacher & assistant)

Caldwell Academy

Address: 2900 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410
Website: http://caldwellacademy.com
Orientation: Christian
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Preschool to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 790
Full-time Faculty Members: 75
Student/Teacher Ratio: 9:1

Canterbury School

Address: 5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road, Greensboro, NC 27455
Website: www.canterburygso.org
Orientation: Episcopal
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: PreK to 8
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 350
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 48
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1

Greensboro Day School

Address: 5401 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455
Website: www.greensboroday.org
Orientation: Nonsectarian
Type: Preschool/Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: 2 years old to 12th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 750
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 135
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Greensboro Montessori School

Address: 2856 Horse Pen Creek Road, Greensboro
Website: http://www.gms.org/
Phone: (336) 668.0119
Contact: Rhea Egbert
Email: rhea.egbert@thegms.org 
Ages: 18 mos – 9th grade
Hours: Half-day, academic-day, and full-day options available
Days per Week: 3- or 5-day options for toddlers; all others 5 days per week
Year Round: options available
Number of Students: 235
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:6 for Toddlers classrooms, all others 1:12

Faith Christian Academy

Address: 512 Kivett Dairy Road, McLeansville, NC 27301-9400
Website: www.FaithCA.com
Orientation: Christian
Type: Preschool/Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Birth to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 100
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10:1

New Garden Friends School

Address: 1128 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
Website: www.ngfs.org
Orientation: Quaker, but open to all
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Preschool, Pre-K to 12th Grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 285
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 45
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Noble Academy

Address: 3310 Horse Pen Creek Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
Website: www.nobleknights.org
Orientation: Nonsectarian
Type: ADHD and Learning Differences
Grades: 2 to 12
Students: 150
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 23
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School

Address: 201 S. Chapman Street, Greensboro, NC 27403  336-275-1522
Website: www.olgsch.org                                                                                                                                            Orientation: Catholic Parish School                                                                                                                                            Type: PreK, Elementary & Middle School
Grades: 3 & 4 year old PreK (half & full day offered) through 8th grade; special needs programs available
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 243
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 21, 5 part time, 8 assistants (Pre-K to 5)
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1 for PreK-3 / 9:1 for PreK-4 / 11:1 for K-8

Shining Light Academy

Address: 4530 W Wendover Ave, Greensboro, NC 27409
Website: www.slanc.org
Orientation: Baptist
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 134
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 16.3
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.6

St. Pius X Catholic School

Address: 2200 N. Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27408
Website: www.spxschool.com
Orientation: Roman Catholic / All faiths welcome
Type: Primary/Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K through 8
Pre-K: Full-day – 5 days/week
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 455
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 31
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15 : 1

The Burlington School

Address: 1615 Greenwood Terrace, Burlington, NC 27215
Website: www.theburlingtonschool.org
Type of school: Independent Private School
Grades offered: Preschool 3-12
Kindergarten: full day, including Transitional Kindergarten
Number of students: 360
Number of full time equiv. teachers: 50
Student/teacher ratio: 20:1

Vandalia Christian School

Address: 3919 Pleasant Garden Rd, Greensboro, NC 27406
Website: http://vandaliachristian.com/
Orientation: Baptist
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 600
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 39.9
Student/Teacher Ratio: 17.9

High Point, Kernersville & Surrounding Areas

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School

Address: 1725 NC 66 South, Kernersville, NC 27284
Website: www.bmhs.us
Type of school: College Prep; All faiths welcome
Grades offered: 9th -12th grade
Number of students: 450
Faculty and Staff: 68
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10 teachers to 1 student

Hayworth Christian School

Address: 1696 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262
Website: http://www.hayworth.info/
Orientation: Christian
County: Guilford
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 89
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 12
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10:1

High Point Christian Academy

Address: 800 Phillips Avenue, High Point, NC 27262
Website: www.hpcacougars.org
Orientation: Baptist
County: Guilford
Type: Preschool, Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day (8:00-2:15) – 5 days/week
Students: 655
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 77.4
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1

High Point Friends School

Address: 800A Quaker Lane, High Point, NC 27262
Website: www.hpfs.org
Orientation: Quaker
County: Guilford
Type: Preschool, Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Preschool to 8th
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 200
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 17; Part-time Equiv. Teachers: 8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12:1

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School

Address: 4145 Johnson Street, High Point, NC 27265
Website: http://www.ihm-school.com/
Orientation: Roman Catholic/All faiths welcome
County: Guilford
Grades: Pre-K (4 yr old) to 8th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 191
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 19
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

The Piedmont School

Address: 815 Old Mill Road. High Point, NC 27265
Website: www.thepiedmontschool.com
Orientation: Nonsectarian
County: Guilford
Type: ADHD and Learning Differences
Grades: K to 12th
Library/Media Center: YES
Students: 95
Full time teachers: 17
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1 core classes; 12:1 block classes

Triad Baptist Christian Academy

Address: 1175 South Main Street, Kernersville, NC 27284
Website: www.tbcanow.org
Type of school: Classical, Christian
Grades offered: Preschool – 12th grade, Afterschool care available
Kindergarten: Offers full day program, 5 days a week
Number of students: 335
Number of full time equiv. teachers: 25

Tri-City Christian Academy

Address: 800 Clinard Farms Rd, High Point, NC 27265
Website: www.tricityschool.com
Orientation: Seventh-Day Adventist
County: Guilford
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 182
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 14
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.5

Wesleyan Christian Academy

Address: 1917 N Centennial Street, High Point, NC
Website: www.wesed.org
Orientation: Christian / Wesleyan Affiliated
County: Guilford
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: K-12
Kindergarten: Full Day; 5 days/week
Students: 975
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 87
Student/Teacher Ratio: 11:1

Westchester Country Day School

Address: 2045 N. Old Greensboro Rd, High Point, NC 27265
Website: www.westchestercds.org
Orientation: Nonsectarian
County: Davidson
Type: Elementary/ (Co-ed)
Grades: PreK to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 428
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 52
Student/Teacher Ratio: 18:1

Winston-Salem & Surrounding Areas

Calvary Day School

Address: 134 S. Peace Haven Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Website: http://www.calvaryday.school/
Orientation: Baptist/Christian
Type: Preschool/Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: 2 year-old Preschool through 12th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 618
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 52
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:12

Forsyth Country Day School

Address: 5501 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, NC 27023
Website: www.fcds.org, Facebook page
Type: independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory
Contact: Ashley Verwoerdt, Director of Admission, ashleyverwoerdt@fcds.org
Grades: Year-round preschool (ages 2-5), Grades K-12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 700
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 165
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14:1

Montessori School of Winston-Salem

Address: 6050 Holder Road, Clemmons 27012
Phone: (336) 766.5550
Website: https://www.wsmontessori.org/
Contact: Brittney Biggs, Director of Admissions
Email: brittneybiggs@wsmontessori.org
Ages: 18 months – 9th grade
Hours: 7:30am – 6pm; ½ & full day programs, plus before/after school care
Days per Week: Monday-Friday
School Year: August-June
Summer Program: June – August (7 weeks)
Number of Students: 200
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:6 (toddlers), 1:12

Our Lady of Mercy School

Address: 1730 Link Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Website: www.ourladyofmercyschool.org
Phone: 336.722.7204
Orientation:
Roman Catholic
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K 5 star licensed half-day/full-day program to 8th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 205
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 12; 6 part time; 5 TA
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Redeemer School

Address: 1013 Melrose Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Website: www.redeemerschool.org
Orientation: Christian
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Transitional Kindergarten, traditional Kindergarten, Grades 1 through 8
Kindergarten: Half-day – 5 days/week
Students: 200
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 12.6
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10:1 for TK with an assistant; 12:1 for K-5th grades (K-1st have part time assistants); 20:1 for 6-8 grades

Salem Academy

Address: 500 E. Salem Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Website: www.salemacademy.com
Orientation: College Preparatory day and boarding school for young women
Type: Secondary (All girls)
Grades: 9th  to 12th grades
Students: 140
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 41
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1

Salem Baptist Christian School

Address: 429 S. Broad Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Website: http://www.salemvikings.org/
Orientation: Baptist
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 365
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 35
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10:0

Salem Montessori School

Address: 529 S. Church Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Website: www.salem-montessori.org
Orientation: Christian, but open to all
Type: Montessori (Co-ed)
Grades: Infant/Parent Class, Classes for 16 months to Kindergarten
Kindergarten: Half-day – 3 and 5 days/week
Students: 70
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 4.5
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:2 16 months to 2 years; 10:2 2-3 years; 20:2 3-6 years

St. John’s Lutheran Day School

Address: 2415 Silas Creek Pkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Website: http://stjohnsfalcons.org
Orientation: Lutheran – Missouri Synod
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Preschool – 8th
Kindergarten: Full and Half-day – 5 days/week
Students: 140
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 13.5
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10:4

St. Leo Catholic School

Address: 333 Springdale Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Website: www.stleocatholic.com
Orientation: Roman Catholic/All are welcome
Type: Elementary(Co-ed)
Grades: Prekindergarten (4-year-old) through 8th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 208
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 17
Student/Teacher Ratio: 11:1

Summit School

Address: 2100 Reynolda Road. Winston-Salem NC 27106
Website: www.summitschool.com
Orientation: non-sectarian
Type: Elementary, Co-ed
Grades: 3-year-olds through grade 9
Kindergarten: 8:15 – 1:30, 5 days a week
Students: 636
Full-time Employees: 115
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Woodland Baptist Christian School

Address: 1175 Bethania Rural Hall Road, Winston Salem, NC 27106
Website: www.wbcseagles.com
Orientation: Baptist
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 219
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 25.1
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8.7

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