By TMoM Team Member Brooke Coley

This private school directory is sponsored by Calvary Day School. Calvary Day School has a passion and a commitment to provide an encouraging, safe, and engaging school community. Students, from preschool through high school, are challenged to fulfill their God-given potential, develop strong character, and impact the world for Christ.

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

Fortunately there are numerous great private schools within the Triad. Therefore, in an attempt to help find a good match for your family, we compiled a list of private schools recommended by our readers. We can update this list at any time, so if there is a private school we did not include, or if the statistics below have changed, please email Suzy to let us know.

Find out more about each private school by visiting their website, and be sure to check our TMoM event calendar for upcoming Open Houses.

Click on each to go immediately to the following categories:
Greensboro, Burlington & Surrounding Areas
High Point, Kernersville & Surrounding Areas
Winston-Salem & Surrounding Areas

Private Schools in Greensboro/Burlington Areas

Beacon Academy

Address: 8430 Southard Rd, Stokesdale, NC 27358
Type of School: Montessori preschool, Acton elementary school
Orientation: Non-denominational Christian, but open to all
Contact: Meredith Carlton, Founder
Ages: 3-12 years
Hours: Half day and full-day preschool options, full-day elementary school
Days per week: Monday – Thursday
Year Round: No
Number of Students: 15
Number of Teachers: 4
Projected Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1 in preschool, and 15:1 in elementary

B’nai Shalom Day School

Address: 804-A Winview Drive, Greensboro, NC 27410
Contact: Eva Turner, Director of Advancement (
Orientation: Jewish
Type: Preschool/Elementary/Secondary (Co-Ed)
Grades: Preschool starting at 8 weeks through 8th grade
Kindergarten: Full day (5 days per week)
Students: 163

Bradford Academy

Address: 939 S. Third Street, Mebane, NC  27302
Contact: Amy Fairchild, parent ambassador; email:; phone: (919) 563-9001
Type of school: Classical, Christian
Grades offered: Transitional Kindergarten – 12th grade, Afterschool care available
Transitional Kindergarten: (4 yrs by Aug. 31st) – half day, 3-day and 5-day option
Kindergarten: Offers both half and full day program, 5 days a week
Number of students: approx. 220
Number of full time equiv. teachers: 21
Student/teacher ratio:  12:1

Burlington Christian Academy

Address: 621 E. Sixth Street, Burlington, NC  27215
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: 830
Number of full time equiv. teachers: 80
Student teacher ratio: PreK (15-18 in class w/ teacher & assistant)

Caldwell Academy

Address: 2900 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410
Contact: Summer Carrol; email
Orientation: Christian
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Preschool to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 550
Full-time Faculty Members: 51
Student/Teacher Ratio: 9:1

Canterbury School

Address: 5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road, Greensboro, NC 27455
Contact: Caroline Walker, Director of Admissions; email:; phone: 336-288-2007
Orientation: Episcopal, but open to all
Type: Early Childhood/Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: 3s to 8th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 325
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 47
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1

Faith Christian Academy

Address: 512 Kivett Dairy Road, McLeansville, NC 27301-9400
Contact: Alyssa Saunders, Assistant Principal; email:
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

Greensboro Day School

Address: 5401 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455
Contact: Crissy Anderson, Director of Admission and Enrollment;; phone: 336.288.8590
Orientation: Nonsectarian
Type: Preschool/Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: 2 years old to 12th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 925
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 135
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Greensboro Montessori School

Address: 2856 Horse Pen Creek Road, Greensboro
Phone: (336) 668.0119
Contact: Rhea Egbert
Ages: 18 months old – 9th grade
Type: Preschool, Elementary, Junior High
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: 260
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:6 for Toddlers classrooms, all others 1:12

New Garden Friends School

Address: Lower School at 1128 New Garden Road Greensboro NC 27410 and Upper and Middle School at 2015 Pleasant Ridge Road Greensboro NC 27410
Contact: Chris Skidmore, Director of Admission
Schedule a Tour:
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
Contact: Christy Avent, Director of Enrollment; email:
Orientation: Nonsectarian
Type: ADHD and Learning Differences
Grades: 2 to 12
Students: 160
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 30
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School

Address: 201 S. Chapman Street, Greensboro, NC 27403  336-275-1522
Contact: Paola Scilinguo-Mendoza, Director of Admissions and Marketing; email:
Orientation: Catholic Parish School
Type: PreK, Elementary & Middle School
Grades: 3 & 4 year old PreK through 8th grade; Special Education Programs programs available
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 240
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 22, 4 part time, 7 assistants (Pre-K to 5)
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1 for PreK-3 & 4 / 12:1 for K-8

Providence: A Christian Montessori Community

Address:2307 Eric Lane, Burlington 27215 (As of March 2021)
Contact: Denise Marti; email:; phone: (336) 350-9181
Ages: 18 months – 18 years
Hours: Half-day, academic-day, and full-day options available
Days per Week: 5 days per week
Year Round: options available
Number of Students: 100
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:6 for Toddlers classrooms, all others 1:12

Shining Light Academy

Address: 4530 W Wendover Ave, Greensboro, NC 27409
Contact: Gayle Queen, email:
Orientation: Baptist
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 144
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 16.3
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14:6

St. Pius X Catholic School

Address: 2200 N. Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27408
Contact: Lisa Costello, Director of Admissions.
Type: Primary/Elementary/Middle – we are a Pre-K through 8th grade school
Grades: Pre-K through 8
Pre-K: We now offer full-time and part-time Pre-K, 5 days a week
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 430
Full-time Equiv. Teachers and Assistants: 29
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:8

The Burlington School

Address: 1615 Greenwood Terrace, Burlington, NC 27215
Contact: J.B. Tanner, Director of Admissions; email:; phone: 336-228-0296
Schedule a Personal Tour:
Type of school: Independent Private School
Grades offered: Preschool 3, Preschool 4, K – 12
Kindergarten: Full Day, after school program optional
Number of students: 404
Number of full time equiv. teachers: 50
Average class size: Lower School (15), Middle School (19), Upper School (12)

Vandalia Christian School

Address: 3919 Pleasant Garden Rd, Greensboro, NC 27406
Contact: Jan James, Secretary to Administrator; email:; phone: 336-379-8380, Ext. 10
Orientation: Baptist
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 400
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 39.9
Student/Teacher Ratio: 17.9

Independent Schools in High Point/Kernersville Areas

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School

Address: 1725 NC 66 South, Kernersville, NC 27284
Contact: Kim Knox, Director of Admissions, 336.564.1011
Type of school: College Prep Catholic School; all Faiths Welcome
Grades offered: 9th -12th grade
Number of students: 460
Faculty and Staff: 52
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8 teachers to 1 student

Hayworth Christian School

Address: 1696 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262
Contact: Steven Sikkenga, Principal; (336) 882-3126
Orientation: Christian
County: Guilford
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 95
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 17
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1

High Point Christian Academy

Address: 800 Phillips Avenue, High Point, NC 27262
Contact: Jennifer Lambert, Advancement Director:
Orientation: Baptist
County: Guilford
Type: Preschool, Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Preschool through 12th Grade
Kindergarten: Full-day (8:00-2:15) – 5 days/week
Students: 820
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 77.4
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1

High Point Friends School

Address: 800A Quaker Lane, High Point, NC 27262
Contact: Saja Montague, Director of Admissions and Advancement; email
Orientation: Quaker
County: Guilford
Type: Preschool, Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Early School to 8th
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 200
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 17; Part-time Equiv. Teachers: 8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School

Address: 4145 Johnson Street, High Point, NC 27265
Contact: Principal RyanSchnaith-Ivan; 336-887-2613,
Orientation: Roman Catholic/All faiths welcome
County: Guilford
Grades: Pre-K (4 yr old) to 8th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 254
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 32
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

The Piedmont School

Address: 815 Old Mill Road. High Point, NC 27265
Contact: Kori Mackall, M.Ed, Director of Development & Communications; email:
Orientation: Nonsectarian
County: Guilford
Type: ADHD and Learning Differences
Grades: K to 12th
Library/Media Center: YES
Students: 80
Full time teachers: 16
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1 core classes; 12:1 block classes

Triad Baptist Christian Academy

Address: 1175 South Main Street, Kernersville, NC 27284
Contact: Email: ; Phone: (336)996-7573 ext 112
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: 33

Tri-City Christian Academy

Address: 800 Clinard Farms Rd, High Point, NC 27265
Contact: Joseline Hernandez; email:
Orientation: Seventh-Day Adventist
County: Guilford
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 188
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 14
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.5

Wesleyan Christian Academy

Address: 1917 N Centennial Street, High Point, NC
Contact: / 336.884.3333 /
Orientation: Christian
County: Guilford
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: TK-12
Kindergarten: Full Day; 5 days/week
Students: 1033
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 128
Student/Teacher Ratio:  19/1

Westchester Country Day School

Address: 2045 N. Old Greensboro Rd, High Point, NC 27265
Orientation: Nonsectarian
County: Davidson
Type: Elementary/ Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: PreK to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 429
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 53
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1

Private Schools in Winston-Salem and Surrounding Areas

Calvary Day School

Address: 134 S. Peace Haven Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Orientation: Baptist/Christian
Type: Preschool/Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: 2 year-old Preschool through 12th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 886
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 52
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:16

Expedition: An Acton Academy

Address: 1333 Foxglove Lake Drive Yadkinville, NC 27055
County: Yadkin
Type: Learner-driven, year-round micro school for the 21st century learner.
Grades: Ages 7-12
Students: 6
Full time teachers: 1 Guide
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1

Forsyth Country Day School

Address: 5501 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, NC 27023
Website:, Facebook, Instagram
Type: independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory
Contact: Nathan Battle, Director of Admission,
Grades: Year-round preschool (ages 2-5), Grades K-12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 802
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 165
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14:1

Impact Preparatory Christian Academy

Address: 2101 Lewisville Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC 27012
Type of School: Christian Preschool and Elementary
Orientation: Non-denominational Christian, but open to all
Contact: Paige Brewer
Ages: 3-6 year olds
Hours: Full-day Preschool 8-6, Kindergarten 8-2:30, Afterschool 2:30-6
Days per week: Monday – Friday
Year Round: Yes
Number of Students: 45
Number of Teachers: 5
Projected Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1 Preschool, 15:1 Kindergarten

Our Lady of Mercy School

Address: 1730 Link Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Contact: Melodi Evans, Administrative Assistant; email:
Phone: 336.722.7204
Roman Catholic
Type: Pre-K / Elementary / Middle School (Co-Ed)
Grades: Pre-K 5 star licensed half-day/full-day program to 8th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 188
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 12; 6 part time; 6 TAs
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1

Redeemer School

Address: 1013 Melrose Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Contact: Julie Carter, Director of Admissions; email:; phone: (336) 251-2682
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: 529 S. Church Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Type: Montessori
Grades: Infant/Parent Class, Classes for 18 months to 3rd grade
Kindergarten: Half-day: 3 and 5 days/week, Full day: K-3 8:45 -2:30
Students: 70, 80
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 4.5
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:2 18 months to 2 years; 10:2 2-3 years; 20:2 3-6 years

Salem Baptist Christian School

Address: 429 S. Broad Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Contact: Valerie Reed, public relations director. Email:; Phone: 336-725-6113 x 6075
Orientation: Baptist
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K to 12
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 450
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 40
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1

Salem Montessori School

Address: 702 Coliseum Dr. Winston Salem NC 27106 (This is the new location starting fall 2023)
Orientation: Christian, but open to all (can delete christian)
Type: Montessori
Grades: Infant/Parent Class, Classes for 16 months through Elementary
Schedule: Preschool: Half (9a-1p) and Full day (8:30-5pm) options. Half day includes two, three and five day enrollment choices. Elementary: 8:45 -3:00
Students: 120
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: All Lead Teachers are Certified Montessori Teachers
Student/Teacher Ratio: 3:1 16 months to 2 years; 4:1 2-3 years; 10:1 3-6 years, 8:1 Kindergarten, 12:1 First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth

St. John’s Lutheran Day School

Address: 2415 Silas Creek Pkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Orientation: Lutheran – Missouri Synod
Type: Elementary/Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Preschool – 5th Grade
Kindergarten: Full day – 5 days/week
Students: 114
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 9
Student/Teacher Ratio: 13:1

St. Leo Catholic School

Address: 333 Springdale Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Contact: Francesca Jewell:; (336) 748-8252
Orientation: Roman Catholic/All are welcome
Type: Elementary, Secondary (Co-ed)
Grades: Pre-K through 8th grade
Kindergarten: Full-day – 5 days/week
Students: 240
Full-time Equiv. Teachers: 18
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1

Summit School

Address: 2100 Reynolda Road. Winston-Salem NC 27106
Contact: Cindy Kluttz, Director of Advancement and Enrollment Management,, (336) 722-2777 x1032
Orientation: non-sectarian
Type: Elementary, Middle, Co-ed
Grades: 3-year-olds through grade 9
Kindergarten: 8:15 – 1:30, 5 days a week
Students: 560
Full-time Employees: 115
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Winston-Salem Christian School

Address: 3665 N Patterson Ave, Winston Salem, NC 27105
Type of school
: Christian
Grades offered
: Preschool – 12th grade; Afterschool available
Transitional Kindergarten
: Yes
: Full day, 5 days per week
Number of students: 350
Number of full time equiv. teachers: 40
Student/teacher ratio: 15 to 1

Winston-Salem Montessori School

Address: 6050 Holder Road, Clemmons, NC 27012
Contact: Paul Raymond, Director of Admissions; email:
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 (6 weeks)
Number of Students: 225
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:6 (toddlers), 1:12

Woodland Baptist Christian School

Address: 1175 Bethania Rural Hall Road, Winston Salem, NC 27106
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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