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Private school enrollment up 1.2 percent, hits 101,775 students

As promised, here are the private school statistics for the 2017-18 school year!

During the 2017-18 school year, 101,775 students attended 767 private schools in North Carolina.  Enrollment increased by 1,190 students or 1.2 percent from the year before.

Mecklenburg and Wake counties led the pack with 18,506 and 17,557 students, respectively.

 

Note: The number of private schools has been corrected.  I apologize for the error.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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