At a Glance

The Raleigh School is an independent co-educational day school serving children from 18 months through fifth grade.  The school was founded as a preschool in 1952 and expanded to include kindergarten through fifth grades in 1993.


At a Glance
Enrollment
Preschool: 154 students
Elementary (K – 5):264 students
Class Size
Preschool: 10 students per class for toddlers and 2-year-olds; 14 students in 3-year-old classes; 18 students in 4-year-old classes
Elementary:22 students per class
Student to Faculty Ratio
Preschool: 5:1 for toddlers and 2-year-olds; 7:1 for 3-year-olds; 9:1 for 4-year-olds
Elementary:11:1
Faculty & Staff
Overall:49 faculty; 10 administrative staff
Calendar
Preschool:September through May
Elementary:Third week of August to first week of June
Campus
The Raleigh School campus is nestled on 14 beautiful wooded acres in West Raleigh near the PNC Arena and convenient to I-40 and I-440.
Preschool:6 classrooms, each with outdoor space, an administration building, and 3 playgrounds
Elementary:16 classrooms, a library, an administration building, extensive outdoor/playground areas, and athletics & arts center
Accreditation
Preschool:National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Elementary:Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
Memberships
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • North Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children (NC-aeyc)
  • North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS)
  • Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB)
  • Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • Triangle Independent School Consortium (TISC)
  • Wake Association for the Education of Young Children (WAKE-aeyc)

...a wonderful, educational, and positive environment.