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Arendell Parrott Academy

Arendell Parrott Academy is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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Arendell Parrott Academy is an independent, coeducation, nonsectarian college preparatory day school enrolling 730+ students in grades TK - 12. Arendell Parrott Academy is the largest independent school in eastern North Carolina serving students from a twelve county area that includes Lenoir, Pitt, Craven, Wayne, Onslow and surrounding counties. An honor code and student code of conduct govern both the social and academic conduct of all students. Admission is selective, based upon the applicant's testing results, achievement, scholastic record and character. The Academy admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin. Arendell Parrott Academy upholds a tradition of fostering each student’s intellectual, creative, social, physical, and moral development in a positive and challenging educational community. Arendell Parrott Academy is a unit school providing an educational environment which nurtures the student—assisting each individual in reaching his or her full potential. Realizing the significant role of self-esteem, the Academy focuses primarily on the stimulation of maximum intellectual development in a positive learning environment. In acquiring a knowledge base, students are given the opportunity to apply critical and reflective thinking and to engage in learning activities which promote the development of their natural curiosity. With well-qualified and compassionate faculty and staff working in partnership with parents, the students develop morally, emotionally, socially, and physically, enabling them to appreciate and accept the responsibilities of membership in the community and society. As preparation for accepting their individual responsibilities, students receive a liberal arts education with skills to become mature individuals who can make responsible decisions.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 788
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Transitional KG 22
Kindergarten 48
1 54
2 57
3 53
4 62
5 60
6 66
7 60
8 64
9 62
10 59
11 63
12 58

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Student Teacher Ratio 13 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Dress Code Casual
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 88%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


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  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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