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Private Schools - Private Schools throughout the Triangle l School Chart
The Triangle area has 59 private schools. More information may be obtained from the North Carolina Division of Nonpublic Education by calling (919) 733-4276 or by visiting their website at: www.ncdnpe.org.
Public schools in each of these five counties are above the state and national averages in end-of-course and proficiency tests, SAT scores, and other performance-measuring criteria. Traditional schools of instruction as well as innovative "Magnet Schools" (which offer a wide array of instructional programs)
Charter Schools are another option within the public education system. They are regulated by a private, nonprofit board of directors, independent from the elected Local Boards of Education. Approximately 27 charter schools are in the area.