Asheville School

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Asheville School - School Information

Asheville School
360 Asheville School Road 
Asheville, NC 

Phone: 828-254-6345 

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School Information:

Gender: Co-Ed
School Size: 285
Grades: 9-12
Boarding: Yes

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General Information

Description: Asheville School is a private, coeducational, college-preparatory boarding school in Asheville, North Carolina
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Year Founded: 1900
Religious Affiliation: Nonsectarian
Endowment: $35,000,000
Campus Size: 300 acres


Number of Boarding Students: 225
Boarding Grades: 9-12
Number of Day Students: 75
Day Grades: 9-12

Financial Assistance: One-third of our students receive need-based financial aid, with the average aid award approaching $31,000 for boarding students and $11,000 for day students. Altogether, we award more than $2 million each year in need-based aid.

Application Deadline (Day): Early: December 10, Regular: February 1
Acceptance Rates: 40%
Interview Required: Yes
SSAT Required: Yes
Application Requirements: Completed application with $50 application fee ($100 for international students), up-to-date transcript, English teacher recommendation, math teacher recommendation, a personal interview and the results of admission testing.

Advanced Placement Classes (AP):
  • AP American Studies: History   
  • AP American Studies: Literature   
  • AP Biology   
  • AP Calculus AB & BC   
  • AP Chemistry   
  • AP European Studies: History   
  • AP European Studies: Literature   
  • AP French   
  • AP Physics B & C   
  • AP Spanish   
  • AP Statistics   
  • Baseball (Boys)   
  • Basketball (Boys)   
  • Basketball (Girls)   
  • Cross Country (Boys and Girls)   
  • Dance (Boys and Girls)   
  • Dance (Boys and Girls)   
  • Equestrian (Co-Ed)   
  • Field Hockey (Girls)   
  • Lacrosse (Boys)   
  • Soccer (Boys)    
  • Soccer (Girls)   
  • Swimming (Boys and Girls)   
  • Tennis (Boys)   
  • Tennis (Girls)   
  • Track & Field (Boys and Girls)   
  • Volleyball (Girls)   
  • Wrestling (Boys)   
  • football (Boys)   
  • Chess and Environmental Awareness.   
  • Clubs are devoted to a variety of topics including: Cinema   
  • Computer Programming   
  • Orchestra   
  • Photography   
    Arts and Media:
  • Dance   
  • Drama   
  • Music   
  • Visual arts