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Schools (K-12)
Advancement School
by Kuhl, Paul E. The North Carolina Advancement School in Winston-Salem was one of the education initiatives of Governor Terry Sanford (1961-65), who conceived it as a counterpart to the Gifted and Talented Programs [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Appalachian Industrial School
by Williams, Wiley J. The Appalachian Industrial School was a coed grammar school founded in Penland in 1912 by Episcopal minister Rufus Morgan. Sponsored by the Diocese of Western North Carolina of the Episcopal Church, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville Normal and Collegiate Institute
by Wright, Ann S. Asheville Normal and Collegiate Institute was an outgrowth of the Home Industrial School, an elementary school started in 1887 by Louis M. Pease and his wife. The Peases directed the school, and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville School
by Pruden, William H., III. Asheville School by William H. Pruden III, 2006 See also: Private [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Atlantic Collegiate Institute
by Williams, Wiley J. In 1878 Samuel Lloyd Sheep, a Pennsylvanian who had recently arrived in Elizabeth City, opened the Elizabeth City Academy. The history of the academy in its earliest years is unknown, but records [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bennett College
by Wadelington, Charles W. Bennett College, in Greensboro, began in 1873 as a coeducational academy for African American youth. The school was founded through the motivation of newly freed slaves, but the Freedman's Aid and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caldwell Institute
by Cross, Jerry L. The Caldwell Institute, originally located in Guilford County, grew out of the determined effort of the Presbyterian Church to establish a school providing a classical education imbued with Christian [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caldwell School
by Stoesen, Alexander R. The David Caldwell School, also known as "Log College," was established in what is now Greensboro in 1767 by David Caldwell, a Presbyterian minister, self-taught physician, and patriot. As a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Christian College
by Hill, Michael. Carolina Christian College, a precursor of present-day Barton College in Wilson, was established by the Disciples of Christ in 1893 in the Pitt County town of Ayden, where it operated until 1903. By [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charlotte Country Day School
by Rankin, Richard. Charlotte Country Day School, the oldest independent school in Mecklenburg County, was founded in 1941. The school began with 18 students in the preschool through sixth grades and met in the home of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chowan University
by Martin, James I., Sr. Chowan College, a four-year institution affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, is located in Murfreesboro in the northeastern part of the state. The college traces its [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clio's Nursery
by Troxler, George W. Clio's Nursery, established by pioneer Presbyterian minister James Hall, was a successful eighteenth-century classical academy located in what is now east-central Iredell County, about ten miles [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cokesbury School
by Wall, James W. The Cokesbury School, the first Methodist-sponsored school in North Carolina, was built near Aquila Phelps's horse ford on the Yadkin River in eastern Rowan (now Davie) County in about 1790. It was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Concordia College
by Williams, Wiley J. Concordia College by Wiley J. Williams, 2006 Concordia College was established in Conover in 1877 as Concordia High School by the Lutherans of the Tennessee Synod. It was converted into a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crowfield Academy
by Hill, Michael. Crowfield Academy, a classical school in what is today Iredell County, was operated by Presbyterians from about 1760 to 1788. Although the school trained many prominent men, records pertaining to its [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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