About Salem Academy

Here, Your Best is Yet to Come

Salem Academy is a boarding and day school exclusive to girls grades 9-12. Its rigorous college preparatory curriculum, combined with one-on-one support and a nurturing community, results in life-long success — yours!

“Going to Salem Academy was one of the best things I’ve done. It sent me on a completely different life track. I’ve carried the confidence I gained with me into my professional life.”

Natasha Del Toro A’93
Host of Emmy-nominated America Reframed (PBS World)

 

Location is Key

Located in historic Old Salem, NC, the Salem Academy is only minutes from the thriving city center of Winston-Salem, giving students access to internships and other learning opportunities. Our safe and serene campus is adjacent to Salem College, a Top 25 Liberal Arts Institution and one of the nation’s first women’s colleges.

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Recognized for Success

A+ Rating

“A Best Private High School”

Niche.com, 2019
 

“A Best All-Girls School in America”

Niche.com, 2020

In the Top Fifth

PrivateSchoolReview.com ranks Salem Academy in the top 20% of the state’s private schools for:

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    Affordability

    least expensive tuition

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    Exclusivity

    lowest average acceptance rates

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    Expertise

    highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees

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    Extracurriculars

    most offered

Forward We Grow

See our Strategic Plan for Salem’s future!