Suzanne Vargas, Admissions
Telephone: (919) 484-1300 ext. 121
Admissions Fax: 919-375-2479
Choosing the right school is important and we are ready to partner with you in making such a key educational decision. We invite you to explore our website to get an understanding of our diverse community and the values that guide our school.
As we welcome students who have attended public, private or have been homeschooled, the friendly and accepting nature of our student body and faculty allows students to feel comfortable regardless of their background or learning style.
In addition to a strong university preparatory program in the arts, sciences, and humanities, we offer: a values-based education that speaks to the challenges of contemporary life; a warm, welcoming and responsive community and an opportunity for students to participate in the ongoing development of their own school and education.
We believe that a small student population is key to providing a personalized, excellent education. Our current student-to-teacher ratio is 10:1. Our policy is to enroll any student who is selected in our lottery admission process, and, who has been promoted by any other NC Public System or by any other State school system. In the case of homeschooled students or students coming from unaccredited private schools, Kestrel Heights School will base all enrollment decisions on nationally recognized testing results the student may have completed or we will have such student take a series of tests to assess their appropriate grade placement.
The best way to get to know Kestrel Heights School is to visit us. As you walk through our school you will interact with our diverse and talented students, meet our dedicated faculty and feel the warm and caring community that is Kestrel Heights School.
Please contact the front office of the school you would like to tour to make a reservation.
With the expansion of our 2017-18 K-8, we currently have Kindergarten through 8th grade seats available! Please complete one application per child and submit to Ms. Vargas in the Admissions office. You are welcome to email, fax, mail or drop off the application in person. .
Download the new student application here:
The lottery was held on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 3:30 pm. Our lottery is a computer generated lottery. The prospective applicants are randomized by a computer program. Parents may attend the lottery, but it is not required. Attending the lottery does not improve chances of admission. Families will be notified by email regarding their lottery results within one week following the day of the lottery.
Any applicant who is offered a seat either in the initial lottery or off the wait list will be emailed the enrollment documentation. Enrollees have two weeks to complete and return the enrollment documentation. All wait lists and enrollment will close on the 20th day of the 2017-18 school year.
Lottery Preferences (reference G.S. 115C-238.29F(g)(5a)):
The 2017-18 Student Intent form closed on Friday, February 24th. Please contact Ms. Vargas for any changes to your child's enrollment for next Fall. .For 2017 rising 9th-12th grade students:
Due to the recent decision by the SBE, all rising 9th-12th grade students are required to submit the Enrollment Verification form to Ms. Vargas prior to May 15th. We will prepare and send your child's academic record to the listed school beginning July 5th.