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Asheville School Recognizes 50 years of Racial Integration

In recognition of the school's 50th anniversary of racial integration, Asheville School plans to host three dynamic speakers who will discuss multicultural issues. The first of those speakers will be Gil Prince, long time member of the Asheville School Board of Trustees and one of the three first black students to enroll at Asheville School.

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Celebrating the International Day of Peace

Asheville School students have participated in a range of activities to celebrate the United Nation's International Day of Peace. One of those activities included a Vespers service that featured students' reflections on peace through song, instrumentation, dance and written word.

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Graham Theater

In recognition of the School's 50th anniversary of racial integration, Asheville School invites you to hear three dynamic speakers who will discuss multicultural issues of today with our students, faculty members and alumni. We hope you will join us for these events throughout the school year.

September 21 - 7:15 p.m. in Graham Theater
Gil Prince 1971, one of the first three African American students to enroll at Asheville School in 1967, will speak to the school community as we recognize 50 years of racial integration at our institution.

January 11 - 7:15 p.m. in Graham Theater
Dr. Christine Darden will share her life story and career as an engineer at NASA, as mentioned in the book "Hidden Figures."

April 26 - 7:15 pm in Graham Theater
Richard Blanco will share how he became the first Latino, immigrant and gay writer to read
an original poem for a Presidential inauguration.

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Life at Asheville School

4:1
student faculty ratio

Being a small school gives us ample opportunity to practice the highest ideals in how we live and learn together.

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80%
Students living on campus

We benefit from talented day students, but our student body is dominated by boarding students, and this concentration creates a vibrant, lively, and close-knit community that fosters the development of every student.

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Universities

Accepting Our Recent Graduates

At Asheville School, we offer a rigorous college preparatory program. Many of our graduates are accepted to the most prestigious schools in the country. In fact, the majority of our recent graduates are attending colleges and universities that Barron's rates as “highly selective" and “most selective."

Our 5 Year College List

A Reputation for Success

"Asheville School prepares kids for life. If the kids take it seriously and really try, it creates in them a sense of life skills early on that will carry them through college and the workplace.
Gary Dickinson, Class of 1974
Father of Meredith 2014 and Hudson 2017 (Sarasota, FL)
"Because of the spirit of Asheville School and the support from all of the faculty and staff, my child has been given the desire and the tools to become the student and the citizen that she wants to be. Joanna has developed friendships that will be with her a lifetime."
Lisa Cromartie
Mother of Joanna, Class of 2017 (Leesburg, GA)

Take the First Step on a
Truly Unique Journey

Asheville School has long been transforming the lives of the bright, motivated students who attend. Because of its intentionally small student body, Asheville School boasts a magnetic, purpose-driven school community, where every student is known, loved, challenged, nurtured and celebrated.

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