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Admissions Application Kerr-Vance Academy 2019-2020


Office of Administration

The mission of Kerr-Vance Academy, a K-12 independent school, is to prepare students for college and career in a safe environment where all are respected.

  • Academically - Students will be taught a core curriculum that is appropriately challenging and prepares them for the future.
  • Intellectually – The school community values learning for learning’s sake.
  • Students will ask questions, think, create, and problem-solve.
  • Responsive Citizenship – Students will strive for and affirm respect, responsibility, honesty, integrity, and tolerance.
  • Socially – Students will be provided with leadership opportunities, extra-curricular activities, and community service.
  • Physically – Students will have opportunities to participate in in physical education and interscholastic sports.

As a potential future member of the Kerr-Vance Academy family, please explain in an essay how you would strengthen and enhance our mission in each of the five areas.

700 Vance Academy Road/Henderson NC 27537

Phone: (252) 492-0018

Fax: (252) 438-4652 

Kerr-Vance Academy Website




  • Online application must be filled out completely after registering for a Family ID account.  The signature of the parent/guardian is required.  
  • Please provide a non-refundable admission fee of $100, along with an unofficial student transcript or most recent report card to Kerr Vance Academy's Admissions office or via mail to Kerr Vance Academy at the address above. 
  • All applicants in grades 7-12 are required to write a personal statement (see prompt). The statement must be in his/her own handwriting and can be dropped off at KVA's admissions office or mailed to Kerr-Vance Academy at the address above.
  • Upon acceptance - Please submit a copy of documented evidence of all legally required immunizations and a birth certificate.

Campus Visit and Interview

  • A campus visit and interview are required for all applicants.
  • You may schedule a campus visit with the Admissions Office at any time during the school year. During this visit you will meet with the Admissions Coordinator, tour the campus facilities, and visit classrooms. 

Transcripts & Recommendations

  • Once accepted -All transcripts and standardized testing must be sent from student’s current school to the Admissions Office.

Financial Aid

  • If you need to apply for financial aid, please contact the Business Office Manager to request information on availability and application process.
    Please send all information and direct any further questions to:
    700 Vance Academy Road
    Henderson, N.C. 27537
    (252) 492-0018 ● Fax (252) 438-4652

    Kerr-Vance Academy pursues an open admissions policy. Diversity in the school's student body reflects an appreciation that a variety of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds contribute to each student's education. A student's admission to the Academy depends on his/her prior school record, intellectual ability, and character.

      Online registration for this program is currently closed/unavailable. Please contact Kerr-Vance Academy for further information.