Discover

the joyful love of learning for your child.

Discover

the joyful love of learning for your child.

Discover

the joyful love of learning for your child.

Discover

the joyful love of learning for your child.

Admission Tours Available

At PES, we understand that you keep a busy schedule. That’s why we offer flexible tour times that work around your life. Our Advancement Director will gladly coordinate with you.

Intimate class sizes and low student-teacher ratios are at the heart of joyful learning here at Palisades Episcopal School. Ours is a unique learning environment that fosters curiosity and creativity in your child. At PES, we don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach. We celebrate individual strengths and talents to help students find a lifelong love of learning and a path that amplifies their unique gifts.

PES is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and Cognia (formerly AdvancED). In addition, PES is a proud member of the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES).

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Acceptance to Best-Fit High Schools

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Participation in Middle School Athletics

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STEAM Integration across all grades

75%

Faculty/Staff with 10+ years of experience in education

92

Percentile ranking based on students’ national test scores

9:1

Average Student/Teacher Ratio

27

Conference Championships

Academics

Elevating The Mind

Academics

You’re invited to explore how we nurture and cultivate our students’ natural curiosity to build critical analytical and creative thinking skills for a lifelong love of learning and discovery.

Community

Nurturing The Body & Spirit

Active participation in championship athletics, a first-rate equestrian program, the arts and community service projects provide a well-rounded, engaging educational experience.

Our Mission

Palisades Episcopal School is a school honoring Christ and committed to providing a classical education challenging the mind, body and spirit.

Seeing is Believing

Join us at your convenience to discover the best of education.

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14 hours ago
Palisades Episcopal School
We were thrilled to see so many students and families on campus today as they dropped-in to meet their new teachers, explore their creative classrooms, and greet friends - old & new! PES has the most amazing educators EVER. Joyful learning starts tomorrow! #pesteacherstuesday

We were thrilled to see so many students and families on campus today as they dropped-in to meet their new teachers, explore their creative classrooms, and greet friends - old & new! PES has the most amazing educators EVER. Joyful learning starts tomorrow! #pesteacherstuesday ... See MoreSee Less

21 hours ago
Palisades Episcopal School
Attention PES families! Please share your 1st day of school pictures with us tomorrow by tagging us in your post with #PES1stDay2022 or by sending your 1st day photos to jhogue@pescharlotte.org.

Attention PES families! Please share your 1st day of school pictures with us tomorrow by tagging us in your post with #pes1stday2022 or by sending your 1st day photos to . ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago
Palisades Episcopal School
PES teachers are excited & working hard as they prepare to meet & greet their students & families TOMORROW during our scheduled drop-ins! Specific times can be found in last Fridays Gryphon. The countdown is on - 2 more days until joyful learning begins! 🧡#pesjoyful #pesmindfulmonday

PES teachers are excited & working hard as they prepare to meet & greet their students & families TOMORROW during our scheduled drop-ins! Specific times can be found in last Friday's Gryphon. The countdown is on - 2 more days until joyful learning begins! 🧡#pesjoyful #pesmindfulmonday ... See MoreSee Less

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