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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Academics
Elevating The Mind

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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In addition to our popular “Be the Teacher” auction items (where students get the unique opportunity to plan & lead their class for the day), PES teachers are also offering some exciting student experiences this year, including lake time & boating, pool parties, art experiences, special lunches & breakfasts, pony parties, fun park adventures, miniature golf, hiking excursions, movie play dates & much more! Give your student(s) the gift of time with their amazing teachers - browse & bid at event.gives/palisades2024. #pesteacherstuesday
#pesauction2024

In addition to our popular “Be the Teacher” auction items (where students get the unique opportunity to plan & lead their class for the day), PES teachers are also offering some exciting student experiences this year, including lake time & boating, pool parties, art experiences, special lunches & breakfasts, pony parties, fun park adventures, miniature golf, hiking excursions, movie play dates & much more! Give your student(s) the gift of time with their amazing teachers - browse & bid at event.gives/palisades2024. #pesteacherstuesday
#pesauction2024
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Part of being mindful is knowing when you need to relax & take a break! PES is excited to offer a luxurious 7 Night Stay in Mexico at a Grand Mayan Resort for only $1995 through our Time to Blossom Annual Auction again this year. To learn more about this amazing offer, visit https://event.gives/25813/items/360201.
#pesauction2024
#pesmindfulmonday

Part of being mindful is knowing when you need to relax & take a break! PES is excited to offer a luxurious 7 Night Stay in Mexico at a Grand Mayan Resort for only $1995 through our Time to Blossom Annual Auction again this year. To learn more about this amazing offer, visit event.gives/25813/items/360201.
#pesauction2024
#pesmindfulmonday
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The 50/50 Raffle Rally Challenge is over and the winner of Goodies with the Gryphon is Mrs. Ruthsatz’s 3rd grade class, who reached 100% family participation! We applaud everyone’s OUTSTANDING efforts and are thankful to the 100+ families who have purchased 50/50 Raffle tickets so far, helping our shared winnings exceed $6,500 with 5 days to go. There’s still time - 50/50 Raffle tickets are on sale until Saturday, March 2 at 8:30 p.m.! Visit event.gives/palisades2024 & buy your tickets today. #pesauction2024

The 50/50 Raffle Rally Challenge is over and the winner of Goodies with the Gryphon is Mrs. Ruthsatz’s 3rd grade class, who reached 100% family participation! We applaud everyone’s OUTSTANDING efforts and are thankful to the 100+ families who have purchased 50/50 Raffle tickets so far, helping our shared winnings exceed $6,500 with 5 days to go. There’s still time - 50/50 Raffle tickets are on sale until Saturday, March 2 at 8:30 p.m.! Visit event.gives/palisades2024 & buy your tickets today. #pesauction2024 ... See MoreSee Less

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