Thank you for considering admission for your child into Hope Preparatory School! Our desire is to provide a God-honoring journey for your family through the entire application process. Here at Hope Preparatory, we strive to find the right students and families to ensure that there is a good fit.

Application Process


Income: We primarily serve under-resourced families who normally would not be able to afford a private, Christian education. We are committed to have a majority of our students from households that meet low-income guidelines.

Diversity: We strive to have a culturally and economically diverse school community.

Location: There will be preference for families who live in the City of Kinston.


Hope Preparatory requires a high level of commitment from both parents and students.

Parent desire to be at Hope Prep is primary. Parents commit to fulfill a Family Covenant.


Academic Ability: Our desire is to have every graduate of Hope prepared for college academics. Therefore, every Hope student is expected to perform within a rigorous, classical academic environment.

Behavior: We believe a child’s education is enhanced by a disciplined and orderly environment. We expect our students to reflect order in their appearance and interactions, and we vigorously promote the Biblical virtues of kindness, reconciliation, politeness, respect, and self-discipline.

How to Apply

  • Submit Pre-Application (fill it out here)
  • A staff member will call to schedule a Student Assessment and Parent Interview.
  • Attend Student Assessment & Parent Interview. Submit Full Application & OS Consent form.
  • Results of Application sent April 8th ~ Accepted, Denied, Waitlisted.
  • If accepted, New Family Conference and $50 deposit (twd. 1st month tuition) to reserve a spot.

To apply, contact Diane Spear:
Hope Preparatory School
608 Cameron Drive
Kinston, NC 28501
(252) 560-1350
(252) 933-4880