Cary Academy

1500 N Harrison Avenue
Cary, NC 27513-0275
Tel: (919)677-3873
Grades: 6-12 | 753 students
Cary Academy is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory day school serving grades 6 - 12.
Since it opened in 1997, Cary Academy has created a true learning community, one that prides itself on the pillars of the school's mission - discovery, innovation, collaboration and excellence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1997
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students 753 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Cary Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
83%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 24 courses
Average SAT score 1300
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(no uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,500
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $12,000
Admissions Director Denise Goodman
Admissions Associate Tanya Lucas

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling
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The average private school tuition in Wake County, NC is $5,641 for elementary schools and $11,495 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wake County, NC is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
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