Cornerstone Academy

17455 Old Frederick Rd,
Mount Airy, MD, 21771
Tel: (301)829-4730
Grades: 8 - 12 | 7 students
Cornerstone Academy is a Maryland State approved non-public school specifically designed for children diagnosed with learning differences in grades 6 - 12.
Cornerstone is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International(ACSI) Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), and International Dyslexia Association.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 7 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Cornerstone Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 5 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,000
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Martha Zeher

School Notes:

  • Cornerstone Academy is equipped to provide instruction for children who have special needs including: Dyslexia
  • Processing Deficits
  • Attention Disorders
  • Academic Skills Disorders
  • School Phobias
  • Socialization Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • PDD
  • Language Disorders
  • Recovery Credits
  • Home/Hospitalization Instruction
  • HSA Course Credits

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mount Airy Christian Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Airy Christian Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Glenwood Academy (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mount Airy Mount Airy Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    16700 Old Frederick Road
    Mount Airy , MD , 21771
    (410)489-4321
    (Christian)
    1.6  mi  |  431  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Mount Airy
    Glenwood Academy
    (Nonsectarians)
    16151 Old Frederick Road
    Mount Airy , MD , 21771
    (410)489-6959
    (Nonsectarians)
    2.6  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Mount Airy
    Little Travelers Daycare & Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 970
    Mount Airy , MD , 21771
    (301)829-5272
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    4.1  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Damascus Montgomery Methodist Childrens Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    28325 Kemptown Road
    Damascus , MD , 20872
    (301)253-4884
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    4.8  mi  |  145  students  |  Gr.  NS
  • Woodbine Glenwood Country Day School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    14785 Bushy Park Road
    Woodbine , MD , 21797
    (410)489-5203
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    5.6  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  NS-K

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