Cornerstone Learning Community

2524 Hartsfield Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303-0323
Tel: (850)386-5550
Grades: PK-8 | 150 students
Mission Cornerstone Learning Community engages each learner in a respectful, nurturing school that values….
• High Academic Expectations • Diversity • Social and Environmental Responsibility • Developmentally Appropriate Challenges

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 150 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Cornerstone Learning Community Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 11 / Mar. 23 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,713
Tuition Notes Tuition cost vary for the different age groups/grade levels
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Admissions Director Betsey Brown


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, SoccerBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Archery, Art Classes, Brain Bowl, Dance, Model UN, Music Lessons, National Geographic GeoBee, Scripps Spelling Bee, Solar Car Competition, Yoga Archery, Art Classes, Brain Bowl, Dance, Model UN, Music Lessons, Yoga, National Geographic GeoBee,
Scripps Spelling Bee,
Solar Car Competition,

School Notes:

  • WE BELIEVE academic and social goals should be treated and discussed in relationship to each other, not separately, so we work to develop both competence and confidence in children. We want our students to be well trained in the basic academic disciplines, to fulfill their creative potential, and to gain satisfaction in their physical, emotional and social development. We want students to love learning and to value knowledge, creativity and humor. Our goals are for students to be open-minded and compassionate, to gain a sense of themselves and others, and to understand and appreciate the diversity of the human condition. We encourage children to become aware of their academic and social responsibilities and to enjoy the sense of pride that comes from fulfilling them. We value students' questions and respect their struggles to achieve an inner discipline. Finally, we want students to recognize that they have the power and resources to effect change. We aim to develop an ongoing excitement for learning by creating an environment where adults and children are free to experiment, to make mistakes, and to approach material with a sense of adventure and imagination. We emphasize learning by doing. This may mean that students not only read about the life cycle of trees, plants and butterflies, they also observe and track their changes, record them, share their findings and questions, and advocate for social policy that protects them. A child's education at CLC demands the support of a diverse group of adults in the community. The faculty and staff actively engage with students for long periods of the day. Students get to know them and they get to know students more intimately than in other schools. Parents get a picture of this process in two ways: first through observing as their children learn and grow, second by participating with other parents in both school and non-school events.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Maranatha Christian School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maranatha Christian School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Maranatha Christian School (0.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: PK-12 | 149 students
    0.6 miles
    2532 W Tharpe St
    Tallahassee, FL 32303
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: K-12
    0.6 miles
    2514 W Tharpe Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32303
  • Tallahassee
    The Magnolia School
    Alternative School
    Grades: K-8 | 60 students
    0.8 miles
    2705 W Tharpe Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32303
  • Tallahassee
    Creative Pre School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 30 students
    0.9 miles
    2746 W Tharpe St
    Tallahassee, FL 32303
  • Tallahassee
    Heritage Academy
    Grades: K-8 | 48 students
    1.2 miles
    3324 North Monroe Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32303

School Reviews

Cornerstone teaches children how to be successful in life. Kids and parents bond with the Community and it is a learning experience for all involved. The teachers are wonderful and the kids are happy to be there. This is not a school for parents who don''t have time to get involved in their child''s education.
- Posted by Parent, 10/10/14
Cornerstone is an amazing school. They teach children to love learning and offer an engaging and challenging curriculum. The parental involvement is great too. The overall feel of the school is warm and welcoming.
- Posted by Parent, 06/01/12

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