Cary Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
1500 N Harrison Avenue
Cary, NC 27513
Tel: (919)677-3873
  • 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 OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1997
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students753 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeCary Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
83%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses25 courses
Average SAT score1300
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,500
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$12,000
Admissions DirectorDenise Goodman
Admissions AssociateTanya Lucas

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, 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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5  5/17/2016
HI, I am going to start my student teaching experience as part of my Masters degree. I am interested in the name, title, phone, fax, and email for your school's contact for student teaching so I may submit this information to my university. Thank you so much! Heather Marcellino
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