Cary Academy

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
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
15%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Cary 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 DirectorHether Clarkson
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Raleigh
    Grades: PK-12 | 1189 students
    9.3 miles
    7409 Falls Of Neuse Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919)847-0900
    9.3 PK-12
    1189
  • Durham
    Grades: PK-12 | 1229 students
    15.7 miles
    3501 Ridge Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)493-5787
    15.7 PK-12
    1229
  • Raleigh
    Grades: K-12 | 880 students
    9.7 miles
    5500 Wake Academy Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    (919)772-6264
    9.7 K-12
    880
  • Cary
    Grades: K-12 | 817 students
    3.7 miles
    1330 Old Apex Rd
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919)303-2560
    3.7 K-12
    817
  • Raleigh
    Grades: PK-12 | 1432 students
    13.4 miles
    7300 Perry Creek Road
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919)573-7900
    13.4 PK-12
    1432

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