Cedar Crest Academy

  • Cedar Crest Academy is an independent private day school educating early childhood through grade eight.
  • The foundation for our students' achievement and confidence is an individualized educational vision with an emphasis on cognitive learning.
  • Strong curriculum on the humanities inspires young minds to learn languages, create music and art, and experience joy in learning.
  • Founded in 1984  3 World Languages taught  12:1 Student/Teacher Ratio  Summer Camps and Programs

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1984
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students177 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeCedar Crest Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,000
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Admissions DirectorTracy Moen
Admissions AssociateJody Begley

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Book Club, Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, Early Childhood Spanish, Environmental Club, Girls Basketball, Girls Soccer, Girls Volleyball, Lego League

Arts and Music Programs:
Youth Art

School Notes

  • Cedar Crest Academy is an independent day school educating early childhood through grade eight. The foundation for our students' achievement and confidence is an individualized educational vision with an emphasis on cognitive learning. Strong curriculum in the humanities inspires young minds to learn languages, create music and art, and experience joy in learning. The campus of Cedar Crest Academy is home to the Early Childhood Center preschool classes and the Academy elementary through middle school classrooms. The setting is a natural environment with progressive structures for outdoor, classroom, and studio learning. Woodlands provide a colorful backdrop to a campus including a passive-solar classroom building, Early Childhood Center, computer, science, and foreign language laboratories, library, art and music studios and gymnasium.Cedar Crest Academy offers classes for junior kindergarten through grade eight, with a teacher-pupil ratio of 1:15. Academic curriculum emphasizes personal acceleration, laboratory activity, literary dialogue, science, current issues, as well as social and scientific investigations. Multi-age learning is encouraged for personal challenge and negotiation. Professional educators in music, art, physical education, French, Spanish, and Chinese inspire curricular learning and performance.
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