Cornerstone Learning Community

  • Cornerstone Learning Community's mission is to inspire and empower compassionate, global learners.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded2000

Student Body

Total Students208 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Cornerstone Learning Community Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(none)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / Apr. 15 / rolling
Tuition NotesPreschool 5 Half Days (Mon-Fri): $6050Preschool 5 Full Days (Mon-Fri): $8400Kindergarten: $8550First Grade- Fifth Grade: $8700Sixth Grade- Eighth Grade: $9100
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Admissions DirectorPatty Backes

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsCross Country, SoccerCross CountrySoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Dance, Music Lessons, National Geographic GeoBee, Scripps Spelling Bee, Yoga

Club or Organization:
Brain Bowl, Model UN, Solar Car Competition

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Archery

School Notes

  • Preschool & Kindergarten: Our preschool-serving 3 and 4-year olds-and kindergarten programs are joyous beginnings to a life-long love of learning. Our play-based approach honors the wonder, interests and imaginations of our youngest learners.
  • Elementary: Our elementary program individualizes learning though both independent and collaborative experiences. Learners encounter challenges that transform their curiosity into innovation and their wonder into possibilities. Projects, service and rich discourse are daily fare.
  • Middle: Our authorized International Baccalaureate middle years program matches high standards with differentiated instruction to engage diverse learners. Traditional subjects integrate engineering, design and inquiry-based research. Students graduate as problem solvers with critical thinking capabilities.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: PK-1 | 100 students
    3.2 miles
    1815 N. Meridian Road
    Tallahassee, FL 32303
    (850)422-2464
    3.2 PK-1
    100
  • Tallahassee
    Grassroots Free School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 17 students
    9.3 miles
    2458 Grassroots Way
    Tallahassee, FL 32311
    (850)656-3629
    9.3 K-8
    17
  • Tallahassee
    The Magnolia School
    The Magnolia School Photo - In 2011, The Magnolia School won $10,000 from the Bealls & Whistles for Schools grant program. The money was used together with PTO funds and other sources to replace the school's then 22-year-old bus. The students wrote, performed a blues song about the bus, which they then recorded and used as their entry.
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-8 | 35 students
    0.8 miles
    2705 W Tharpe Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32303
    (850)385-3834
    0.8 NS-8
    35
  • Tallahassee
    Franklin Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: 1-12 | 43 students
    4.8 miles
    615 Tuskegee St
    Tallahassee, FL 32305
    (850)575-4826
    4.8 1-12
    43
  • Tallahassee
    Heritage Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: K-8 | 48 students
    1.2 miles
    3324 North Monroe Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32303
    (850)296-9199
    1.2 K-8
    48

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Cornerstone exemplifies what a great learning environment is meant to be: engaging, nurturing, challenging, creative, peaceful, and fun. The teachers are smart, calm, patient, and caring, and are able to give the children what they need physically, emotionally, and mentally. We need more schools like Cornerstone, and our children deserve the kind of education Cornerstone is able to offer.
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5  
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.
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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.
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