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Cary Academy
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  • Private
  • CARY, NC

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 12
Application Fee
No data available  
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$29,950
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid
$21,000
From Cary Academy

Cultivating bold lifelong learners and world changers.

At Cary Academy, it all begins with curiosity. And an unwavering commitment to our mission: discovery, innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

That’s why our forward-thinking learning community creates countless opportunities for our students—grades six through twelve—to discover excitement in the unknown. To pursue passions new and old. To get out of the classroom—and their comfort zones—and into the world. To ask critical questions, dig deep for answers, and follow confidently where they lead. And to stride confidently into their futures as the very best version of themselves.

How? With engaging and challenging academics. Cutting-edge pedagogical techniques. Immersive, collaborative projects. Ethical and impactful community engagements. Diverse extra-curriculars. A supportive community rallying around you. And a commitment to student wellness—physical, social, and emotional.

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Cary Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1440
163 responses
Average ACT
32
122 responses

The CA Mission

academic spotlight

Whether it’s a course offering, an extracurricular activity, a technology platform or a community endeavor, every decision is guided by our mission, our commitment to discovery, innovation, collaboration, and excellence (or DICE in CA-speak). It’s what motivates our faculty and staff and inspires our students. And it’s how we prepare you to take on the world as the very best version of yourself.

Culture & Safety

Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 57 responses
  • Hand shake on opening day for all students and fac
    21%
  • Wacky Olympics
    18%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Ubuntu, school dances, fall festival
    11%
  • Pep rallies
    7%
  • WE DONT HAVE ANY. they get shutdown by admin
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
789
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 19 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 19 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 25 responses
Poll
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 25 responses
Poll
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 25 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 17 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 17 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$125,317
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,538
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$477,400
National
$281,900

Cary Academy Reviews

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