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Cortona Academy
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  • Private
  • HERNDON, VA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Face-to-Face, ONSITE education, full-time is provided to all our students; we have not been closed a single minute since September 2020, and will continue to fully follow CDC requirements, as we have been for over a year, for all our SUMMER 2021 and upcoming 21-22 school year.

Report Card

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

About

13505 DULLES TECHNOLOGY DRIVE SUITE 3
HERNDON, VA 20171

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$100
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
None

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
No data available  
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
90%
Average Financial Aid
$10,000
From Cortona Academy

Founded in 1992, Cortona Academy is a private, college preparatory STEM+H program serving grades 7-12. We understand our students work at different paces and we reach them at all levels. Our profoundly unique 'team approach' educational philosophy includes a 4:1 student-teacher ratio, optional one-on-one tutoring, and inspirational professional mentors who guide our students to internships that change their futures while improving their grades, study skills, hi-tech skills, and confidence. We believe every student must experience success, motivation, and happiness in our stress-free environment.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
No data available  

Launching a New Way to Educate

Cortona Academy is highlighted by Carnegie Mellon University in a recent publication. Read more about the 30th year celebration, Cortona's founder, and the core principles the school was founded on.

Culture & Safety

Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 3 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 3 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 3 responses
  • Homecoming
    33%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
75
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 3 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 3 responses
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 3 responses
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 3 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  
67%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 3 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$104,761
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,888
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$432,400
National
$217,500

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