CAMPUS

Cary Christian School resides on our beautiful 21 acre campus with plans for expansion in the next five years.

Founded
1994

Grades Served
K – 12

Where Current Families Live
Cary, Apex, Morrisville, Holly Springs, Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Pittsboro, and other surrounding areas

COMMUNITY

Clubs and Organizations

CCS offers a variety of clubs and organization for students to connect with others who share similar interests. Active organizations on campus include: Interact (Rotary) service club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), North Carolina Theater Conference Festival Team, Habitat for Humanity, and Robotics.

House System

The House system was established in 2013-14 to replace our traditional Student Government. It exists to serve and build community school-wide, grades K-12. House meets every Friday for our Upper School students, Grades 7-12, offering activities that enrich a student’s personal growth and foster a sense of community and responsibility to one another.

Transportation

Parents are responsible for transportation. Cary Christian School provides transportation for athletes to and from games.

School Colors

Blue and Gold

Mascot

Knights

Accreditation

Cary Christian School is fully accredited with the Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS).

CLASSROOM

Average Number of Students
780 (3 classes per grade level)

Average Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1

School Calendar
Modified traditional calendar with two week breaks at the end of quarters.

  • First Day of School, Aug. 3, 2017
  • Last Day of School, May 24/25, 2018
  • Fall Break: Oct. 2 – 13
  • Winter Break: Dec. 18 – Jan. 2
  • Spring Break: Mar. 5 – 16

School Schedule

  • Kindergarten Half Day: 8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Kindergarten Extended Day: 8:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Grades 1-5: 8:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Grades 6-8: 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Grades 9-12: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Middle School: 45 minute class periods, 5 core classes + 2 electives

High School: 55 minute class periods, 6 core classes + 2 electives

Unique Educational Value

  • Honors Algebra I included in Grade 8 curriculum
  • Junior/Senior thesis projects and presentations
  • Rhetoric I and II classes
  • Apologetics and Systematic Theology courses
  • Active service clubs and organizations that serve both our student body and our local community.

Enrichment Opportunities

Lower School – Enrichment classes are part of the core curriculum. They include weekly classes in PE, music, and Art.

Upper School – Classes include 2 weekly electives offerings. Selections include PE, Fine Arts, Weight Lifting and Training, Creative Writing, Yearbook, Chess, Health and Nutrition, Personal Finance, Graphics and Web Design, History of Film, Intro to Engineering, Intro to Modern Automotive Technology, Robotics, Photography, and Study Hall.

College Counseling

The class of 2016 was offered more than $4.8 million in scholarships.

Notable awards for graduates include Morehead-Cain Scholar (UNC-Chapel Hill) and Parks Scholar (NC State University) along with National Merit Finalists each year.

Athletics

2A member of NCISAA and EPIC.

We offer outstanding athletics with 40 sports teams offering multiple levels of play for middle and high school students.

Fine Arts

Our award-winning Arts program offers drama, choral music, band, and visual arts. Special travel and performance opportunities are available for Chamber Choir members.

International Experiences

In addition to our Senior Service Project to a Spanish speaking country, we offer overseas travel opportunities to Upper School. Past travel locations have included: Italy, England, Scotland, and France. Upcoming travel plans include Germany and Switzerland.

After School Care

Cary Christian School provides and After School Care for students Grades K-8 to help students and parents manage their busy schedules.

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