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Stay well and socially-distant, Chargers! Because of the potential health risks of COVID-19, CA has shifted to virtual learning.
Campus is open by appointment only; please use email for communication. For all our communications regarding COVID-19 and other helpful information, please see healthalerts.cary.academy.

Our Campus

Conveniently located in Cary, North Carolina—between Raleigh and Durham—our campus offers 65 beautiful acres for your inquisitive mind to roam. Our well-equipped classrooms and open learning spaces are primed for innovation, featuring flexible furnishings and technology that facilitate collaboration and discovery.

Highlights include a state-of-the-art video production facility, a well-appointed makerspace with 3D printers, a multimedia discovery studio, a 15,000 square foot athletics complex, a 500-seat theater, a world-class 22,000 square foot Center for Math and Science, a full-service community café, and a hammock hangout (BYOH).

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Japanese Garden
Japanese Garden

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Just past the Middle School, a hidden gem. Our Japanese garden offers a lovely and quiet spot for reflection.

Middle School
Middle School

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North of Berger Hall, our Middle School offers a nurturing learning environment organized by grade level. Students have easy access to recreation thanks to the adjacent field and tetherball court. It’s also where you’ll find our full-time school nurse.

Learning Amphitheater
Learning Amphitheater

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Tucked in a shady spot just adjacent to the Admin building, our learning amphitheater offers a low-key outdoor learning space perfect for discussion or studying.

Athletics Complex
Athletics Complex

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Opening up behind the Fitness Center, our huge Athletics Complex features an Olympics-quality MONDO track (the only one in the southeast), three athletic fields, well-played softball and baseball diamonds, and tennis courts. Overlooking the track, our Field House offers stadium seating and concessions, making it the perfect place to take in the action, as well as offering a flexible space for physical education classes.

Fitness Center
Fitness Center

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Across the Quad from the Administration building, the Fitness Center features our newly renovated strength and conditioning suite, gymnasium, dance studio, and locker-rooms.

Center for Math and Science
Center for Math and Science

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Opened in 2019, our 22,000-square-foot Center for Math and Science is a world-class facility featuring Upper School math classrooms, state-of-the-art laboratories, a greenhouse, large makerspace with 3D printers, and meeting spaces. It also houses our second gymnasium, the CMS gym (yeah, you can make a joke about science and math being a sport here—we won’t mind.)

Café and Student Store
Café and Student Store

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Head to the Admin building to grab a latte or salad to go at our new café (it’s a popular community hang-out and study spot) or score some Charger swag or even a student-designed and produced product at the student store. Together, they serve as a learning lab for our budding entrepreneurs.

Library
Library

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Newly renovated in 2020, our library features forward-thinking design that promotes collaboration and discovery. Located in the Administration building, it houses our excellent collection and offers a community gathering space and quiet glass-enclosed study rooms with large displays.

Administration Building
Administration Building

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Presiding over the Quad, our stately Administration building houses our Head of School’s office, as well as the Admissions, Business, Communications, Development, and Information Services departments.

Dining Hall
Dining Hall

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Next to Berger Hall, our Dining Hall offers cooked-from-scratch, healthy, and delicious lunch options sure to please your palate.

Upper School
Upper School

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South of the Quad, the Upper School offers flexible classroom spaces, a student collaboration lounge (or Collabolounge in CA-speak), and college counseling suite. It is also the home to our Center for Community Engagement.

The Quad
The Quad

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The groomed grounds of our picturesque Quad provide a community space for gathering, hanging-out, and studying (and, of course, the occasional spike-ball tournament).

Berger Hall
Berger Hall

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At the heart of campus, Berger Hall offers a 500-seat theater (for community gatherings and performances alike), a black-box theater, music and art studios (including pottery studio), multimedia Discovery Studio, and plenty of room for artistic instruction and practice.

Frequent Contacts

Main Switchboard

(919) 667-3873

Middle School

(919) 228-4600

Upper School

(919) 228-4544

School Nurse

(919) 228-4562

Summer Programs

(919) 677-7839

Campus Security

(919) 218-1284

Facility Rentals

(919) 228-4506

Campus Store

(919) 228-4598

Administration

Michael Ehrhardt
Head of School
919-228-4500
Administrative Assistant, Kim Fogleman
919-228-4530

Robin Follet
Head of Upper School
919-228-4582
Administrative Assistant, Danielle McGrath
919-228-4544

Marti Jenkins
Head of Middle School
919-228-4570
Administrative Assistant, Cindy Laughlin
919-228-4600

Admissions

Heather Clarkson
Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
Phone: 919-228-4550

Sharice Chandler
Associate Director of Admissions
919-228-4590

Sequenta Blackman
Admissions Coordinator
919-228-4680

Marlene Sanchez
Admissions Assistant
919-228-4634

Advancement

Ali Page
Director of Development
919-228-4662

Kelly Cotronis
Advancement Services Coordinator
919-228-4507

Christine Gilmore
Constituency & Special Events Coordinator
919-228-4611

Linda Goodfriend
Data Management Coordinator
919-228-4624

Kara Mulligan
Alumni Relations Director
919-228-4654

Katie Todd
CA Fund Director
919-225-4542

Athletics

Kevin Jones
Athletic Director
919-228-4595
Athletics Admin Assistant, Rebecca Watkins
919-228-4656

Robert Assadurian
Athletic Trainer
919-677-3873

Ray Pope
MS Athletic Director
919-228-4581

Business Operations

Deborah Reichel
Director of Business Operations
919-228-4510

Marie Spell
Controller
919-228-4593

Belinda Blackwood
Human Resources Manager
919-228-4558

Susan Ferraro
Senior Accountant
919-228-4692

Mina Harris
Accountant
919-228-4627

Kris Wetterling
Purchasing Manager
919-228-4664

Campus Operations

Jess Garcia
Director of Facilities
919-228-4669

Jeff Wacenske
Safety & Security Director
919-228-4646

Stephanie Dungan
Campus Logistics Director (Facility Rentals)
919-228-4506

Sheila Hall
Entrepreneurship Director (Campus Store)
919-228-4574

Center for Community Engagement

Danielle Johnson-Webb
Director of Equity & Community Engagement
919-228-4571

Communications

Mandy Dailey
Director of Communications
919-228-4504

Information Services

Help Desk
919-677-3873 Ext. 6000

Dmitry Manakhov
Information Services Director
919-228-4663

Contact Us

Upcoming CA Events
Jun
2
Tuesday
11th Grade Parent Virtual Coffee – Class of 2021 College Admissions and Application Process
Jun
2
Tuesday
11th Grade Parent Virtual Coffee – Class of 2021 College Admissions and Application Process
Jun
4
Thursday
Last Day of School for Grades 6-8-School