Cape Cod Academy

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Cape Cod Academy
CCA from the air.jpg
Cape Cod Academy from the air
50 Osterville-West Barnstable Road
Osterville, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°38′30.75″N 70°23′20.43″W / 41.6418750°N 70.3890083°W / 41.6418750; -70.3890083Coordinates: 41°38′30.75″N 70°23′20.43″W / 41.6418750°N 70.3890083°W / 41.6418750; -70.3890083
School type Private
Established 1976
Head of school Thomas Trigg
Faculty 60
Grades K-12
Gender coed
Enrollment 220
Average class size 12 students
Hours in school day 8 AM to 2:45 PM
Campus size 46 acres (190,000 m2)
Color(s) Blue & White         
Athletics conference Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association
Mascot Seahawk
Accreditation NEASC, NAIS, AISNE

Cape Cod Academy (commonly called CCA) is an independent coed college preparatory school for grades Kindergarten through 12 located in Osterville, Massachusetts.

Mission statement[edit]

"The pursuit of academic excellence and development of life skills in a safe, values-centered community."[1]


The Academy was incorporated in 1976 and functions on a school preparatory curriculum. The school is a member of several associations: the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Association of Independent Schools of New England (AISNE), and additionally has been accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). All graduates from the Academy are accepted in college, and many are accepted into very competitive colleges.[2]

Tuition Fees[edit]

Tuition fee approximations based on schedule of fees for academic year 2017-2018.

Kindergarten-Grade 5 tuition and fees: $25,100 Grades 6-8 tuition and fees: $28,550 Grades 9-12 tuition and fees: $29,800


Lower School[edit]

The lower school (grades K-5) is located in a separate wing of the school containing its own classrooms, library, indoor gymnasium, and science classroom. Lower school classrooms are self-contained with their own bathrooms, sinks, refrigerators, and cubby spaces. In addition the lower school has its own separate outdoor playground and playing fields. All students in the Lower School begin taking Spanish in K and continue through Grade 8.

Middle School[edit]

Middle school consists of grades 6 through 8. Students begin having individual schedules, moving independently between English, History, Math, Science, and Languages.

Upper School[edit]

In grades 9-12, students choose between regular, honors, and Advance Placement level courses and may choose to study French or Spanish. Seminars are available for the middle and upper school curriculum. Seminars run each trimester and options include equine science, fashion design, beginning German, computer programming and project adventure - among many, many others.


Students in K through 12 can choose to participate in artistic endeavors such as plays, musicals, instrumental music, chorus, painting, drawing, ceramics, and sculpture.


Cape Cod Academy has three outdoor lacrosse and soccer fields, an outdoor baseball field, two indoor basketball courts, an indoor weight room, an outdoor swimming pool and 8 tennis courts.


Boys Cross Country Running
Girls Cross Country Running
Coed Golf
Boys JV and Varsity Soccer
Girls JV and Varsity Soccer
Girls JV and Varsity Lacrosse


Boys JV and Varsity Basketball
Girls JV and Varsity Basketball
Boys Hockey
Coed Winter Conditioning


Boys JV Lacrosse
Boys Varsity Baseball
Boys JV and Varsity Tennis
Girls JV and Varsity Tennis
Coed Sailing

Summer Camps[edit]

Cape Cod Academy opened its first day camp during the summer of 2013. Seahawk Camp is offered for 7 weeks from June through August. It is open to CCA students and non-CCA students. Cape Cod Academy's campus also hosts several other camps throughout the summer. Visit the CCA website for details. [3]


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