Canandaigua Academy, (grades 9-12), has a proud history stretching all the way back to its establishment as a private boys school in 1791. It became a public school in 1900 and retained the beloved "Academy" name. Again this year Newsweek Magazine named it one of the top 1,500 U.S. public high schools. In 2015, ranks CA #15 of 86 high schools in the Rochester 8-county region, based on NYS test results over a four-year period. .
Canandaigua Academy offers a tradition of academic excellence, athletic accomplishment and artistic achievement. The Academy hosts a comprehensive program geared to meet the needs of all of its students. Standards and expectations are high. The staff seeks to work with parents and community to build a partnership which ensures student success. Administration is guided by an annual Building Action Plan, developed/revised each summer.
The school provides an exceptional selection of special experiences. Students may choose from numerous academic electives, clubs, athletic programs, internships and social functions. All aim to contribute to the total development of a young adult.
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.