About Us

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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.

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Mrs. Marissa Logue


Mrs. Logue, a 1996 graduate of Canandaigua Academy, returned to lead her alma mater in July of 2020. Previously, Mrs. Logue has worked as an associate principal in the Rush-Henrietta School District, and as a school administrator in both Massachusetts and Florida. Mrs. Logue is a graduate of Syracuse University and Lynn University.

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Mrs. Burke

Asst. Principal (M-Z)

Mrs. Burke has been a science teacher at CA since 1994, teaching biology and chemistry. She has her bachelors degree in biochemistry from SUNY Geneseo and her Masters degree from Cornell. She received her Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Administration from SUNY Oswego.

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Mr. Jordan

Asst. Principal (A-L)

Mr. Jordan joined CA in July, 2012 as an Assistant Principal after teaching Business at Churchville-Chili High School since 2005. He has also taught at Pittsford Sutherland High School. This is Mr. Jordan's first Assistant Principal position. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from SUNY Buffalo and earned his Certificate of Educational Administration from SUNY Brockport in 2009.

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Mrs. Schading

Asst. Principal

Mrs. Schading is a recent addition to the CA team beginning on July 5 2016. Before that she spent 14 years as a school psychologist at Penn Yan Middle School and Penn Yan High School. Mrs. Schading holds a Masters of Science in School Psychology and a Certificate of Advance Study in Administration-both from SUNY Oswego. This is Mrs. Schading's first administrative position.