School Calendar: The school operates on a two-semester system, 178 days divided by two terms. The school day is divided into seven 50-minute class periods that meet daily.
School Hours: The building will be opened at 7:30 every morning and locked at 3:30 every afternoon. School begins at 8:00 each morning and is dismissed at 3:00. Any child not picked up by 3:15 will automatically be sent to after school care and charged a drop-in rate.
CA is a safe, secure environment and is dedicated to maintaining that atmosphere for our children. Campus security is present throughout the school day and at all sanctioned school athletic events. All CA faculty and staff are trained in security procedures in the event of problems ranging from weather-related concerns or other difficult situations. We have access to special weather bulletins and rely heavily on our city and county first-responders.
Canton Academy offers a traditional, college preparatory curriculum which emphasizes core courses in English, mathematics, science, social studies, and foreign languages, supplemented by a variety of electives that meet the needs and interests of students.