Cape Fear Academy is a learning community committed to discovering and developing individual potential, preparing each student for success in college and life.
Located between the Cape Fear River and Wrightsville Beach, Cape Fear Academy is southeastern North Carolina's premier PK-12 independent school. Founded in 1967, CFA is a traditional, non-sectarian day school educating 583 students under mission that states CFA is a learning community committed to discovering and developing individual potential, preparing each student for success in college and life. Well respected for its academic excellence and outstanding college preparatory program, the curriculum emphasizes student-centered learning across academic disciplines. The school's core values of respect, integrity, resilience and accountability foster an atmosphere of trust and safety within the school community and prepare students for success beyond graduation.
Cape Fear Academy stands behind the principle that there shall be no discrimination against any person in admission, employment or otherwise because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or age.