What Makes Us Unique
The Cascadilla School, founded in 1876 as a preparatory school for Cornell University, is an independent co-educational, not-for-profit high school. The school offers students an accelerated curriculum in grades eight through twelve as well as in a post-graduate year. The Cascadilla School is recognized and accredited by the New York State Department of Education and has maintained its historical association with Cornell University through the extensive use of its libraries, dining halls, and other faculties. Students from our local region and countries all over the world are guided by an expert faculty on our campus in the small college town of Ithaca, located in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Central New York. Our graduates matriculate at leading colleges and universities throughout the United States.
We offer an accelerated curriculum for college preparation.
Individualized Student Experience Leads to Unique Student Success
Here at Cascadilla, students find individual care and support in a community that stimulates their development as individuals and as members of society.