At Concord Academy, there is no model student, no one path. CA is a high school for individuals to pursue and cultivate their passions, within a supportive, structured environment. Depending upon who you ask, CA means many different things. Here, a few of our students tell you what CA means to them.
Jason He ’19
Boarding student from Beijing, China
“CA provides me such great opportunities to connect my seemingly distinct interests.”
Jordie Hurley ’18
Day student from Newton Highlands, Mass.
“Sign up for things, and get as involved as possible in the community. There are so many amazing clubs with passionate students at their cores.”
Anmol Goraya ’18
Boarding student from Nashua, N.H.
“It's okay to take chances in high school.
Stefano Amador ’19
Boarding student from West Roxbury, Mass.
“I have the freedom to learn about things I'm passionate about.”
Smaiyl Makyshov ’20
Boarding student from Almaty, Kazakhstan
“Before I came to CA, I did not fully know my potential.”
Mary Louisa Jones ’18
Boarding student from New Braintree, Mass.
“CA has taught me to be passionate and go after the things I love.”
Keshav Narra '18
Day Student from Lexington, Mass.
“At CA, I discovered my passion for government and politics.”
Aaron Carrasco '18
Boarding student from Bronx, N.Y.
“Taking photos has taught me to go to places that I would otherwise never have gone.”
Serina Oh '20
Boarding Student from Seoul, South Korea
“At CA, I’ve become more and more confident in what I say.”
Jamie Aciukewicz ’18
“CA gives high school students a unique opportunity to pursue all our interests, rather than having to pick and choose. ”
Izzy Balson ’18
“I was drawn to CA first and foremost by the community.”
Emily Marquis ’18
“I love how common trust creates a mutual respect between all members of the community.”
Monica Roy ’18
“I had never been so engaged in a class or fascinated by what I was learning before I came to CA.”
Ben Zide ’18
“I count some of my teachers my closest friends. CA would not be the same without its dedicated and passionate faculty.”
Caitlin Timmons ’18
Lynnfield, Mass., and Belmont, Mass.
“I feel comfortable taking risks and challenging myself, because I know that there are people looking out for me who want me to succeed.”
Kaity Goodwin ’18
Day Student from Billerica, Mass.
“CA has really helped to shape my character and leadership abilities.”
Theo Nunez ’18
Boarding Student from Chicago, Ill.
“It was fun to work with my teacher to solve a problem together.”