about usThe School

The Cedars Preparatory Academy is a unique private school dedicated to academic excellence.  We provide a preschool and kindergarten program with both year round (261 days) and traditional (180 days) nine month programs, as well as elementary grades 1st - 5th, and summer programs for ages two through twelve.  Each child’s unique gifts are honored in an exceptionally healthy, safe, and nurturing environment.

The Founder

marybeardMary Beard, M.ED. has nearly thirty years of experience in educating children and nineteen of those years as a school director/owner. She also chaired the Education Committee of The Wilson County Chamber of Commerce for 4 years. The Cedars Preparatory Academy stands alone in the Wilson County private school market in terms of size, amenities, curriculum, experience, and security measures.