Columbus Torah Academy

181 Noe Bixby Rd
Columbus, OH 43213-0432
Tel: (614)864-0299
Grades: K-12 | 215 students
The mission of the Columbus Torah Academy is to develop our students into educated, contributing, active, aware members of contemporary American and Jewish societies.
To accomplish this mission, CTA is dedicated to: provide a broad based, high quality, secular education, designed to impart the critical educational and learning skills that are necessary to meet the students' future educational and/or vocational challenges.
A college-preparatory curriculum is offered with Learning Center support; provide a strong, comprehensive Jewish education, within a modern Orthodox Zionist framework, to inspire learning, living and growing in Judaism as a life-long commitment.
Our goals are for our students to make Torah values the center of their lives and to instill in them an attachment to and a sense of responsibility for the State of Israel and the Jewish people; provide an atmosphere within the school that is respectful of and sensitive to the diversity that exists within the community and our parent body, through the modeling and teaching of derech eretz (proper respect) and middot (moral behavior); and provide every Jewish child in the central Ohio area with the opportunity of a CTA education, within the limits of our educational and financial resources.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 215 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Columbus Torah Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Average SAT score 1100
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform shirt, khaki or navy bottoms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
65%
Admissions Director Shari Herszage

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Garden Club, Lower School Choir, Model UN Club, Soccer Intramural, Tennis Lessons Garden Club, Model UN Club, Tennis Lessons, Lower School Choir,
Soccer Intramural,

School Notes

  • The mission of the Columbus Torah Academy is to develop our students into educated, contributing, active, aware members of contemporary American and Jewish societies. To accomplish this mission, CTA is dedicated to: provide a broad based, high quality, secular education, designed to impart the critical educational and learning skills that are necessary to meet the students' future educational and/or vocational challenges. A college-preparatory curriculum is offered with Learning Center support; provide a strong, comprehensive Jewish education, within a modern Orthodox Zionist framework, to inspire learning, living and growing in Judaism as a life-long commitment. Our goals are for our students to make Torah values the center of their lives and to instill in them an attachment to and a sense of responsibility for the State of Israel and the Jewish people; provide an atmosphere within the school that is respectful of and sensitive to the diversity that exists within the community and our parent body, through the modeling and teaching of derech eretz (proper respect) and middot (moral behavior); and provide every Jewish child in the central Ohio area with the opportunity of a CTA education, within the limits of our educational and financial resources.
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