The Columbus Academy

4300 Cherry Bottom Road
Columbus, OH 43230-0432
Tel: (614)509-2220
Grades: PK - 12 | 1089 students
The Columbus Academy is an independent coeducational Pre-K through 12 college-preparatory day school committed to academic excellence.
Often noted as the area's most rigorous academic program, Columbus Academy is proud of its exceptional facilities and the students, faculty and staff who possess the dedication, talent, and enthusiasm that make Columbus Academy such a special place.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1911

Student Body

Total Students 1089 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Columbus Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Chemistry, Chinese, Comparative Government, Computer Science 1, Economics, English Composition, English Literature, Latin, Modern European History, Physics 1, Physics 2, Statistics, US Government, US History, World History,
Average SAT score 1974
Average ACT score 27

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,600
Tuition Notes $2.3 million in need-based financial aid is available
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,200
Acceptance Rate 47%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director John Wuorinen

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

School Notes:

The Columbus Academy is an independent coeducational Pre-K through 12 college-preparatory day school committed to academic excellence. Often noted as the area's most rigorous academic program, Columbus Academy is proud of its exceptional facilities and the students, faculty and staff who possess the dedication, talent, and enthusiasm that make Columbus Academy such a special place.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gahanna Christian Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Enchanted Care Kids Campus Gahanna (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gahanna Christian Academy (1.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus
    Grades: K | 25 students
    0.9 miles
    4575 Morse Rd
    Columbus, OH 43230
    (614)476-8830
    0.9K
    25
  • Gahanna
    Gahanna Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-12 | 440 students
    1.2 miles
    817 N Hamilton Rd
    Gahanna, OH 43230
    (614)536-6101
    1.2PK-12
    440
  • Columbus
    Grades: 6-12 | 19 students
    1.3 miles
    3643 Olde Ridenour Rd
    Columbus, OH 43230
    (614)476-6061
    1.36-12
    19
  • Columbus
    Jolly Tots Too!
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 146 students
    1.7 miles
    5511 N Hamilton Rd
    Columbus, OH 43230
    (614)471-0688
    1.7PK-KG
    146
  • Westerville
    Eastwood Sda Jr Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: KG | 70 students
    2.7 miles
    6350 S Sunbury Rd
    Westerville, OH 43081
    (614)794-6350
    2.7KG
    70

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