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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
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.: 18%
Students by Grade The Columbus Academy Students 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


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,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gahanna Christian Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cherry Way KinderCare (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gahanna Christian Academy (1.2 miles away)
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  • Columbus Cherry Way KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1341 Cherry Way Drive
    Columbus , OH , 43230
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.3  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Columbus
    Kindercare Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    4885 Cherry Bottom Rd
    Columbus , OH , 43230
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.4  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Columbus
    Enchanted Care Kids Campus Gahanna
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    4575 Morse Rd
    Columbus , OH , 43230
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Columbus
    Gahanna Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    817 N Hamilton Rd
    Columbus , OH , 43230
    (Assembly of God)
    1.2  mi  |  390  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Columbus
    Eagle Academy Of Columbus
    Alternative School (Brethren)
    3643 Olde Ridenour Rd
    Columbus , OH , 43230
    Alternative School (Brethren)
    1.3  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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