The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy

     Tel: (614)221-1518
        
   
Grades: K - 6 | 47 students
The Gloria S.
Friend Christian Academy is located in the downtown area of Columbus, and is committed to bringing back to our society the power of school and family working together to build a Christian society for the future.
We believe in the Sovereignty of God as revealed in the works of His creation, and through His redemptive plan for salvation.
To empower God's children by pursuing excellence in education through quality instruction and strong Biblical teachings as it relates to value formation, a Christian lifestyle and worship, as well as a focus on multiculturalism with an emphasis on the African-American experience.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6
Learning Programs Supported Differentiated Instruction
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 47 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 94%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Navy-pants/jumpers; White-dress shirt/blouse;)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,150
Tuition Notes Assessment Fee: $20 Enrollment Fee:$60; Tuition: $4150; Multi-Siblings Discount 5%; Ohio EdChoice Participating School
% on Financial Aid 95%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,150

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Charles Preparatory School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornerstone Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mount Carmel KinderCare (0.7 miles away)
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