The Columbus Academy

4300 Cherry Bottom Road
Columbus, OH 43230-0432
Tel: (614)509-2220
Grades: PK-12 | 1087 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 1087 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
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 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of 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, Spanish Language, Statistics, US Government, US History, World History
Average SAT score 1970
Average ACT score 29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,700
Tuition Notes $2.5 million in need-based financial aid is available; merit scholarship program for new 9th grade students
% 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.

Profile last updated: 09/17/2015

Nearby Private 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 Cherry Way KinderCare (0.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gahanna
    Cherry Way KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.3 miles
    1341 Cherry Way Dr.
    Gahanna, OH 43230
    (614)475-2116
    0.3NS-PK
    n/a
  • 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

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