Central Baptist Academy

Since 1968 Central Baptist Academy has been successfully producing well educated and well-rounded students in Cincinnati, Ohio, as a ministry of the Central Baptist Church.
We currently have around 150 students enrolled in kindergarten through eighth grade.
We believe in traditional educational values that allow the home, school, and church to work together in teaching our children with Biblical principles as the foundation.
We offer a school that emphasizes love of God and country, traditional moral values, and a dependence upon Biblical Christian principles.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,700
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
142 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Central Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Uniform required

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The tuition cost for grade K-6 is $5,700; the cost for grades 7-8 is $5,900. EdChoice Scholarships are accepted.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Pam Smith

School Notes

What We Teach and Why
  • Biblical Model: The students of Central Baptist Academy are taught the Biblical concept of the true nature of man using the method of teaching modeled in the Bible. We strive to give each student the opportunity to increase in wisdom, in character, and in knowledge. 
  • Biblical Values: First, students are taught the unchangeable Biblical values that give an anchor and a purpose in life. All subjects are taught in agreement with the Bible which is our final authority. Students study the Bible as part of the regular curriculum.  In addition, the entire academy gathers for chapel once a week. In order to most benefit the student, each child is encouraged to attend church regularly. Through the Word of God, right and wrong can be clearly defined, and definite direction can be given. Students at Central Baptist Academy are taught where they come from, why they are here, and where they are going. God's Word teaches us that man was created in the image of God. By disobedience, man fell from innocence and brought upon himself a sinful nature and was separated from God. Therefore, the first priority of Christian education is to bring each student into a right relationship with God through a relationship with Jesus Christ. We all need God and His help.
  • Lifelong Learners: Second, children at Central Baptist Academy are also taught to be lifelong learners, valuable family members, helpful neighbors, and effective citizens. Students are taught to have proper respect for authority and are expected to be responsible and accountable for their actions. They are encouraged to be cooperative and dependable. Our teachers model and teach the virtues of honesty, integrity, sincerity, and respect. Also, students are educated to appreciate and understand the history of our government while being encouraged to become patriotic citizens. We are doing our best to educate the future leaders of our great country.
  • Academic Excellence: Third, students are encouraged to excel academically. We use A Beka Christian School Curriculum in our classrooms. Throughout our nation, A Beka is recognized as the standard of excellence in Christian textbooks and scholastic materials. The A Beka Book approach to education keeps learning lively, interesting, and memorable. The materials reflect sensible theory that is firmly anchored to practicality. Their publications are built upon a firm foundation of absolute truth and sound scholarship and are written by dedicated and talented scholars well grounded in the practical aspects of classroom teaching.Most of all, we strive to help each student reach his or her full potential. 
We would love to have you come join the Central Baptist Academy family!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Central Baptist Academy cost?
Central Baptist Academy's tuition is approximately $5,700 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Central Baptist Academy?
The acceptance rate of Central Baptist Academy is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 89%.
When is the application deadline for Central Baptist Academy?
The application deadline for Central Baptist Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,700
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Cincinnati, OH is $8,574 for elementary schools and $14,051 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cincinnati, OH is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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