Columbia Academy Elementary & Middle School

Columbia Academy is a private school providing exceptional care and instruction for children.
Columbia Academy recognized a need for an enriched Junior Kindergarten program designed for children who do not meet the Maryland State Department of Education acceptance date for Kindergarten.
Our goal is to teach children how to learn. The Columbia Academy's philosophy is to provide students with educational tools and experiences that will stimulate their desire to learn while fostering respect for human values, which will help them become productive citizens in the classroom as well as the real world.
Through academics and play, we encourage students to recognize the importance of making appropriate social choices and having and demonstrating respect for individuals.
Good communication skills are the foundation for solid relationships with peers, teachers, and family.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1991
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students138 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Columbia Academy Elementary & Middle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Official school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 30 / Apr. 30 / rolling
Tuition NotesPlease call and schedule a visit for more information and see are great program.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions AssociateZach Hooker


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, School Store, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Middle School Girls Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls on the Run National Initiative, Intramural Sports, Soccer Shots, Tennis
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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $10,586 for elementary schools and $16,465 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).