Columbia Academy

Columbia Academy is committed to serving its students so they master skills, knowledge, and character appropriate for them and their future while becoming Christlike in attitude and behavior.
Columbia Academy is an institution of learning and the education that is provided is grounded in core Christian values.
Students are involved in daily Bible classes and weekly chapel.
Columbia Academy is dedicated to provide a Christian Education in a tradition of excellence.
Each child deserves to have a quality education in a safe and positive environment.
CA strives to be a school that is accepting and encouraging to each child and helps to cultivate each student's full potential.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Christian School Association (NCSA)
Religious AffiliationChurch of Christ
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1979

Student Body

Total Students962 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Columbia Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
42%
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus A/B, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Statistics, US History
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
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Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,020
Tuition NotesJr. K – K $7,610 Grades 1-3 $7,860 Grades 4-6 $8,200 Grades 7-9 $8,730 Grades 10-12 $9,020
Admissions DirectorCindy Zientak
Endowment Size$3.1 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
MarksmanshipRiflery,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Best Buddies, HOSA, Science Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Drama Club, Drama productions, Photography Class

School Notes

  • Columbia Academy is committed to serving its students so they master skills, knowledge, and character appropriate for them and their future while becoming Christlike in attitude and behavior. Columbia Academy is an institution of learning and the education that is provided is grounded in core Christian values. Students are involved in daily Bible classes and weekly chapel. Columbia Academy is dedicated to provide a Christian Education in a tradition of excellence. Each child deserves to have a quality education in a safe and positive environment. CA strives to be a school that is accepting and encouraging to each child and helps to cultivate each student's full potential.

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