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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,154 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Columbia Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1979

Student Body

Total Students
1,154 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Columbia Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
51%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
20 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus A/B, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Statistics, US History
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Page 17 of the handbook: (View more info)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Jr. K – K $8,320 Grades 1-3 $8,600 Grades 4-6 $8,980 Grades 7-9 $9,780 Grades 10-12 $10,110
Admissions Director
Cindy Zientak
Admissions Associate
Amberly Kaylor
Endowment Size
$3.1 million

Sports

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Columbia Academy often compared to?
Columbia Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Zion Christian Academy by visitors of our site.
What sports does Columbia Academy offer?
Columbia Academy offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Columbia Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for most sports offered.
What is Columbia Academy's ranking?
Columbia Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered and Most sports offered.
When is the application deadline for Columbia Academy?
The application deadline for Columbia Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,154 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Tennessee is $11,512 for elementary schools and $12,185 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tennessee is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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