Columbus Torah Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (614)864-0299
  • The mission of the Columbus Torah Academy is to develop our students into educated, contributing, active, aware members of contemporary American and Jewish societies.
  • To accomplish this mission, CTA is dedicated to: provide a broad based, high quality, secular education, designed to impart the critical educational and learning skills that are necessary to meet the students' future educational and/or vocational challenges.
  • A college-preparatory curriculum is offered with Learning Center support; provide a strong, comprehensive Jewish education, within a modern Orthodox Zionist framework, to inspire learning, living and growing in Judaism as a life-long commitment.
  • Our goals are for our students to make Torah values the center of their lives and to instill in them an attachment to and a sense of responsibility for the State of Israel and the Jewish people; provide an atmosphere within the school that is respectful of and sensitive to the diversity that exists within the community and our parent body, through the modeling and teaching of derech eretz (proper respect) and middot (moral behavior); and provide every Jewish child in the central Ohio area with the opportunity of a CTA education, within the limits of our educational and financial resources.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students215 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeColumbus Torah Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Average SAT score1100
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform shirt, khaki or navy bottoms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
65%
Admissions DirectorShari Herszage

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Garden Club, Lower School Choir, Model UN Club, Soccer Intramural, Tennis Lessons Garden Club, Model UN Club, Tennis Lessons, Lower School Choir,
Soccer Intramural,

School Notes

  • The mission of the Columbus Torah Academy is to develop our students into educated, contributing, active, aware members of contemporary American and Jewish societies. To accomplish this mission, CTA is dedicated to: provide a broad based, high quality, secular education, designed to impart the critical educational and learning skills that are necessary to meet the students' future educational and/or vocational challenges. A college-preparatory curriculum is offered with Learning Center support; provide a strong, comprehensive Jewish education, within a modern Orthodox Zionist framework, to inspire learning, living and growing in Judaism as a life-long commitment. Our goals are for our students to make Torah values the center of their lives and to instill in them an attachment to and a sense of responsibility for the State of Israel and the Jewish people; provide an atmosphere within the school that is respectful of and sensitive to the diversity that exists within the community and our parent body, through the modeling and teaching of derech eretz (proper respect) and middot (moral behavior); and provide every Jewish child in the central Ohio area with the opportunity of a CTA education, within the limits of our educational and financial resources.
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School Reviews

5  4/9/2012
My name is Cheyenne. I used to go to this school until 4th grade when I had to move. I miss this school dearly and hope to visit soon! Hi to all of my friends such as Shayna, Lele, Rosie, Dasha, and many more!
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