Gahanna Christian Academy

  • Unleashing the power of every student to change the world! GCA's daycare, preschool and K-12 school is all located on one campus in the heart of Gahanna.
  • We provide student-centered instruction focused on faith, projects and student passions. Come and experience GCA!.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationAssembly of God
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students440 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Gahanna Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Advanced CoursesCalculus, English, Government, US History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants, polo or logo wear)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 16 / Jun. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies by grade level:Preschool, K-5, 6-8, 9-12 View website: for current rates
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Cheryll Haugen
Admissions AssociateGianna Harrison


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
National Honor Society, Robotics, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Theatre

School Notes

  • We believe every student has the power to change the world and that following Christ is life's greatest adventure. GCA empowers students through teaching and learning with a focus on faith, projects and student passions.  Our student-centered approach is grounded in design-thinking, research and state standards so that every student has a personal experience and masters skills at their own pace. 
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The average private school tuition in Columbus, OH is $5,539 for elementary schools and $13,783 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Columbus, OH is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).