Golden Bridge Academy

Located in Lima, Ohio, Golden Bridge Academy is a non-profit, private school for students in pre-school through 6th grade.
The premise behind the teaching at GBA is that all children learn at their own rate.
When given the opportunity to do this there is a genuine and lasting love of learning that is instilled at an early age and extends throughout life.
At Golden Bridge learning is hands on and developmentally appropriate.
Our mission is to help students learn in an environment that stimulates them to move, explore, have self-directed choices and a sense of competence in each of the completed activities.
In addition each student should have inner control over their emotions and be able to cognitively and emotionally start at their skill level and progress at their own rate.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Students: 109 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,980
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Golden Bridge Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-7
Year Founded
1997

Student Body

Total Students
109 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
82%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Golden Bridge Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
13 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform-Khaki pants, white top)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Discounts are available. Tuition can be paid in 10 or 12 monthly payments.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kendra Gottschalk

School Notes

  • Located in Lima, Ohio, Golden Bridge Academy is a non-profit, private school for students in pre-school through 6th grade.
  • The premise behind the teaching at GBA is that all children learn at their own rate.
  • When given the opportunity to do this there is a genuine and lasting love of learning that is instilled at an early age and extends throughout life.
  • At Golden Bridge learning is hands on and developmentally appropriate.
  • Our mission is to help students learn in an environment that stimulates them to move, explore, have self-directed choices and a sense of competence in each of the completed activities.
  • In addition each student should have inner control over their emotions and be able to cognitively and emotionally start at their skill level and progress at their own rate.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Students: 109 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,980
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Lima, OH is $3,221 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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