The Columbus Academy

4300 Cherry Bottom Road
Columbus, OH 43230
Tel: (614)509-2220
  • The Columbus Academy is an independent coeducational Pre-K through 12 college-preparatory day school committed to academic excellence.
  • Often noted as the area's most rigorous academic program, Columbus Academy is proud of its exceptional facilities and the students, faculty and staff who possess the dedication, talent, and enthusiasm that make Columbus Academy such a special place.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1911

Student Body

Total Students1087 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeThe Columbus Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers140 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Chemistry, Chinese, Comparative Government, Computer Science 1, Economics, English Composition, English Literature, Latin, Modern European History, Physics 1, Physics 2, Spanish Language, Statistics, US Government, US History, World History
Average SAT score1390
Average ACT score29

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,700
Tuition Notes$2.5 million in need-based financial aid is available; merit scholarship program for new 9th grade students
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$10,200
Acceptance Rate
47%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJohn Wuorinen

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • The Columbus Academy is an independent coeducational Pre-K through 12 college-preparatory day school committed to academic excellence. Often noted as the area's most rigorous academic program, Columbus Academy is proud of its exceptional facilities and the students, faculty and staff who possess the dedication, talent, and enthusiasm that make Columbus Academy such a special place.
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The average private school tuition in Columbus, OH is $5,610 for elementary schools and $13,518 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Columbus, OH is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).