The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy

The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy is located in the downtown area of Columbus, and is committed to bringing back to our society the power of school and family working together to build a Christian society for the future.
We believe in the Sovereignty of God as revealed in the works of His creation, and through His redemptive plan for salvation.
To empower God's children by pursuing excellence in education through quality instruction and strong Biblical teachings as it relates to value formation, a Christian lifestyle and worship, as well as a focus on multiculturalism with an emphasis on the African-American experience.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 45 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,650
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Year Founded
1993

Student Body

Total Students
45 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Navy-pants/jumpers; White-dress shirt/blouse;

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Assessment Fee: $20 Enrollment Fee:$60; Tuition: $4650; Multi-Siblings Discount 5%; Ohio EdChoice Participating School
% on Financial Aid
95%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,650
Admissions Director
Mrs. Nadia Reed
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Sheryl Thorne

School Notes

  • The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy is located in the downtown area of Columbus, and is committed to bringing back to our society the power of school and family working together to build a Christian society for the future. We believe in the Sovereignty of God as revealed in the works of His creation, and through His redemptive plan for salvation. To empower God's children by pursuing excellence in education through quality instruction and strong Biblical teachings as it relates to value formation, a Christian lifestyle and worship, as well as a focus on multiculturalism with an emphasis on the African-American experience.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy cost?
The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $4,650 for private students.
When is the application deadline for The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy?
The application deadline for The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy located?
The Gloria S. Friend Christian Academy is located in the Downtown neighborhood of Columbus, OH. There are 1 other private schools located in Downtown.

School Reviews

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GSFCA provides an excellent academic environment while presenting a wholistic approach for a child`s growth and development. An outstanding staff and small class sizes allows any student to excel. I highly recommend this school for your child. You too will become a believer.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 45 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,650
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Columbus, OH is $13,082 for elementary schools and $17,575 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Columbus, OH is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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