About Academy

Columbus Academy is one of the premier Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 coeducational country day schools in the United States and continues to provide students from throughout Central Ohio with an exceptional academic education and a wide array of extracurricular opportunities. Our "In Quest of the Best" motto emphasizes developing the entire individual -- intellectually, socially, ethically, artistically and physically.

Please click here for our Mission Statement, Diversity Statement, Non-Discrimination Policy and Standards.

Excellence takes many forms at Columbus Academy:

  • 100% of our graduates attend major colleges and universities.
  • 66% of the faculty hold advanced degrees and the average teaching experience of faculty is 18 years.
  • Over 75 percent of Columbus Academy students in grades 7-12 compete on at least one school athletics team, and the Viking varsity programs have won over 70 team and individual state championships in 13 different sports.
  • Our students consistently place highly in state and national artistic, musical and choral competitions.
  • Columbus Academy alumni and leaders throughout the Central Ohio community continue to enroll their children in the school.
  • Three libraries, six state-of-the-art computer labs and SMART Boards in classrooms throughout campus provide the latest online resources and equip students with today's technology.
  • Columbus Academy is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS). This organization is made up of 200 independent schools from 15 Midwestern states.
  • Columbus Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) which represents more than 1,200 independent schools in the United States and abroad.
Columbus Academy  4300 Cherry Bottom Road | Gahanna, OH 43230 | 614-475-2311