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Ages 6 Weeks – 8th Grade

Welcome to Columbia Academy

For nearly 25 years, Columbia Academy has provided inspiring learning experiences from infancy up to 8th grade. With five campuses to serve our students, we are conveniently located for all families in the Columbia area.

Private Preschool and Elementary Schools Serving Families in Columbia, Maryland

We offer full-time programs for children from infancy up to 8th grade. With a talented team of educators and an innovative curriculum, we provide an education that empowers children with the skills and knowledge base they need to excel. See below for more information about our programs by age group and schedule your personal tour.

Preschool at Kendall Ridge

The preschool at Kendall Ridge is part of Columbia Academy, which offers a strong academic foundation for students from ages 6 weeks through Grade 8. The Kendall Ridge location is one of four preschools within the Columbia Academy system. When your child enters Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten, they join other grades at our elementary and middle school location on Old Columbia Road.

Preschool at Kings Contrivance

Getting yourself — and a child — out the door on time can be one of the biggest challenges of the day, even without any traffic delays. Thankfully, enrolling your child in Columbia Academy’s preschool at Kings Contrivance can ease some of that travel pressure and provide the peace of mind that comes from knowing your child is well cared for.

Preschool at Maple Lawn

If you live or work near the Maple Lawn area, you already know that Fulton, MD, is the ideal mix of peaceful living and accessibility to more urban amenities. It’s also the ideal location for Columbia Academy’s preschool at Maple Lawn where your child can enjoy the best of private preschools right in your neighborhood.

Preschool at Thunder Hill

Our Thunder Hill campus offers a strong academic foundation for preschoolers. This location is one of four preschools within the Columbia Academy system. Our experienced educators ensure your child has a head start on schooling.

Elementary and Middle School

Whether you’re looking for a private elementary school or a private middle school, you’ll discover both at our campus on Old Columbia Road. We are located just off of Routes 29 and 32 — conveniently situated between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Busy parents enjoy having a shopping center close to campus that includes a Harris Teeter, Starbucks, and Ritas.

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Endeavor Schools is a network of private schools that is unwaveringly committed to the safety, wellbeing and development of every child in our schools. Our purpose is to provide children with a superior education in a caring environment while earning parents’ trust with proven results.

“My children loved the teachers and were very well prepared for school. Wonderful staff and facilities!”

– Columbia Academy Parent
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