What are the benefits of attending Columbia Academy Elementary and Middle School vs public school?
- Low student-to-teacher ratios
- Individual student attention
- High academic standards
- Privately owned
Does Columbia Academy Elementary and Middle School provide transportation?
Columbia Academy does not provide bus transportation to and from school. Our school is open from 7:00 am through 6:00 pm providing before and after care.
How is before and after care structured?
Before care is broken into age-appropriate groups and starts out in the library with teacher-directed activities as well as time in the gym and outside, with snack being provided for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten. Aftercare consists of snack for all age groups, outside time, a quiet time for homework, and planned activities related to the monthly theme. Students also get the opportunity to go to the computer lab and participate in extracurricular activities.
Do the schools hold emergency preparedness drills?
All schools hold monthly fire drills, as well as quarterly tornado, earthquake, or lockdown drills.
What type of partnership do the preschools have with the elementary and middle school?
All schools participate in the Holiday Giving campaign, Souper Bowl, and Art Show. During the holiday we have a holiday shop which allows the preschools to come to the elementary and middle school to shop for holiday gifts. The four-year-olds also come and visit the elementary and middle school during the year to help them become familiar with Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten.