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We’d like to thank them for the opportunity to let our son go to this school. I don’t know how they found me, but I’m glad they did.

– Bobby and Paula, Parents

When I visit our students who are now in high school, they have that same passion for college, even after they have left CCA.

– Michelle Williams

This school system is challenging. It pushes the boundaries of creativity and learning.

– Jason, Parent

The teachers care. They care about education, they make sure the kids get their work done, and they communicate with you.

– Bobby and Paula, Parents

The teachers do everything in their power to be responsible for the success of not only their students, but of the school, of the class, and of the grade.

– Jason, Parent

CCA has made it possible for my son to get wonderful grades and scholarships to great high schools that I never in a million years thought I would be able to send him to.

– Maria, Parent

I have always expected Christopher to go far, but with the help of CCA, Christopher already has a plan. He has a plan and he’s in the 8th grade - and that’s amazing.

– Maria, Mother

For the staff, this is not just a job for them. They are really on a mission to change these childrens’ lives and impact the community.

– Jason, Parent

I love the fact that the teachers hold her accountable for her homework, for her tests, for the syllabus. Everything is in order.

– Jason, Parent

These teachers are so upbeat. They make you feel very very welcome.

– Bobby Cline and Paula Green

Fulfilling our mission is no easy task. It will require an extensive commitment of time, energy and financial resources.

– Andrew Boy

It’s a great school to attend. It’s a great place to work too, because everyone here has a passion and dedication.

– Michelle Williams

The administration supports the things that are important. They support the teachers, they are always focused on learning and getting kids as far as they can in 1 year, 2 years, 3 years.

– Kathryn Anstaett

I'm most proud of my grades. Since I've come here, I've been on the honor roll every single time.

– Christopher, Student




About Us

About Us

Unite Today. Change Tomorrow.

Our schools do more than close the achievement gap for low income and high need students. They open their minds to learning - with discipline and mutual respect - and give students the life skills to gain entrance, gain success and gain a degree from the most demanding high schools and colleges. All of the schools in United Schools Network are proudly authorized by the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation.

Open Enrollment, Tuition Free
Elementary Schools, curent grades K-2
Middle Schools, current grades 6-8

Elementary School Locations:
United Preparatory Academy – State St. – Columbus, OH
United Preparatory Academy – Main St. – Columbus, OH OPENS IN 2017

Middle School Locations:
Columbus Collegiate Academy – Main St. – Columbus, OH
Columbus Collegiate Academy – Dana Ave. – Columbus, OH

We're looking for enthusiastic studentsdedicated teachers and enlightened donors to join us.