These teachers are so upbeat. They make you feel very very welcome.– Bobby Cline and Paula Green
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
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
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
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
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
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'm most proud of my grades. Since I've come here, I've been on the honor roll every single time.– Christopher, Student
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
Fulfilling our mission is no easy task. It will require an extensive commitment of time, energy and financial resources.– Andrew Boy
When you focus on the right actions, you get amazing results.
Source: Ohio Department of Education, ReportCards, 2015. Data is for CCA-Dana Ave. only. For network-wide USN data, please click here.
As a group, we have committed our hearts and minds to actualize our students' growth and achievement - and have been rewarded with extraordinary student performance and honors. More important are the stories of our students - showing the heights to which our children can soar with the right education, guidance and encouragement.
Columbus Collegiate Academy – Dana Ave. serves a high-need student population. Demographics for 2015 are as follows:
67% are students of color
80% are economically disadvantaged
15% qualify for special education services
6% are English Language Learners
Ohio Achievement Assessment
OAA results from the 2015-2016 school year exemplify CCA-Dana’s strong academic performance, especially in 8th grade math and science. Students at CCA-Dana outperformed Columbus City School’s in almost every grade and subject, and demonstrated incredible growth throughout the school year.