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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

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

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

– Andrew Boy

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

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

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

– 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

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

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

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

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

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

CCA Dana

Our Cities: Columbus

When you focus on the right actions, you get amazing results.

2016 Ohio Achievement Assessment 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.

Student Demographics

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.