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 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 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
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
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
This school system is challenging. It pushes the boundaries of creativity and learning.– 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
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
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
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
Welcome to CCA-Dana!
Welcome current and potential future students and families of Columbus Collegiate Academy-Dana! Dana is in its fifth year serving scholars in grades 6-8 in the Franklinton and west Columbus community. Dana offers a rigorous college-prep curriculum planned by a dedicated team of caring teachers, a daily small-group advisory system, and extracurricular activities like violin and basketball. We hope you'll join our hardworking community of scholars on their path to and through college!
–Nathan Parker, School Director
Columbus Collegiate Academy - Dana Ave. is a college preparatory charter school committed to providing educational opportunities to under-served students in Columbus, Ohio.
Columbus Collegiate Academy - Dana Ave. prepares middle school students to achieve academic excellence and become citizens of integrity. High expectations for scholarship and behavior, and an achievement-oriented school culture ensure all students are equipped to enter, succeed in, and graduate from the most demanding high schools and colleges.
300 Dana Avenue
Columbus, OH 43223
Contact: Khaty Xiong