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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

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

– 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

– Jason, Parent

UPrep Main

Main Campus

Welcome to UPrep-Main!

Welcome to United Preparatory Academy-Main! We are a new school located on the near east side of Columbus proudly serving the community. Our small class sizes, character education, dedicated and caring teachers and administrators, and commitment to a first rate college preparatory education await you. We currently serve kindergarten and first grades, but will grow each year to eventually serve students in kindergarten through fifth grades. At United Preparatory Academy-Main, we are on a mission to ensure that each and every student who walks through our doors receives the knowledge, support, and warmth necessary to prepare them for their futures. Thank you for entrusting us with your child(ren) and for partnering with us because we know "It takes a village!"

–Kathryn Anstaett, School Director

United Preparatory Academy is a college-prep elementary charter school committed to providing an excellent education to underserved students of Columbus, Ohio.

United Preparatory Academy prepares elementary 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 middle schools, high schools and colleges.

Contact Information:
1469 East Main St.
Columbus, OH 43205
Grades: K
Main Line: 614-557-3574
Contact: Kathryn Anstaett
Email: kanstaett@unitedschoolsnetwork.org