When you choose Columbus Classical Academy, you are making a decision about what you want your child to learn and what kind of human being you hope they will become. You are declaring a desire that they be instructed in the knowledge and virtue upon which independent, responsible, and joyful lives are built. Thank you for entrusting us with their education.


This section provides all information needed to submit an application to Columbus Classical Academy. Please contact our admissions team at admissions@columbusclassical.org with any questions.

Step 1: Complete Application

Complete your application by following the link below:

Step 2: Email Confirmation

You will receive the following email confirmations from Columbus Classical Academy.

  • Confirmation that an application paperwork has been received
  • Confirmation that application is complete and under review by the admissions team

Step 3: Information Session, Interview, Screening

  • Attend a CCA Information Night (see the Events Page)
  • We will reach out to schedule a family interview
  • We will reach out to schedule kindergarten screening (if required)

Step 4: Admissions Decision

Admissions decisions will be made on a rolling basis as applications are received.

Step 5: Enrollment Decision

  • Submit non-refundable enrollment deposit via the FACTS Family Portal within 7 days of receiving an email notice of admission, in order to secure your spot(s). Deposits made more than 7 days after notice of admission will be accepted only if space remains in the class for which the deposit is being made.
  • Schedule Math placement test for any student 5th grade and higher
  • Submit a recent photo of each child enrolling

Step 6: Select Tuition Payment Plan

  • Payment in full: 100% paid by August 1, 2023, receives a 3% discount
  • 2 Payments: 60% due August 1, 2023, 40% due December 31, 2023
  • 9 Payments: monthly payment August 1, 2023 through May 1, 2024, service fee will apply

Step 7: Final Paperwork

Upload final paperwork via the FACTS Family Portal by August 1, 2023, including:

  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Immunization records or Letter of Exemption
  • Health questionnaire and Medication Permission Form (if applicable)
  • Emergency Contact form (one per family)
  • Student Parking Permit form (when applicable)
  • Signature page of CCA’s Honor Code (one per student)
  • Family Handbook acknowledgement (one per family)

Admissions Process

Admissions Timeline

October 3, 2022 Early Application period opens
January 15, 2023 Early Application period closes
January 16, 2023 Rolling Application period opens
March 24, 2023 Enrollment deposit due

Waiting List

If all spots in your child’s grade are filled and you have otherwise satisfied the admissions criteria, your child will be placed on a waiting list. Admissions will continue on a rolling basis. During rolling admission, as spots become available, the next person on the waiting list will be admitted. No deposit or tuition is due until you have been notified of your acceptance from the waiting list. A deposit of $500 is due within 48 hours of acceptance. If the deposit is not received, the spot will be released to the next person on the waiting list.

Tuition & Fees

“It ought to be the oldest things that are taught to the youngest children, the assured and experienced truths that are put first to the baby.”
~G. K. Chesterton