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Colonial Christian Academy

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Posted August 24, 2013

Great cookout everyone! Thank you Chris Johnson, 2013 graduate, for being our master chef! Thanks to Amber, Hannah and Imani for the awesome brownies and deserts. And as always, thank you Mrs. McRae for all your help! Great to see new and old faces!!! Looking forward to a great school year! See you at the next cookout, Monday, September 24th!
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Posted June 8, 2012

Paste link in web browser for DSS / CPS report of violations of this school as of a few months ago still an open case. THIS IS A PUBLIC RECORD WEBSITE you can also check other schools on this site. I drove by the school this morning it is in a very bad area the fence is broken down in the back where the kids play, the playarea is overgrown with weeds, and the playground toys look very unsafe as if they were put up in the 1950s. Really this is allowed to pass inspection as a school?

Posted February 7, 2012

I do have to agree that this was a far overpriced alternative school. Oh yes they were very helpful in doing everything possible to get my child enrolled and payment options were quick to be disscused.I have to say that communication with school to home was poor at best every event was last minute always needing yet more money.The school dispite how much we paid never seemed to have enough money to keep the heat on in the winter my child was always sick and complained of being cold at school and was not allowed to wear a coat in class becouse of the dress code Dr. Krell would make them take it off. I myself did stop in unannounced a few times to find it was very cold the classrooms have no windows are very dark and depressing and half the lights are burned out.
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Posted June 16, 2011

This school was a joke!!! Never again my child deserves better! All the money we paid for old books and they couldn't even keep them,,,but I guess its a good living for Ms Krell.
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Posted May 31, 2011

I think that this is, by far, an over priced alternative school! My daughter had trouble with public school and came to CCA for one semester. She would find out on a Tuesday about a field trip on Wednesday that she would need money for. We already paid the school $4000 for one semester and also had to pay additional money for standardized testing. Come on, what a rip off. She learned more in her first semester of public school than she did all year at this school. Save your money and let your kids stay home and watch Maury Povich, they'll learn more. The only homework my child ever had was a term paper and she finished her semester with a 99% average in all subjects. At least my money bought good grades I guess.
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Posted October 22, 2010

Low student teacher ratio, great Christian curriculum, a hidden treasure in Columbia with students from all areas in SC
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Posted August 27, 2009

I Graduated and the people there are very happy, wellling to help in anyway, and are great people!!

Posted October 10, 2007

I'm now in my third year in college and graduated from Colonial Christian Academy as Valedictorian in 2005. I loved the school and the teachers that ran it. Dr. Krell, the principal, was very supportive of everything and everyone. She gave me a total different look on life when I was at my weakest point. I couldn't imagine going to a better school.
—Submitted by a former student

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 67% 36%
White 33% 53%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 7%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1110 Meeting Street
West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone: (803) 796-7025


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