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Welcome to

CCA–Dana Ave.

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Welcome to Columbus Collegiate Academy – Dana Avenue.

Welcome, Columbus Collegiate Academy - Dana Ave. families and scholars! CCA-Dana Ave. serves 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. We offer a safe school with rigorous curriculum, delivered by a dedicated group of caring teachers, and designed to prepare our students for the demands of high school and college. In addition to core classes, CCA-Dana Ave. scholars participate in advisory classes, electives and enrichment periods. We are excited to partner with our families and scholars to make sure their child is on the path to college

–Jenna CookSchool Director


School Day

Most Columbus Collegiate Academy students ride the bus and will arrive at 8:40 AM. Students who do not ride the bus should arrive at Columbus Collegiate Academy everyday by 9:00 AM to be counted as on time.


School Calendar

The Columbus Collegiate Academy Dana Avenue Campus school year runs from August 22, 2018, through June 5, 2019. School hours are from 8:40 AM to 4:00 PM every day.


Additional Documents

The 2018-19 CCA-Dana Ave. Enrollment Packet
The 2018-19 Southwestern City Schools Transportation Request Form

Our handbook for 2018-2019 will give you more information on school supplies and a sample schedule and is available upon request.

Read a copy of our Anti-Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, and Dating Violence Policy.

Columbus Collegiate Academy – Dana Ave.
300 Dana Avenue
Columbus, OH 43223
Phone: 614-545-9570
Fax:  888-971-4373
Contact: Essence Brittentine

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Interested in seeing if CCA–Dana Ave. is right for your child?


Educators and Leaders Unite for Change


Our Team

Check out our careers pages to find leadership, teaching, and operations opportunities to join this team!


Kelly Caudill | 6th Grade Reading, MASE
Jenna Cook | School Director
Ondriel Foster | Teaching Fellow
Alicia Harris | 6th Grade Writing, Grade-Level Chair
Maggie Harris | 7th Grade Writing
Aliyah Hiram | 8th Grade Reading and Writing
Caitlin Hughes | 7th Grade Reading, Grade-Level Chair
Nicholas Kowaleski | 8th Grade Social Studies and Reading Intervention
Jeff Kuhne | Dean of Students
Charles Lantz | 7th Grade Math
Jessica McAdoo | Dean of Family and Community Engagement

Samantha McCandless | Office Coordinator
Luke McClellan | 7th Grade Social Studies
Adrian Moore | Operations Manager
Ashley Petrozzi | Intervention Specialist, Special Education Department Chair
Eric Pfander | 6th and 8th Grade Math, Grade-Level Chair
Joe Phelan | Intervention Specialist
Tanina Seagraves | Associate Dean of Students
Katherine Sennott | 8th Grade Science and Special Education Support
Elizabeth Voyzey | 7th Grade Science
Rachel Weber | 6th Grade Social Math
Dan Welch | 6th Grade Social Studies



Our Board


David Brackett Member | Vice President of Accounting and Special Projects, Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus

Robert Kulpa Member | Account Manager, AEP Energy

Jessica Meyer - Chair | Counsel, Nationwide Insurance

Angela Paul Whitfield Member | Partner, Carpenter Lipps & Leland LLP

Joseph Saverimuttu Vice-Chair | Owner, Central Medical Holdings

Mike VessellsMember | Partner, Ringside Search and Staffing