• Congratulations

    Africentric Lady Nubians

    Girls Basketball Team

    2023-2024 OHSAA Division III

    State Champions!!!

    Record 9th State Title in CAEC History!

    Back-to-Back State Champs!


    2023-2024 Lady Nubians
    Back-to-Back State Champions!


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  • Dress Code

    All students are expected to wear dress code.

    Grades 9-12: Black polo tops and khaki bottoms.

    Grades PK-8: Purple polo tops and khaki bottoms.

    This is an expectation that is strictly enforced.

  • Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

    Please see the images below for our daily arrival and dismissal procedures.



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School Announcements

  • In honor of World Veterinarian Day, Columbus Africentric Early College welcomed renowned veterinarians and stars of the National Geographic Wild show "Critter Fixers: Country Vets", Drs. Terrence Ferguson and Vernard Hodges.

    The "Vet for a Day" program familiarize CAEC students, especially those from underrepresented backgrounds, to the exciting world of veterinary medicine.

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  • Online Learning Resources

    Our academic leadership team has developed an online learning resource guide to support students across all grades during virtual learning. View it here.

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  • Sankofa 2021

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  • Watch our School Choice Fair video!

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District Announcements

  • Let’s Kick-Start the New Year!

    back to school fair is august 17

    Before CCS heads back to the classroom, join us for one of the largest back-to-school celebrations in the city! The CCS Back-to-School Family Resource Fair. Join us Saturday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the campus of Fort Hayes, 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd. 

    RSVP Today for the CCS Back-to-School Fair. 

    We've partnered with amazing organizations like NBC4, Making a Difference Foundation, The American Red Cross of Central Ohio, Columbia Gas, the City of Columbus Recreation and Parks, and many more to make this event unforgettable. You don't want to miss this incredible opportunity to kick-start the school year. 

    So, mark your calendars and join us on August 17 for an afternoon packed with essential info, valuable resources, and tons of fun for everyone! Let's make going back to school an absolute blast.

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  • Bus Routing Information is Moving to Parent Portal!

    yellow bus graphicBeginning this school year (2024-25), the District's transportation department will no longer mail bus route information to families' homes. Transportation eligible families will now receive their child's bus routing information through the Parent Portal.

    Click here for more information.

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Contact Us

  • Phone:

    • High School 9-12: (614) 365-8675
    • Middle School 6-8: (614) 365-6517 
    • Elementary School PreK-5: (614) 365-6517

    Email: africentrichs@columbus.k12.oh.us

    School Hours: 

    • High School 9-12: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm  
    • Middle School 6-8: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm  
    • Elementary School PreK-5: 8:50 am - 3:30 pm

    Columbus Africentric Early College PreK-12