District Announcements

  • Africentric Girls Basketball Team Will Play for the City League Championship!

    Congratulations to the Africentric Girls’ Basketball Team!!  The Nubians will play in the 2023 City League Basketball Championship this Saturday!!  Please see event details below:•    Teams - Northland Vikings vs. Africentric Nubians•    Date – Saturday, February 4, 2023•    Time - 12 Noon•    Location - Columbus East HS•    Doors open to the public at 11:00 am.•    Tickets are only available online at the Local Level website.•    Tickets go on sale Wednesday 2.1.2023 at noon.•    Tickets are general admission: $6.00.See you at the game this Saturday!!

  • Save the Dates

    • February 22: African American Read-In 9:30 am to 10:00 am
    • March 1: SAT for Juniors 8:00 am to 11:00 am


  • Bus Routes are Changing After Winter Break!

    As part of CCS' Transportation Reliability Improvement Measures, the District is undertaking an unprecedented mid-year action to update ALL bus routes across the city, effective Jan. 3. To learn more, visit our Transportation website at:


  • 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.

School Announcements

  • 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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  • CAEC Student Artist Wins Award for Artwork!


    We would like to congratulate JJ Brown for receiving the Honorable Mention Award for the 4th Annual Otterbein High School Art Exhibition! She received this award for her photograph titled "Little Brother." JJ is now officially eligible for the talent scholarship if she attends Otterbein University. Congratulations to JJ for being the first CAEC student to place in the top 5 for this art exhibition!

    *** Read all about it here! ***

  • Showcasing Africentric Artists


    We are proud to celebrate the following five highly-talented Africentric student artists who have been accepted into the Ohio Arts Education Association’s Emerging Artist Showcase for 2022:

    Neveah Frey

    Keiwon Grimes

    NDeye Diop

    Paris Steele

    Aiyana Harrison


    An in-person show featuring their projects will be held at the King Arts Complex. Dates and further details regarding this show will be announced. You may preview their work below.


    Congratulations, Nubians!!





    Neveah Frey

    Student: Nevaeh Frey (10)

    Title: Self-Portrait

    Medium:  Pencil / Marker

    Teacher: Sidney Irvine


    NDeye Diop

    Student: NDeye Diop (11)

    Title: Self-Portrait

    Medium:  Acrylic

    Teacher: Sidney Irvine


    Keiwon Grimes

    Student: Keiwon Grimes (9)

    Title: Emotions in B&W

    Medium:  Digital Photography

    Teacher: Sidney Irvine


    Paris Steele

    Student: Paris Steele (11)

    Title: Untitled Character Design

    Medium:  Water Color Marker

    Teacher: Sidney Irvine


    Aiyana Harrison

    Student: Aiyana Harrison (9)

    Title: Cosmic Mushroom

    Medium:  Water Color Paint & Marker

    Teacher: Sidney Irvine


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