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Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy

CHCA is a private, independent Christian school serving both students PK-12 in suburban northeast Cincinnati and students PK-6 in downtown Cincinnati.

General Info:

Address: 8283 East Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249
Phone: (513) 706-7019

Q&A with Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy:

What makes Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy unique?

Whether you are a preschooler, an Upper School student, or anywhere in between, you will experience high levels of engagement through innovative programming, hands-on learning, and unique learning environments. Highlights include a 4,000 sq ft greenhouse, $1.2 million Early Childhood Learning Center expansion, innovation and design thinking spaces, a student-run coffee bar, a 2,000 sq ft teaching kitchen, outdoor classrooms, collaboration centers, enhanced accommodations for our world-ranked robotics programming, and more. All of CHCA’s spaces were developed to facilitate hands-on learning and foster creativity and leadership. They also support CHCA’s Teacher Innovation Fund, a grant initiative designed to empower teachers to create innovative, high-engagement learning opportunities for students. CHCA was also the first school in the region to offer Intersession, a two-week experiential learning term where students explore a personal passion, participate in an internship, travel internationally, or learn through service immersion.

What is Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy’s age/grade range?

Preschool starts at Age 2 and CHCA serves students from PK2 – Grade 12.


What is your enrollment policy? Are there any key dates parents should be aware of?

CHCA accepts applications on a rolling basis. Steps to apply can be found at and include completing an application and submitting supporting materials, admission testing, and a family interview.

Do you offer financial assistance?

There are many options for affording a CHCA education:

– Need-based tuition assistance
– Merit-based scholarships
– Flexible payment options
– Ohio Educational Choice Scholarship (EdChoice)

An investment in your child’s education at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy yields a lifetime of returns, and we want to help make it a reality for families.

What are the standard school day hours?

They vary by campus:
Blake Lindner Thompson Early Childhood Learning Center – Ages 2-4 – Hours vary 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Edyth B Lindner Campus Lower School Grades K-3 – 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Founders’ Campus Lower School Grades 4-6 – 7:55 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Founders’ Campus Upper School Grades 7-8 – 8:00 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.
Founders’ Campus Upper School Grades 9-12 – 8:00 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.
Armleder Campus Early Learning Program and Lower School – 7:50 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Does Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy offer before/after school care? Does Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy offer afterschool activities?

CHCA does offer before and after school care for Preschool – Grade 8.

CHCA offers a multitude of extracurricular activities in academics, athletics, and fine arts.

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Does Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy offer support for students with special needs?

Support for students with special needs is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

What specialty classes / extracurricular activities does Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy offer (gym, art, language, sports etc.)?

CHCA offers a multitude of extracurricular activities in academics, athletics, and fine arts.

What are Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy’s safety policies?

CHCA has extensive policies regarding student, faculty, and staff safety and health. An overview can be provided by request.


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