About Harambee


A High Performing Private School

Harambee is a high performing private school serving students in grades K-8. We are located in Columbus’ South Linden neighborhood.

Most Students Attend Tuition Free

Most students who attend are recipients of the Ohio EdChoice Scholarship or other financial aid.

Students Excel Academically

Harambee students regularly outperform peers from higher performing suburban districts. This is remarkable because 85% of students come from low-income households.

Harambee is a Year-Round School

The school year begins in July and ends in early June. View the school calendar here.

Transportation Provided

Columbus City Schools provides bussing for most students.

Student Run Social Enterprise

Students participate in every aspect of running their own business, Harambee Imports, which funds a virtual school economy that students use to earn money, save, and make purchases!

Hot Breakfasts and Lunches Daily

Qualifying students receive free or reduced price meals.

An Award Winning After School Program & Extra-Curriculars

Students in grades K-5 work with caring teachers & volunteers to complete homework after school, and middle school students participate in exciting extracurricular activities including, Spoken Word Poetry, Automotive Engineering, and Web Design.

Columbus School Performance Index Comparison

Columbus School Performance Index Comparison