Harambee Fact Sheet

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. Harambee operates on a year round school calendar.

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.


Most Students Attend Tuition Free

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

Year Round School Calendar

The school year begins at the end of July and ends in at the beginning of June. Studies show the year-round school calendar helps curb Summer learning loss and can reduce the achievement gap experienced in students from low income neighborhoods.

Transportation Provided

Columbus City Schools provides bussing for most students.

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.

Student Run Social Enterprise & Hands on Economic Literacy

Students also 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!

Engaging Sunday Youth Groups for All Ages

Engaging youth groups for all ages that emphasize Bible study, prayer, friendships, and fun meet every Sunday.

Fun Summer Camps for Middle School Students

Students in grades 5-8 have the opportunity to attend an amazing Christian Summer camp each year at little to no cost.

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