• 1-662-328-7888
  • info@columbuschristian.com
  • 6405 Military Rd, Steens, MS 39766
  • Senior

    Welcome to your SENIOR YEAR!

    Seniors & Families – Congratulations! We are just about to finish your senior’s high school years. It’s an emotional and exciting time, and we know
    the activities and dates can really sneak up on you. Please feel free at anytime to call the office (662)328-7888 with questions or clarification.

    Listed below are some notes you will need as we prepare our Senior Chapel and Graduation activities.

    1st day of school

    Strengthening Relationships

    We aim to strengthen relationships between School alumnae, students, and soon-to-be alumnae while maximizing potential in both personal and professional lives.

    The balance Secondary School maintains between honoring the past and remaining committed to the future is one of its most compelling attributes. We hope you’ll stay in touch, join our network, and bolster our community by supporting Secondary School students today.

    Important Dates

    Aug
    14Senior Parade @ 8:30

    September
    18Homecoming

    October
    1 – Drape/Tux Pictures
    6
    ACT Weekday Test

    November
    College Admission Workshop – TBD

    December
    16-18 – Semester Exams
    HALF-WAY There!

    April
    9 Prom

    May
    7, 10, 11Senior Exams
    12 Senior Awards Day
    practice 2:30 in gym

    13Senior Awards Day
    @ 6pm in gym

    14Graduation Practice
    9am (students only)

    Graduation 6pm

    College Admissions Info

    Preparing For College Info:

    Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Federal student aid application.

    State Financial Aid – Mississippi college financial aid application.

    Rise Up Mississippi – Checklists for each year of high school and great information on preparing for college in Mississippi.

    Get 2 College – -tons of free information, webinars, financial aid help, and test preparation. FREE!

    FastWeb Scholarship – Online scholarship and private financial aid resource.

    Requirement for College Admissions

    3.2 GPA + College Prep Curriculum
    OR
    16-17 ACT + 2.5 GPA + College Prep Curriculum
    OR
    18 and over ACT + 2.0 GPA + College Prep Curriculum

    *Both Columbus Christian Academy graduation tracks are College Prep Curriculum

    Senior Checklist

    August-September:

    • Attend College Fairs & meet your college recruiters

    • Apply for College Admission to meet priority deadlines

    • Secure letter of recommendation (admissions & scholarships)

    October-November:

    January – April:

    • Complete verification if selected by the college.

    • Submit any required documents for state aid.

    • Review & compare financial aid award notices & make final decision.

    • Apply for student housing and pay deposit.

    • Sign up for orientation.

    May:

    • Request your final transcript be sent to the college you choose upon graduation.

    College Admissions Office Contact Info

    Public Colleges & Universities

    Alcorn State University
    Admission Apply online

    Delta State University
    Admission Apply online

    Jackson State University
    Admission Apply Online

    Mississippi State University
    Admission Apply online

    Mississippi University for Women
    Admission Apply online

    Mississippi Valley State University
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    University of Mississippi
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    University of Southern Mississippi
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    Private Colleges & Universities

    Belhaven University
    Admission Apply Online

    Blue Mountain College
    Admission Apply Online

    Millsaps College
    Admission Apply online

    Mississippi College
    Admission Apply online

    Reformed Theological Seminary
    Admission Apply online

    Rust College
    Admission Apply online

    Southeastern Baptist College
    Download application Apply online

    Tougaloo College
    Admission  Apply Online

    Wesley Biblical Seminary
    Admission Apply online

    William Carey College
    Admission Apply online

    Community Colleges

    Coahoma Community College
    Admission  Apply Online

    Download application

    Copiah-Lincoln Community College
    Admission Download application

    East Central Community College
    Admission Apply online

    East Mississippi Community College
    Admission Apply online

    Hinds Community College
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    Holmes Community College
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    Itawamba Community College
    Admission Apply online

    Jones County Junior College
    Admission Apply online

    Meridian Community College
    Admission Apply online

    Mississippi Delta Community College
    Admission Download application

    Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
    Admission Apply Online

    Northeast Mississippi Community College
    Admission Apply Online

    Download application

    Northwest Mississippi Community College
    Admission Apply Online

    Download application

    Pearl River Community College
    Admission Apply online

    Southwest Mississippi Community College
    Admission Apply online

    Download Application