Welcome To Columbus Girls Academy

Year-Round Boarding School for Girls Who are Struggling With Poor Academics, Bad Behavior, or Life-Controlling Issues

The Columbus Girls Academy is a non-profit therapeutic Christian boarding school for teenage girls, ages 12-17. We offer a safe, disciplined and structured environment that emphasizes character development, spiritual growth and personal responsibility. Our therapeutic program for girls is designed to develop the whole person spiritually, socially, academically and physically.

We Recommend Teen Challenge

Over the 50 years since Teen Challenge started many leaders have said great things about us. Here are a few of them….

  • Ronald Reagan
    President Ronald Reagan

    “I speak from more than 20 years of knowledge of the organization when I tell you, Teen Challenge works.”

  • James Dobson
    Dr. James C. Dobson Founder

    “Organizations like Teen Challenge…have a far better record of dealing with social issues and people in difficulty

  • Dan Cathy
    Dan T. Cathy

    “I truly admire Teen Challenge because of its loving, life-giving ministry to individuals who are bound by life controlling

  • George Bush
    President George W. Bush

    “Teen Challenge is one of the most successful programs in our country.”

Meet Our Directors

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“We believe in teenagers! We also know there is a very real battle for the mind and soul of every young person. We believe that when given the right opportunity, a girl’s potential is unlimited. Through the years we have witnessed one life transformation after another and that fuels our passion to help teens every day.”

— Bob and Karla Lee, Executive Directors

Top Academics


Every student has the opportunity to achieve a premium education that is well-rounded and fully accredited.  CGA is a year-round school, which allows students to achieve phenomenal progress towards high school completion and beyond.  Our educational atmosphere spurs a desire to succeed and reach their full potential.

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Should you need help finding therapeutic boarding schools, catholic boarding schools, or boarding schools troubled teens, please let us know. Our therapeutic program helps girls who are at risk and having behavioral issues such as promiscuity, drug abuse, anxiety, who are cuttin themselves, who are oppositional, with reactive attachment disorders, depression, borderline personality disorder, who are self-harming, avoidant personality disorder and bipolar disorder. If you are searching for troubled youth homes, troubled teen schools or troubled teen boarding schools, you have found one. Homes for troubled teens and boarding schools for teens don’t typically offer teen counseling and therapy, but Teen Challenge boarding schools do. Among the top therapeutic schools, our therapeutic boarding schools are among best therapeutic schools with counseling – also referred to as “schools for troubled teens”. Such troubled teen schools and residential treatment programs for teens are often quite costly, but Teen Challenge is one of few residential treatment centers and residential schools for teens that is affordable. Out therapeutic boarding school provides troubled teenage girls with counseling and therapy in a beautiful setting. We help at-risk teenage girls from homes in Tennessee, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Georgia, Florida and Alabama. Girls come from all over America to our Christian boarding school.

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