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Welcome to South Columbus Preparatory Academy at Southfield—home of the Patriots!  South Columbus Prep offers a safe, secure, and positive learning environment for our students and families. Our students benefit from a well-rounded education including art and music. We hope you will consider enrolling at South Columbus Preparatory Academy and allow us to serve your family.

Mr. Kyle Glispie

Kyle Glispie - Principal

Mr. Kyle Glispie is a 2007 graduate from the University of Toledo. He has been an educator for over 9 years, 7 of those years spent teaching the 3rd grade. During that time, he was a 2X Teacher of the Year award winner, and on 3 separate occasions, led his 3rd grade classroom in achieving a perfect 120 P.I. Mr. Glispie then went on to pursue his dreams of becoming a school leader by becoming the Principal at South Columbus Preparatory Academy at Southfield. His vision for SCPA is to create a school environment that encourages student learning through creativity, life experiences, community involvement, and high academic standards. He is dedicated to helping each student thrive, both academically and socially, and looks forward to building strong relationships with the students and their families as well as the teachers and staff within the school community. Go Patriots!

Community School

South Columbus Preparatory Academy at Southfield is a public, community school. We are our own school district sponsored by the St. Aloysius Orphanage (Charter School Specialists) which provides oversight and enforces academic, fiscal, and legal accountability. We are managed by ACCEL Schools, a high performing network of over 50 charter schools located throughout the United States.

Community Schools (Charter Schools) offer families an alternative to the local public school. Community schools are tuition-free, open to all students in the county, and focused on meeting student needs for success. Community schools are among the top-performing schools in the nation. Read more about charter schools.