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Endeavor Schools Expands in Maryland with Acquisition of Columbia Academy

Endeavor Schools, a leading private education provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Columbia Academy, a well-respected private preschool and K-8 School  network with five campuses in and around Columbia, Maryland. Serving more than 500 students, Columbia Academy is recognized for its commitment to excellence in early childhood education.

This acquisition marks a significant milestone for Endeavor Schools, expanding its footprint in the Maryland region and enhancing its portfolio of high-quality educational institutions. Columbia Academy’s five campuses will continue to operate under their established name, providing the same exceptional level of care and education that families have come to expect. 

Columbia Academy has a longstanding reputation for nurturing and stimulating learning environments for young children. Its dedicated team of educators is committed to providing personalized attention and an innovative curriculum designed to promote cognitive, social, and emotional development.

“We are thrilled to welcome Columbia Academy into the Endeavor Schools family,” said Ricardo Campo, CEO of Endeavor Schools. “Their commitment to educational excellence and focus on creating a supportive and enriching environment for young learners align perfectly with our mission. Together, we will ensure that Columbia Academy students continue to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.”

The acquisition of Columbia Academy underscores Endeavor Schools’ strategy to partner with schools that share its vision of providing outstanding educational experiences. 

“Columbia Academy’s talented team of educators has a proven ability to create exceptional educational experiences for children,” said Dr. Amy Brereton, Chief Academic Officer at Endeavor Schools. “We look forward to working with them and supporting their continued success and growth.”

With this addition, Endeavor Schools now operates more than 100 schools across the United States, serving thousands of students from preschool through high school. In addition to Columbia Academy, Endeavor Schools owns and operates three more campuses in Maryland, including Starmaker School in California, Maryland, and The Baltimore Montessori, which has two campuses in the city of its namesake.

Endeavor Schools is steadfast in its commitment to preserving the unique culture and community that Columbia Academy has cultivated. Parents and students can rest assured that the transition will be seamless, with a continued focus on the values and educational standards that Columbia Academy embodies.