About our Polaris Community

Hugging the southern edge of Delaware County and bordering the northern section of Westerville, lies the Polaris campus of Prep Academy Schools – a leading preschool and kindergarten conveniently located in Lewis Center, Ohio. With the bustling shopping hub of Polaris just a few minutes away, Lewis Center is a small, upscale suburb of the state capital Columbus.

Lewis Center, Ohio

Prep Academy Polaris is located within a particularly peaceful neighborhood in Lewis Center known for its modern look, with over 60% of the real estate in the area built after 1999 and the majority of residents holding executive and management professions. The surrounding areas of Westerville and Delaware City also share the same contemporary experience along with a charming, small-town feel.

There is never a shortage of family-friendly things to do in this community.  Located nearby you will find Polaris Fashion Place, a popular shopping and entertainment destination serving Columbus, Ohio and the surrounding areas.  The mall is home to local and international retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Ikea, and Macy’s, in addition to the stores that you and your preschooler love the most, such as the Disney Store and Gymboree. Polaris Fashion Place is part of a much larger 1200 acre development in northern Columbus which includes offices, the Polaris Founder’s Park along with over a hundred other commercial and residential developments including family friendly destinations such as Dave & Busters and Star Lanes Polaris bowling alley.

For some faster paced recreation, the typical Prep Academy family might enjoy places like Magic Mountain Fun Center Polaris, which offers many attractions including Go-Karts, Adventure Golf, and Bumper Boats. Other attractions in the area include Sky Zone Trampoline Park and Lazer Kraze of Lewis Center Ohio which combines the amusement of laser tag with the fun of zero gravity inflatables.

Nearby Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, the capital of Ohio, is a well-blended mixture of government, industry, and the acclaimed Ohio State University. The university brings a strong cultural and intellectual influence to the city. Many families and businesses alike are attracted to Columbus because of its central location relative to the rest of the country, an educated population and a growing work force. There is a strong high-tech presence, and other big corporate names include The Limited and Abercrombie & Fitch (retail), Nationwide Insurance, Wendy’s, and Cardinal Health. This diverse base of corporations brings more growth and economic stability than many of its Rust Belt neighbors.

Enrichment Located Right Here at Polaris Prep Academy

To add to the fun in Polaris, Prep Academy offers active after-school enrichments that complement its outstanding infant, preschool, and kindergarten academic programs. Included within the tuition are special classes such as soccer, dance, gym, art, music, computer, and Spanish. While programs like these foster the physical and social growth of the child, the accelerated academic program at Prep Academy cultivates the cognitive development of the child, too.

The positive and proactive learning environment that Prep Academy provides for its students makes it the perfect fit for the pleasant living environments that Westerville, Delaware, and Lewis Center put forth for their residents in each community.

Directions to and from Prep Academy Schools in Polaris

Directions to Prep Academy Schools in Polaris from John Glenn Columbus Airport:

To get to Prep Academy Schools in Polaris from John Glenn Columbus Airport, take International Gateway to merge onto Route 670 from the right lane and continue on US-62 E. Use the left two lanes to merge onto I-270 N toward Cleveland and continue on The Outerbelt for about 10 minutes. Ten Use the right two lanes to take exit 26 to merge onto I-71 N toward Cleveland and take exit 121 for Gemini Place/Polaris Parkway. Make a right onto Gemini Place, continue straight on Ikea Way, and straight onto Worthington Road. A left turn onto E Powell Road followed by another left onto Old East Powell Road will leave you at your final destination – Prep Academy Schools in Polaris.

Directions to Downtown Columbus from Prep Academy Schools in Polaris:

Prep Academy Schools in Polaris is only 20 minutes away from all of the busiest places in the Columbus area, including Downtown. To get to Downtown Columbus from Prep Academy Schools – Polaris,  make a right onto Worthington Road from E Powell Road, continue straight onto Ikea Way, and straight onto Gemini Place. Turn left to merge onto I-71 S and continue on I-71 for about 10 minutes, then take exit 109 B toward Downtown. Use the right two lanes to turn right onto E Spring Street, followed by a left onto Cleveland Avenue and you will be in the heart of Downtown Columbus.

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