South Scioto Academy

707 East Jenkins Ave

Columbus, OH 43207-1318

Grades: KG-7

171 students

South Scioto Academy serves 171 students in grades KG-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
South Scioto Academy operates within the South Scioto Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 171 students has grown by 61% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 116% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-7
Total Students 171 students
South Scioto Academy Total Students (2007-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
South Scioto Academy Total Teachers (2007-2013)
Students by Grade South Scioto Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
South Scioto Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2013)
Asian
2%
2%
South Scioto Academy Asian Students (2007-2013)
Hispanic
6%
4%
South Scioto Academy Black Students (2007-2013)
Black
74%
17%
South Scioto Academy Black Students (2007-2013)
White
15%
73%
South Scioto Academy White Students (2007-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
South Scioto Academy Two Or More Races Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Scioto Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.43 0.22
South Scioto Academy Diversity Score (2007-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
34%
South Scioto Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
South Scioto Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 171 students has grown by 61% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,180 is less than the state average of $10,997. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,354 is less than the state average of $10,473. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name South Scioto Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 171 905
South Scioto Academy School District Students Managed (2007-2013)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $12 MM
South Scioto Academy School District District Total Revenue (2007-2009)
District Spending $1 MM $11 MM
South Scioto Academy School District District Spending (2007-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,180 $10,997
South Scioto Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2007-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,354 $10,473
South Scioto Academy School District District Spending / Student (2007-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Arch Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southmoor Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Park Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ColumbusThe Arch Academy
    Charter School
    727 East Jenkins Ave
    ColumbusOH 43207
    (614)299-9802
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 70 students                      
  • ColumbusLincoln Park Elementary School
    579 East Markison Ave
    ColumbusOH 43207
    (614)365-5524
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 323 students                      
  • ColumbusSouthmoor Middle School
    1201 Moler Rd
    ColumbusOH 43207
    (614)365-5550
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 441 students                      
  • ColumbusSouth High School
    1160 Ann St
    ColumbusOH 43206
    (614)365-5541
    0.7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 749 students                      
  • ColumbusHeyl Avenue Elementary School
    760 Reinhard Ave
    ColumbusOH 43206
    (614)365-5521
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 286 students                      

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