James Ford Rhodes High School

James Ford Rhodes High School serves 1,327 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 27%.
James Ford Rhodes High School operates within the Cleveland Municipal School District.
The school district's 42% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 1327 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,327 students
James Ford Rhodes High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
James Ford Rhodes High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade James Ford Rhodes High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
James Ford Rhodes High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
James Ford Rhodes High School Asian (1988-2010)
Hispanic
29%
4%
James Ford Rhodes High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
24%
17%
James Ford Rhodes High School Black (1988-2012)
White
40%
73%
James Ford Rhodes High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups James Ford Rhodes High School Sch Ethnicity James Ford Rhodes High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.70 0.43
James Ford Rhodes High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
77%
37%
James Ford Rhodes High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
3%
6%
James Ford Rhodes High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,041 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 42% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Cleveland Municipal School District
Number of Schools
Managed
100
3
Number of Students Managed 52,041 979
Cleveland Municipal School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 42% 87%
Cleveland Municipal School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $912 MM $12 MM
Cleveland Municipal School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $926 MM $11 MM
Cleveland Municipal School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,258 $10,997
Cleveland Municipal School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,532 $10,473
Cleveland Municipal School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brooklyn High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Constellation Schools: Old Brooklyn Community Midd Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Constellation Schools: Old Brooklyn Community Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended June 20, 2014 - The Only good thing about Rhodes is the NJROTC program . The rest of the teachers don't care - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended September 26, 2007 - I am a parent and I attended Cleve. public schools my whole life, I think this school is terrible, the principal, needs to be replaced!! and the disciplinary action needs an overhaul, I am appalled by the number of students who failed 9th grade, that is a failure of the school. Teachers kick kids out of class for misbehaving and disrupting the class, then they just do what ever they want, or the principal brings them back and yells at the teacher in front of the students!!! Tell me that is not creating a bigger problem. Why not punish the kids for misbehaving, and make them accountable for their actions, if there are no consequences, why SHOULD they care? - Posted by Parent

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Cleveland, OH public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.29, which is higher than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Cleveland is Hope Academy Cuyahoga Campus. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.