East Columbus Elementary School

East Columbus Elementary School serves 390 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
East Columbus Elementary School operates within the Columbus City School District.

Overview

The student population of 390 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 390 students
East Columbus Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
East Columbus Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Columbus Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 24:1 18:1
East Columbus Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
East Columbus Elementary School Asian (1988-2007)
Hispanic
23%
4%
East Columbus Elementary School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
58%
17%
East Columbus Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
12%
73%
East Columbus Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Columbus Elementary School Sch Ethnicity East Columbus Elementary 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.
0.60 0.43
East Columbus Elementary 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.
81%
37%
East Columbus Elementary 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.
2%
6%
East Columbus Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55,319 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Columbus City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
120
3
Number of Students Managed 55,319 979
District Total Revenue $895 MM $12 MM
Columbus City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $928 MM $11 MM
Columbus City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,714 $10,997
Columbus City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,337 $10,473
Columbus City   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 Charles School At Ohio Dominican University (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Columbus City Preparatory School For Boys (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broadleigh Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Columbus Broadleigh Elementary School
    3039 Maryland Ave
    Columbus , OH , 43209
    (614)365-6144
    0.7  mi  |  312  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bexley Maryland Elementary School
    2754 Maryland Ave
    Bexley , OH , 43209
    (614)237-3280
    0.8  mi  |  316  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Columbus Columbus City Preparatory School For Boys
    3450 Medway Ave
    Columbus , OH , 43213
    (614)365-6166
    1.4  mi  |  209  students  |  Gr.  6-7
  • Bexley Cassingham Elementary School
    250 South Cassingham Rd
    Bexley , OH , 43209
    (614)237-4266
    1.5  mi  |  450  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Columbus C.m. Grant Leadership Academy
    Charter School
    2030 Leonard Ave
    Columbus , OH , 43219
    (614)252-2087
    Charter School
    1.5  mi  |  205  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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