Yorktown Middle School

Yorktown Middle School serves 421 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Yorktown Middle School operates within the Columbus City School District.

Overview

The student population of 421 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 421 students
Yorktown Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Yorktown Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Yorktown Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less 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 14:1 18:1
Yorktown Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Yorktown Middle School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Yorktown Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
82%
17%
Yorktown Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
9%
73%
Yorktown Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.32 0.43
Yorktown Middle 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.
73%
37%
Yorktown Middle 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.
4%
6%
Yorktown Middle 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 Patriot Preparatory Academy (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Patriot Preparatory Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodcrest Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Columbus Woodcrest Elementary School
    5321 East Livingston Ave
    Columbus , OH , 43232
    (614)365-6747
    0.4  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbus Oakmont Elementary School
    5666 Oakmont Dr
    Columbus , OH , 43232
    (614)365-5385
    0.4  mi  |  290  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Columbus Patriot Preparatory Academy
    Charter School
    4938 Beatrice Dr
    Columbus , OH , 43227
    (614)864-5332
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  554  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Columbus Walnut Ridge High School
    4841 East Livingston Ave
    Columbus , OH , 43227
    (614)365-5400
    1  mi  |  739  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Columbus Shady Lane Elementary School
    1444 Shady Ln Rd
    Columbus , OH , 43227
    (614)365-5391
    1.3  mi  |  384  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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