Special Education Center

2571 Neil Ave

Columbus, OH 43202-2522

Tel: (614)365-5207
Grades: PK-12

262 students

Special Education Center serves 262 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 66:1 is higher than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Special Education Center operates within the Columbus City School District.

Overview

The student population of 262 students has declined by 32% over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 262 students
Special Education Center Total Students (1999-2013)
Gender % 77% Male / 23%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Special Education Center Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 66:1 has increased from 129:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 66:1 18:1
Special Education Center Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Special Education Center Asian (2003-2013)
Hispanic
5%
4%
Special Education Center Hispanic (1999-2013)
Black
49%
17%
Special Education Center Black (1999-2013)
White
39%
73%
Special Education Center White (1999-2013)
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Special Education Center Sch 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.
0.61 0.22
Special Education Center Diversity Score (1999-2013)
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.
n/a 34%
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.
n/a 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55,911 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Columbus City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
120
2
Number of Students Managed 55,911 905
District Total Revenue $895 MM $12 MM
District Spending $928 MM $11 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Linden-mckinley Stem Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Graham Expeditionary Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indianola Informal K-8 School (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColumbusLinden-mckinley Stem Academy
    100 East Arcadia Ave
    ColumbusOH 43202
    (614)365-5583
    0.4 mi | 768 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • ColumbusIndianola Informal K-8 School
    251 East Weber Rd
    ColumbusOH 43202
    (614)365-5579
    0.8 mi | 580 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ColumbusGraham Expeditionary Middle School
    Charter School
    140 East 16th Ave
    ColumbusOH 43201
    (614)262-1111
    Charter School

    1 mi | 162 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColumbusGraham Primary School
    Charter School
    140 East 16th Ave
    ColumbusOH 43201
    (614)253-4001
    Charter School

    1 mi | 70 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • ColumbusComo Elementary School
    2989 Reis Ave
    ColumbusOH 43224
    (614)365-6013
    1.4 mi | 386 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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