Special Education Center

2571 Neil Ave

Columbus, OH 43202-2522

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

298 students

Special Education Center serves 298 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 99:1 is higher than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% 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 298 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 298 students
Special Education Center Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 77% Male / 23%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Special Education Center Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade Special Education Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 99:1 has increased from 129:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 99:1 18:1
Special Education Center Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Special Education Center Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
4%
4%
Special Education Center Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
43%
17%
Special Education Center Black (1999-2012)
White
42%
73%
Special Education Center White (1999-2012)
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.
0.63 0.22
Special Education Center Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
n/a 37%
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 55,319 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 1,089
Columbus City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Linden-mckinley Stem School On Arcadia (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Columbus Collegiate Academy (1.7 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
  • Columbus Linden-mckinley Stem School On Arcadia
    100 East Arcadia Ave
    Columbus , OH 43202
    (614)365-5583
    0.4  mi  |  757  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Columbus Indianola Informal K-8 School
    251 East Weber Rd
    Columbus , OH 43202
    (614)365-5579
    0.8  mi  |  580  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Columbus Como Elementary School
    2989 Reis Ave
    Columbus , OH 43224
    (614)365-6013
    1.4  mi  |  357  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbus Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Cranbrook Elementary School
    908 Bricker Blvd
    Columbus , OH 43221
    (614)365-5497
    1.5  mi  |  285  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Columbus Academic Acceleration Academy
    Charter School
    1990 Jefferson Ave
    Columbus , OH 43211
    (614)298-4742
    Charter School
    1.7  mi  |  165  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
Columbus, 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 0.36, which is higher than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Columbus is Gables Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.