Berwick Alternative K-8 School

  • Berwick Alternative K-8 School serves 739 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Berwick Alternative K-8 School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Berwick Alternative K-8 School's student population of 739 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students739 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berwick Alternative K-8 School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berwick Alternative K-8 School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank
52%
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
89%
16%
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White
2%
71%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.210.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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