Columbus Downtown High School

  • Columbus Downtown High School serves 45 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
  • Columbus Downtown High School operates within the Columbus City School District.
  • Columbus City School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 45 students has declined by 27% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students45 students
Columbus Downtown High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Columbus Downtown High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Columbus Downtown High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeColumbus Downtown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 has decreased from 2:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio1:118:1
Columbus Downtown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
2%
2%
Columbus Downtown High School Asian Students (1991-2016)
Hispanic
4%
5%
Columbus Downtown High School Black Students (1997-2016)
Black
25%
16%
Columbus Downtown High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
65%
71%
Columbus Downtown High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Columbus Downtown High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsColumbus Downtown High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownOH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.47
Columbus Downtown High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
Columbus Downtown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
Columbus Downtown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Columbus City School District's student population of 50,915 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 58% has increased from 51% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,785 is higher than the state average of $12,304. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,258 is higher than the state average of $11,580. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameColumbus City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
112
2
Number of Students Managed50,915866
Columbus City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate58%89%
Columbus City School District Graduation Rate (2002-2016)
District Total Revenue$947 MM$11 MM
Columbus City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$920 MM$10 MM
Columbus City School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$18,785$12,304
Columbus City School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$18,258$11,580
Columbus City School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Ohio public schools have a diversity score of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Ohio is Lorain Preparatory Academy School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.