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 Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.
  • Columbus Downtown High School operates within the Columbus City School District.
  • Columbus City School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the Ohio state average of 82%.

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School Overview

  • Columbus Downtown High School's student population of 45 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school 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

  • Columbus Downtown High School's student:teacher ratio of 1:1 has decreased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Downtown High School is 0.52, which is more 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)
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 Score0.520.24
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

    • The school district of Columbus Downtown High School is Columbus City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 842 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Columbus City School District's student population of 50,915 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 76% over five school 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 school 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 school 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)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    32%
    61%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    31%
    55%
    District Graduation Rate
    74%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$947 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$920 MM$10 MM
    District Revenue / Student$18,785$12,304
    District Spending / Student$18,258$11,580
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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