349 Shady Spring Dr
Columbus, OH 43230
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Gahanna South Middle School serves 641 students in grades 6-8.
Gahanna South Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Gahanna South Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

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School Overview

Gahanna South Middle School's student population of 641 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Gahanna South Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gahanna South Middle School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#829 out of 3233 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
6%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
58%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 641 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 20%)

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