Gahanna South Middle School

349 Shady Spring Dr
Columbus, OH 43230
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 593 students in grades 6-8, Gahanna South Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 60%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 33% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 593 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : Top 50% in OH
  • : 66% (Top 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Gahanna South Middle School's student population of 593 students has stayed relatively flat 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
593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Gahanna South Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,241 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gahanna South Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (OH)
#1249 out of 3241 schools
(Top 50%)
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66%
52%
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62%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
37%
17%
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White
49%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Gahanna South Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gahanna South Middle School's ranking?
Gahanna South Middle School is ranked #1249 out of 3,241 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Ohio.
What schools are Gahanna South Middle School often compared to?
Gahanna South Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gahanna East Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% OH state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 60% OH state average).
How many students attend Gahanna South Middle School?
593 students attend Gahanna South Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Gahanna South Middle School students are White, 37% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gahanna South Middle School?
Gahanna South Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Gahanna South Middle School offer ?
Gahanna South Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Gahanna South Middle School part of?
Gahanna South Middle School is part of Gahanna-Jefferson City School District.
In what neighborhood is Gahanna South Middle School located?
Gahanna South Middle School is located in the Hunters Ridge neighborhood of Columbus, OH. There are 1 other public schools located in Hunters Ridge.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 593 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 66% (Top 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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