310 N Wilson Rd
Columbus, OH 43204
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Great Western Academy serves 721 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Great Western Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Great Western Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

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School Overview

Great Western Academy's student population of 721 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
721 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Great Western Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Great Western Academy is 0.72, 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
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#2787 out of 3233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
29%
6%
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Black
37%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Great Western Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
24%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Great Western Academy.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Great Western Academy and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Great Western Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Great Western Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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This School Was The Best School I Ever Went To . I Love The Teacher And Staff. They Are The Ones Who Put Me In High School . GOOOOOOOOOOOO BEARS.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 721 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 5%)

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