Columbus City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 116 public schools serving 46,656 students in Columbus City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Ohio.
Public Schools in Columbus City School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Ohio public school average of 63%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 64% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Columbus City School District are Clinton Elementary School, Indian Springs Elementary School and Alpine Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Columbus City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Ohio.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Ohio public school average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Columbus City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Columbus City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (OH)
# Schools
116 Schools
3,525 Schools
# Students
46,656 Students
1,643,319 Students
# Teachers
2,846 Teachers
96,778 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Columbus City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 898 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (OH)
Overall District Rank
#742 out of 924 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Columbus City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbus City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbus City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
72%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Columbus City   School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.65
0.51
# American Indian Students
112 Students
1,978 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,567 Students
44,114 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
6,639 Students
108,971 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
6%
# Black Students
24,741 Students
276,232 Students
% Black Students
53%
17%
# White Students
10,034 Students
1,114,762 Students
% White Students
22%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
40 Students
1,473 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,523 Students
95,789 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,163
29,523
# Students in K Grade:
3,547
113,757
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,028
121,300
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,766
121,082
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,795
120,120
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,913
121,892
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,658
122,854
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,465
127,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,203
130,277
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,344
132,120
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,812
137,209
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,237
130,730
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,672
117,462
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,053
117,433
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,144 is higher than the state median of $14,866. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,162 is higher than the state median of $13,724. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OH)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$940 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Columbus City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$1,034 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbus City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,144
$14,866
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Columbus City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,162
$13,724
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbus City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Columbus City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clinton Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10 Clinton Heights Ave
Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 365-6532
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #22.
Indian Springs Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
50 E Henderson Rd
Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 365-6032
Grades: K-5
| 414 students
Rank: #33.
Alpine Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1590 Alpine Dr
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 365-5359
Grades: K-3
| 286 students
Rank: #44.
Columbus Alternative High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2632 Mcguffey Rd
Columbus, OH 43211
(614) 365-6006
Grades: 9-12
| 837 students
Rank: #55.
Winterset Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4776 Winterset Dr
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 365-5510
Grades: PK-5
| 306 students
Rank: #66.
Indianola Informal K-8 School
Math: 62% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
251 E Weber Rd
Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 365-5579
Grades: K-8
| 672 students
Rank: #77.
Gables Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1680 Becket Ave
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 365-5499
Grades: K-5
| 423 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Colerain Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
499 E Weisheimer Rd
Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 365-6001
Grades: PK-5
| 183 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Ecole Kenwood French Immersion
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3770 Shattuck Ave
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 365-5502
Grades: PK-7
| 453 students
Rank: #1010.
Northgate Intermediate
Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6655 Sharon Woods Blvd
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 365-5502
Grades: 4-5
| 303 students
Rank: #1111.
Centennial High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1441 Bethel Rd
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 365-5491
Grades: 9-12
| 725 students
Rank: #1212.
Georgian Heights Alt Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
784 Georgian Dr
Columbus, OH 43228
(614) 365-5931
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #1313.
Dominion Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 E Arcadia Ave
Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 365-6020
Grades: 6-8
| 719 students
Rank: #1414.
Columbus Spanish Immersion K-7 School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3940 Karl Rd
Columbus, OH 43224
(614) 365-8129
Grades: PK-7
| 494 students
Rank: #1515.
Cranbrook Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
908 Bricker Blvd
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 365-5497
Grades: K-5
| 278 students
Rank: #1616.
Olde Orchard Alt Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Mcnaughten Rd
Columbus, OH 43213
(614) 365-5388
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #1717.
Avondale Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
141 Hawkes Ave
Columbus, OH 43222
(614) 365-6511
Grades: PK-5
| 236 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Oakmont Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5666 Oakmont Dr
Columbus, OH 43232
(614) 365-5385
Grades: K-5
| 308 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Westgate Alternative Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3080 Wicklow Rd
Columbus, OH 43204
(614) 365-5971
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Cedarwood Alternative Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
775 Bartfield Dr
Columbus, OH 43207
(614) 365-5421
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Parkmoor Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1711 Penworth Dr
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 365-5349
Grades: PK-5
| 322 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Valleyview Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2989 Valleyview Dr
Columbus, OH 43204
(614) 365-6312
Grades: PK-5
| 240 students
Rank: #2323.
Binns Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1080 Binns Blvd
Columbus, OH 43204
(614) 365-5911
Grades: K-5
| 340 students
Rank: #2424.
Columbus City Preparatory School For Girls
Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1390 Bryden Rd
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 365-6113
Grades: 6-8
| 261 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Avalon Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5220 Avalon Ave
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 365-5361
Grades: K-3
| 409 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Stewart Alternative Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Stewart Ave
Columbus, OH 43206
(614) 365-5556
Grades: PK-6
| 290 students
Rank: #2727.
Berwick Alternative K-8 School
Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2655 Scottwood Rd
Columbus, OH 43209
(614) 365-6140
Grades: PK-8
| 631 students
Rank: #2828.
South Mifflin Stem Academy (K-6)
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2365 Middlehurst Dr
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 365-6135
Grades: PK-6
| 271 students
Rank: #2929.
Ridgeview Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4241 Rudy Rd
Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 365-5506
Grades: 6-8
| 522 students
Rank: #3030.
Woodcrest Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5321 E Livingston Ave
Columbus, OH 43232
(614) 365-6747
Grades: PK-5
| 281 students
Rank: #3131.
Scottwood Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3392 Scottwood Rd
Columbus, OH 43227
(614) 365-6507
Grades: PK-5
| 469 students
Rank: #3232.
North Linden Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1718 E Cooke Rd
Columbus, OH 43224
(614) 365-6055
Grades: K-5
| 385 students
Rank: #3333.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2901 Whitlow Rd
Columbus, OH 43232
(614) 365-6482
Grades: PK-5
| 514 students
Rank: #3434.
Devonshire Alternative Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6286 Ambleside Dr
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 365-5335
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #3535.
Valley Forge Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1321 Urban Dr
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 365-5648
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Columbus City School District
  • 270 E State St, Columbus, OH, 43215-4312
  • (614) 365-5000
  • ccsoh.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 46,656 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50% in OH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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