Columbus Alternative High School

2632 Mcguffey Rd, Columbus, OH 43211 | (614) 365-6006
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 645
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Talisa L. Dixon
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Columbus City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $14,159
  • Graduation Rate: 50.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.9
  • Enrolled Students: 52,810

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 645
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 242 (37.5%)
  • Females: 395 (61.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 30 (4.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 215 (33.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 245 (38.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Columbus Alternative High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Black41364.0%
Asian182.8%
Hispanic192.9%
White18328.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Columbus Alternative High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade15624.2%
10th Grade15023.3%
11th Grade17427.0%
12th Grade16525.6%
Graduate Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
99.3%
District:
72.7%
Graduating With Honors
School:
21.9%
District:
7.0%
Graduates Taking ACT
School:
73.5%
District:
58.6%
Graduates Taking SAT
School:
62.3%
District:
11.4%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2010)
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Master's Degree
School:
76.9%
District:
61.0%
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Bachelor's Degree
School:
100.0%
District:
99.9%
Percent of Teachers That Are Properly Certified
School:
98.4%
District:
99.3%
Average Years of Teacher Experience
School:
15.0
District:
14.0
Average Teacher Salary
School:
$67,631
District:
$64,724
Source: OH Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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