Southwood Elementary School

1500 South 4th St, Columbus, OH 43207 | (614) 365-5533
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 336
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1500 S 4th St, Columbus, OH 43207
  • Principal or Admin: Carla M. Gale
  • Fax: (614) 365-5532
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: 336
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 16.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 148 (44.0%)
  • Females: 170 (50.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 9 (2.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 240 (71.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 249 (74.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Southwood Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black5215.5%
Asian30.9%
Hispanic133.9%
White24974.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Southwood Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten164.8%
Kindergarten5215.5%
1st Grade4814.3%
2nd Grade5115.2%
3rd Grade5315.8%
4th Grade5416.1%
5th Grade6218.5%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2010)
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Master's Degree
School:
62.5%
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:
100.0%
District:
99.3%
Average Years of Teacher Experience
School:
13.0
District:
14.0
Average Teacher Salary
School:
$66,145
District:
$64,724
Source: OH Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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The overall school rating shows that Southwood Elementary School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on OAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Performance (2009)
Performance Index Score: 71.3
Overall AYP: Not Met
Math AYP: Not Met
Reading AYP: Not Met
Attendance AYP: Met

OAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201047.9%55.1%76.9%
2009---
200867.4%62.3%79.3%
 
Reading Test
201025.0%59.0%78.4%
2009---
200852.2%62.8%77.4%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201057.8%57.8%76.2%
2009---
200866.7%61.5%74.6%
 
Reading Test
201053.3%62.8%81.0%
2009---
200856.3%64.2%81.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201045.5%47.1%67.0%
2009---
200835.9%49.9%61.8%
 
Reading Test
201043.6%54.1%71.8%
2009---
200851.3%55.0%72.7%
 
Science Test
201040.0%47.6%69.9%
200942.9%47.7%70.6%
200835.9%45.7%66.4%
 
Source: OH Department of Education 2009-2010

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