Columbus Alternative High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#898
College Readiness Index
37.0
Math Proficiency
4.0
Reading Proficiency
3.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 635 Students
  • 35 Teachers

Columbus Alternative High School
2632 MCGUFFEY RD
COLUMBUS, OH 43211

Phone: (614) 365-6006

District: Columbus City Schools

Overview

Columbus Alternative High School is ranked 40th within Ohio. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Columbus Alternative High School is 50 percent. The student body makeup is 40 percent male and 60 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 72 percent. Columbus Alternative High School is 1 of 21 high schools in the Columbus City Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#898
State Rank
#40

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 635
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 72%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 56%
Full-Time Teachers 35

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 95%
Proficient in Math 90%
College Readiness Index 37.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 21
Total Students 13,535
Proficient in Reading (district average) 68%
Proficient in Math (district average) 61%
College Readiness (district average) 10.9

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Nearby Schools

Columbus Alternative High School is 1 of 21 schools in the Columbus City Schools.

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