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Columbus Alternative High School
  • Public, Magnet, Alternative
  • COLUMBUS, OH

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Columbus Alternative High School is a highly rated, public, magnet, alternative school located in COLUMBUS, OH. It has 813 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Columbus Alternative High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1180
62 responses
Average ACT
26
235 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$38,671
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$862
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$84,124
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 34 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 34 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 93 responses
  • Semi-formal
    17%
  • Poetry Out Loud
    15%
  • Alumni Basket Ball Game
    13%
  • Senior Breakfast
    12%
  • Cupcake Day
    10%
  • Prom
    10%
  • Student Olympics
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
813
Free or Reduced Lunch
97%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 38 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 38 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 38 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,236
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 45 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 45 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 45 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$20,208 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 50 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 50 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 50 responses

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