Gahanna South Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
349 Shady Spring Dr
Gahanna, OH 43230
Phone
(614) 337-3730
District
GAHANNA-JEFFERSON CITY
County
FRANKLIN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
621
Classroom Teachers
33

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Ohio

7

(10 is best)

Better than 62.7% of OH schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Gahanna South Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 73 62
Proficiency in Reading 73 62
Proficiency in Math 73 62

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 63
Proficiency in Reading 79 66
Proficiency in Math 75 61

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 57
Proficiency in Reading 70 56
Proficiency in Math 62.9 57

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.01
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.16
AVG FOR STATE 17.06
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 196 31.6%
Grade 7 219 35.3%
Grade 8 206 33.2%
Total 621 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 61.2% 66.0% 74.0%
Black 28.4% 22.7% 17.6%
Hispanic 7.3% 7.0% 5.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.1% 4.0% 2.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.0% 24.9% 27.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.9% 19.8% 22.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 5.2% 4.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 46,916 11,689,442
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,739.8 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.5% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.3% 31.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.5% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 14.1% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 18,032 4,645,398
Single Parent Households With Children 10.3% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.7% 89.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 48.7% 27.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 19.1% 8.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.0% 12.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.8% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.6% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.6% 19.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.8% 15.8%
$15,000 or less 5.1% 12.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,936 $51,374,952 54.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $556 $4,118,292 4.4%
Staff $452 $3,347,964 3.6%
General Administration $311 $2,303,577 2.5%
School Administration $717 $5,310,819 5.7%
Operation $804 $5,955,228 6.3%
Transportation $379 $2,807,253 3.0%
Other $407 $3,014,649 3.2%
Total Support $3,626 $26,857,782 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,125 $15,739,875 16.8%
Total Expenditures $12,687 $93,972,609 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,584 $11,236,619,510 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $671 $1,145,281,724 5.0%
Staff $394 $673,105,307 3.0%
General Administration $316 $539,685,953 2.4%
School Administration $657 $1,121,541,257 4.9%
Operation $997 $1,700,835,356 7.5%
Transportation $555 $947,113,139 4.2%
Other $505 $862,073,626 3.8%
Total Support $4,095 $6,989,546,712 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,666 $4,550,934,785 20.0%
Total Expenditures $13,345 $22,777,165,400 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%