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1 The State of Education for Columbus Students Preschool - College A briefing for Mayor Michael B. Coleman Columbus City Council President Andrew Ginther Honorable Eric Fingerhut, Vice President of Education and STEM Learning, Battelle Mark Real, Erika Braunginn, October 18, 2012

2 Key Points 1. City of Columbus growth. } 131,000 City of Columbus students attend 6 types of schools 2. Comparing students in Columbus City Schools and charter schools with the Ohio Urban 8 and suburban districts. 3. Academic achievement } } Kindergarten readiness 3 rd grade reading 4. College readiness } } } Remediation College graduation rates College graduates 2

3 The City of Columbus is growing, but the rate of growth is stronger in neighborhoods served by suburban schools 3

4 Columbus City Planning to provide Older Columbus, Newer Columbus & Suburban Franklin County, 1950 and 2010 Franklin County population grew 40% from 833,000 in 1970 to 1,163,000 in

5 The City of Columbus is growing, while Cleveland and Cincinnati are shrinking } } Columbus: 15th largest city in the country with a population nearing 800,000 in } 1950 Columbus had a population of 350,000 and was the 28 th largest U.S. city. } The city grew from 40 square miles to 233 square miles from 1950 to Between 1950 and 2010, the Ohio Urban 8 lost 42% of its population. In that same time period, the population of Columbus City grew to nearly 800,000. } Cleveland lost 57% of its population from 1950 (914,808 residents) to 2010 (396,815 residents). } Cincinnati lost 41% of its population from 1950 (503,998 residents) to 2010 (296,943 residents). U.S. Census City of Columbus, Development Department, Planning Division, Community Research Partners

6 City of Columbus boundaries include14 suburban school districts in four counties Suburban School Districts OLENTANGY SCHOOL DISTRICT within the city of Columbus WORTHINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT Q R ` _ 62 _ ` DUBLIN SCHOOL DISTRICT Q R 161 Z W 71 s Col u m bu Z W 270 ` _ Bo u n da ry HILLIARD SCHOOL DISTRICT Q R NEW ALBANY-PLAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT WESTERVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT Q R 161 Q R 3 62 ` _ 23 ` _ GAHANNA-JEFFERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT Z W 270 Z W Z W ` _ LICKING HEIGHTS SCHOOL DISTRICT Q R 16 REYNOLDSBURG SCHOOL DISTRICT 40 ` _ 40 _ ` Z W _ ` SOUTH-WESTERN SCHOOL DISTRICT PICKERINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 33 GROVEPORT MADISON _ ` SCHOOL DISTRICT Q R 104 HAMILTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 62 ` _ Z W 71 Columbus Planning Division N. Fro n t S t r e e t Columbus, OH CANAL WINCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT 23 ` _ Á Miles Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic Units: US Foot Date: October 2012 City of Columbus, Development Department, Planning Division,

7 Columbus growth neighborhoods served by Columbus City Schools are growing faster than those in 1950 Columbus Columbus 1950 boundary with Columbus City Schools Columbus growth areas 1951-on with Columbus City Schools 2000 to % 16.3% From 2000 to 2010, population declined in 1950 Columbus boundaries from 240,000 to 225,000, or 6.2%. In the Columbus growth area served by Columbus City Schools, the population rose from 238,000 to 277,000 from 2000 to 2010, or 16.3%. City of Columbus, Planning Division,

8 More Columbus students attend suburban schools than Columbus City Schools City neighborhoods served by suburban schools grew four times faster than neighborhoods served by Columbus City Schools. } The neighborhood school for 53,000 Columbus children is in one of 14 suburban school districts in four counties; 49,000 attend Columbus City Schools. } Between 2000 and 2010, the population in the Columbus City Schools part of the city grew from 478,000 to 502,000, or 5%. } Between 2000 and 2010, the population living in areas of the city served by a suburban district grew from 232,000 to 284,000, or 22%. 8 City of Columbus, Development Department, Planning Division, 2012

9 53,000 Columbus students attend 14 other school districts in four counties, public school district enrollment only 9 % of students from the City of Columbus # of district children from the City of Columbus District Enrollment ( ) Expenditures per- pupil Local revenue as % of district total Worthington 80% 7,243 9,098 $13, % Groveport Madison 75% 4,306 5,746 $10, % Hamilton 62% 1,852 3,005 $8, % South- Western** 63% 12,200 19,336 $10, % Canal Winchester 57% 1,974 3,446 $10, % Licking Heights 53% 1,806 3,396 $8, % Hilliard** 49% 7,249 14,945 $11, % New Albany- Plain 48% 2,004 4,191 $12, % Westerville 40% 5,625 14,105 $10, % Dublin** 37% 5,015 13,614 $13, % Pickerington 24% 2,470 10,326 $9, % Gahanna- Jefferson 10% 678 7,028 $11, % Reynoldsburg 7% 410 5,811 $9, % Olentangy 7% 1,102 16,263 $9, % State average: State Average: TOTAL* 41% 53, ,310* $10, % Columbus City Schools 100% 49,616 49,616 $14, % *Does not include Columbus City Schools ** Information provided by individual school districts to the ESC. Remaining # s provided by the City of Columbus Planning Division. Ohio Department of Education, Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESC), 2012.

10 131,000 students in the City of Columbus attend 6 types of schools Percentage of Enrollment in Schools Serving City of Columbus Students Voucher 2% Homeschool 0% Private/ Nonpublic Schools 10% Public Charter Schools 10% Columbus City Schools 38% 14 Suburban Districts 41% 14 Suburban Districts Columbus City Schools Public Charter Schools Private/Nonpublic Schools Voucher Homeschool 10 Ohio Department of Education, Educational Service Center of Central Ohio, * Public charter, private, private with a voucher, and homeschool students are those who live in the area served by the Columbus City Schools serving Columbus children. Numbers are rounded to the nearest whole number.

11 Where are the 131,000 children in Columbus going to school? Kind of School # of students enrolled % of City of Columbus students 14 Suburban Districts 53,455 41% Columbus City Schools 49,616 38% Public Charter Schools 13,028 10% Private/Nonpublic Schools 12,778 10% Voucher 2,424 2% Home Schooled 500 0% TOTAL 131, % Ohio Department of Education, Educational Service Center of Central Ohio, * Public charter, private, private with a voucher, and homeschool students are those who live in the area served by the Columbus City Schools. Numbers are rounded to the nearest whole number. 11

12 Number of publicly-funded students was stable; but more students enrolled in charter and voucher schools, fewer enrolled in Columbus / Columbus City Schools 2004 Enrollment: 63,573 Public Charters 3, Enrollment: 63,844 Voucher 2,424 Public Charters 12,971 Columbus Public Schools Columbus Public Schools 60,088 Columbus Public Schools 48,449 Public Charters Voucher Ohio Department of Education,

13 Comparing students in Columbus City Schools and Columbus Public Charter schools with Ohio Urban 8 and Franklin County 13

14 District Enrollment: Columbus ranks #1 in the Ohio Urban 8 and Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District Enrollment 1. Columbus 49,616 2.Cleveland 43, Cincinnati 32, Akron 22, Toledo 22, Dayton 14, Canton 9, Youngstown 6,088 Urban 8 199,719 State Average 2,812 Ohio s Department of Education does not include 1,200 Columbus preschool students in enrollment. Ohio Department of Education, School District Enrollment 1. Columbus 49, South-Western 19, Hilliard 14, Westerville 14, Dublin 13, Worthington 9, Gahanna-Jefferson 7, Reynoldsburg 5, Groveport Madison 5, Upper Arlington 5, New Albany-Plain 4, Canal Winchester 3, Hamilton Local 3, Whitehall 2, Bexley 2, Grandview Heights 1,092 Franklin County 161,523 14

15 7 of Ohio s 15 districts with the largest student enrollments are in Central Ohio } Columbus (1 st ) 49,616 } South-Western (6 th ) 19,336 } Olentangy (8 th ) 16,263 } Hilliard (9 th ) 14,945 } Westerville (11 th ) 14,105 } Dublin (12 th ) 13,614 } Pickerington (15 th ) 10,236 Ohio Department of Education,

16 Percentage of economically disadvantaged district students: Columbus ranks #5 in Ohio Urban 8, #1 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County 16 School District % of Students Economically Disadvantaged 1. Cleveland 100% 2. Dayton 93% 3. Youngstown 91% 4. Akron 85% 5. Columbus 82% 6. Canton 81% 7. Toledo 77% 8. Cincinnati 70% Urban 8 84% State Average 45% *11 of the 16 Franklin County districts have more than 20% economically disadvantaged students. Economically disadvantaged students are eligible for free or reduced price school meals or other aid programs. School District % of Students Economically Disadvantaged 1. Columbus 82% 2. Whitehall 76% 3. Hamilton Local 62% 4. Groveport Madison 58% 5. South-Western 55% 6. Reynoldsburg 42% 7. Westerville 28% 8. Canal Winchester 27% 9. Gahanna-Jefferson 26% 10. Worthington 23% 11. Hilliard 22% 12. Grandview Heights 18% 13. Dublin 14% 14. Bexley 9% 15. New Albany-Plain 7% 16. Upper Arlington 1% Franklin County 47% Ohio Department of Education,

17 Percentage of district students with special needs: Columbus ranks #6 in Ohio Urban 8, #2 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District % of Students w/ Special Education Needs 1. Cleveland 22.9% 2. Youngstown 21.8% 3. Cincinnati 21.0% 4. Dayton 19.8% 5. Akron 18.8% 6. Columbus 17.1% 7. Toledo 15.8% 8. Canton 15.7% Urban % State Average 14.8% Ohio Department of Education, School District % of Students w/ Special Education Needs 1. Groveport Madison 17.3% 2. Columbus 17.1% 3. Gahanna-Jefferson 15.3% 4. South-Western 14.5% 5. Whitehall 14.3% 6. Reynoldsburg 14.0% 7. Westerville 12.8% 8. Canal Winchester 12.4% 9. Worthington 11.8% 10. Grandview Heights 11.5% 11. Hilliard 11.4% 12. New Albany-Plain 11.3% 13. Bexley 10.8% 14. Hamilton Local 10.6% 15. Upper Arlington 8.8% 16. Dublin 8.7% Franklin County 13.9% 17

18 Students with Special Needs in Columbus City Schools: Enrollment by Disability Type Columbus City Schools: Enrollment by Disability Type, School Year Disability Enrollment % of Total Enrollment Specific Learning Disabilities 3,402 7% Speech and Language Impairments 1,096 2% Other Health Impaired Minor 888 2% Cognitive Disabilities 799 2% Emotional Disturbances (SBH) 797 2% Autism 413 1% Multiple Disabilities (other than Deaf-Blind) 367 1% Developmental Delay 248 1% Deafness (hearing impairments) 219 0% Orthopedic Impairments 88 0% Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 79 0% Visual Impairments 63 0% Other Health Impaired Major 15 0% No Disability 41,142 83% Ohio Department of Education,

19 Percentage of district students with Limited English Proficiency: Columbus ranks #1 in Ohio Urban 8, #3 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District % of Students w/ Limited English Proficiency 1. Columbus 9.7% 2. Cleveland 6.1% 3. Cincinnati 3.7% 4. Akron 3.5% 5. Dayton 3.2% 6. Youngstown 2.9% 7. Toledo 1.5% 8. Canton 0.8% Urban 8 5.2% State Average 2.1% Immigrants are attracted by the strong Columbus economy. Ohio Department of Education, % of Students w/ School District Limited English Proficiency 1. Whitehall 13.1% 2. South-Western 10.9% 3. Columbus 9.7% 4. Dublin 8.0% 5. Westerville 7.3% 6. Hilliard 7.3% 7. Reynoldsburg 4.9% 8. Worthington 4.8% 9. Groveport Madison 3.1% 10. Canal Winchester 2.5% 11. Gahanna-Jefferson 2.4% 12. New Albany-Plain 1.9% 13. Hamilton Local 1.1% 14. Upper Arlington 1.1% 15. Bexley 1.0% 16. Grandview Heights NC Franklin County 13.9% 19

20 What are Public Charter schools? } Public Charter Schools } Must accept all students. } Independent public schools subject to state audit, governed by their own school board. } Principals choose staff and hours of operation. } Students required to take the same state achievement tests as district students. } Enrollment: 13,028 in Columbus, 19,332 in Franklin County, nearly 100,000 in Ohio. Ohio Association of Public Charter Schools, Ohio Department of Education,

21 What are Ohio s private school voucher programs? } Voucher-accepting Private Schools / Ohio EdChoice Program } Limited to students in persistently underperforming district schools. } Eligibility is based upon school report card rating, not the performance of individual students. } Students may apply to private schools; but need to meet the same admission standards as the other students. } Began in Ohio in 2006; as of 2011 vouchers were available in four other states and the District of Columbia. } Enrollment: 2,424 in Columbus schools, 2,539 in Franklin County, 20,228 in Ohio. } In Columbus, almost 20,000 students are eligible for vouchers for school year } Two other voucher programs serve about 3,000 children statewide with special needs and autism. Ohio Department of Education, School Choice Ohio,

22 Charter & voucher school enrollment: Columbus ranks #2 in Ohio Urban 8, #1 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District Charter Voucher and Voucher School Charter Enrollment Enrollment Enrollment 1. Cleveland 14,310 5,026 23% 2. Columbus 13,028 2,424 24% 3. Toledo 7,721 1,606 27% 4. CincinnaZ 6,642 2,611 22% 5. Dayton 5,995 1,635 34% 6. Akron 3, % 7. Youngstown 2, % 8. Canton % Urban 8 54,034 9,735 23% Ohio Department of Education PASS Reports, 2011 School District Charter School Enrollment Voucher Enrollment Voucher and Charter Enrollment 1. Columbus 13,028 2,424 24% 2. South- Western 1, % 3. Groveport Madison 1, % 4. Westerville % 5. Upper Arlington % 6. Reynoldsburg % 7. Whitehall % 8. Hilliard % 9. Gahanna % 10. Hamilton Local % 11. Worthington % 12. Dublin % 13. Canal Winchester % 14. New Albany % 15. Bexley % 16. Grandview Heights 7 0 1% Franklin County 19,332 2,539 12% 22

23 Charter schools enrollment in Columbus benchmark cities: Cities that have over 10% of their public school enrollment in charters Charter Enrollment as Percent of District Total Kansas City, Missouri School District Cleveland Metropolitan School District Indianapolis Public Schools Columbus City School District Milwaukee Public Schools Minneapolis Public Schools Cincinnati Public Schools 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40% National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, October, Benchmark cities selected by Columbus

24 Demographics of Columbus students: District & Charter Schools Demographic Economically Disadvantaged Students w/ Special Needs Columbus City Schools Public Charter Schools in Columbus 82% 82% 17% 9% Racial MinoriZes 73% 85% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Student Demographics: Columbus City Schools & Charter Schools in Columbus Economically Disadvantaged Students w/special Needs Racial Minority Columbus City Schools Public Charter Schools in Columbus Number of students 49,616 21,132 Ohio Department of Education, *Charter schools in the City of Columbus served 21,132 but only 13,028 were residents living in areas served by the Columbus City Schools 24

25 Franklin County and Columbus children are diverse } 47.5% of preschoolers in Franklin County are children of color: } 27.2% Black } 9.3% Hispanic or Latino } 8.1% Multiracial } 4% Asian } Nearly half of Franklin County s students of color are enrolled in a suburban school district. } 73% of Columbus City Schools students are children of color, as are 85% of students in Columbus charter schools. Action for Children/Community Research Partners, April 2012.,

26 How are Columbus-area students achieving academically? 26

27 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment for Literacy (KRA-L): Columbus ranks #5 in the Ohio Urban 8, and #13 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District % not ready for kindergarten 1. Akron 24% 2. CincinnaZ 26% 3. Youngstown 33% 4. Toledo 34% 5. Columbus 34% 6. Canton 37% 7. Cleveland 39% 8. Dayton 39% State 19% 34% of entering Columbus kindergarteners need significant help learning to read. School District % not ready for kindergarten 1. Bexley 0% 2. Grandview Heights 0% 3. New Albany- Plain 4% 4. Upper Arlington 4% 5. Worthington 7% 6. Gahanna- Jefferson 10% 7. Dublin 13% 8. Hilliard 14% 9. Westerville 14% 10. Canal Winchester 15% 11. Hamilton 19% 12. Reynoldsburg 23% 13. Columbus 34% 14. South- Western 35% 15. Groveport Madison 40% 16. Whitehall 45% Ohio Department of Education, Learn4Life Columbus. 27

28 Value of Preschool } 87% of 4-year-olds whose mother has a college degree are in a preschool. } 55% of 4-year-olds whose mother is a high school dropout are in a preschool. } Columbus has efforts to improve kindergarten readiness that include: Columbus Kids Ready, Set, Learn!, Learn4Life Columbus, United Way of Central Ohio, and Head Start preschool programs. The RAND Corporation,

29 Ohio s 3 rd Grade Reading Guarantee } Students in grades K-3 were assessed by September 30, } Schools are now providing intervention for all students identified as reading below grade level. } State education officials say that this new law aligns with Ohio s Race to the Top plan to close achievement gaps, improve overall academic achievement, and increase college attendance. } Four Franklin County districts with poverty rates above 40% met the state standard rate of 75% passing. } If, by the end of third grade, a student is not assessed as reading at grade level, the student may be retained in third grade. Ohio Department of Education,

30 Ohio 3 rd grade reading assessment pass rates: Columbus ranks #5 in Ohio Urban 8, #16 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District % Passed the 3rd Grade Reading Assessment 1. Cincinnati 70% 2. Toledo 69% 3. Akron 67% 4. Canton 66% 5. Columbus 61% 6. Youngstown 59% 7. Cleveland 55% 8. Dayton 55% Urban 8 63% State of Ohio 80% School District % Passed 1. New Albany 94% 2. Grandview Heights 93% 3. Upper Arlington 93% 4. Bexley 91% 5. Dublin 91% 6. Worthington 91% 7. Westerville 90% 8. Gahanna 89% 9. Hilliard 88% 10. Canal Winchester 84% 11. Reynoldsburg* 84% 12. Hamilton Local* 80% 13. Groveport Madison* 78% 14. South-Western* 75% 15. Whitehall* 65% 16. Columbus* 61% Franklin County 78% Ohio Department of Education, *40% or more of students are economically disadvantaged 30

31 Ohio's Third Grade Reading Test: Proficiency Levels of Columbus City Schools Compared to Charter Schools in Columbus Percentage of Students Achieving at each Proficiency Level for Third Grade Reading 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% Columbus City Schools Schools w/third grade: 75 Total third grade test takers: 3,581 Pass rate: 61% Public Charter Schools in Columbus Schools w/third grade: 28 Total third grade test takers: 913 Pass rate: 65.7% 10.0% 5.0% Columbus City Schools Public Charter Schools* 0.0% Limited Basic Proficient Accelerated Advanced State standard is 75% of students scoring proficient or above. Did not pass Passed Ohio Department of Education, *Brick and mortar charter schools in Columbus 31

32 3 rd Grade Reading Test in 15 districts attended by City of Columbus students: Percent of Economically Disadvantaged students passing % of Economically % of students not Gap in percentage points % Economically Disadvantaged Economically Disadvantaged students passing the 3 rd between Economically Disadvantaged passing and not- Economically- third graders Disadvantaged students grade reading assessment the 3 rd grade reading assessment % of all students passing the 3rd grade reading assessment Pickerington 20% 83% 89% 6 87% Gahanna- Jefferson 29% 79% 93% 14 89% Westerville 34% 79% 95% 16 90% Worthington 27% 79% 95% 16 91% Hamilton Local 74% 77% 87% 10 80% Oletangy 7% 77% 96% 19 95% Licking Heights 44% 76% 86% 10 82% New Albany 7% 76% 95% 19 94% Reynoldsburg 45% 76% 90% 14 84% Canal Winchester 31% 74% 88% 14 84% Dublin 15% 74% 94% 20 91% Groveport Madison 64% 72% 87% 15 78% Hilliard 24% 71% 93% 22 88% South- Western 61% 67% 87% 20 75% Columbus City Schools 84% 57% 82% 25 61% *State passing rate = 75% of students scoring proficient or above. Ohio's Race to the Top goals include "reducing performance gaps by 50% **Numbers are for all students enrolled in the districts, not just the students living in the City of Columbus and aeending a suburban district. 32

33 Performance Index rankings: Columbus ranks #5 in Ohio Urban 8, #16 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District Performance Index Score Rank out of 611 School District Performance Index Score Rank out of 611 districts 1. Dublin Cincinnati Akron Canton Toledo Columbus Dayton Cleveland Youngstown 610 Performance Index: A composite of student performance on all state tests. 2. Upper Arlington New Albany-Plain Grandview Heights Bexley Hilliard Worthington Westerville Gahanna-Jefferson Canal Winchester Reynoldsburg Hamilton Local South-Western Groveport Madison 550 Ohio Department of Education, Whitehall Columbus

34 Graduation rates: Columbus ranks #5 in Ohio Urban 8, #16 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District Graduation Rate* School District Graduation Rate* 1. New Albany-Plain 98.5% 1. Dayton 84.4% 2. Cincinnati 81.9% 3. Toledo 80.5% 4. Canton 80.1% 5. Columbus 77.6% 6. Akron 76.4% 7. Youngstown 67.8% 8. Cleveland 62.8% State 84.3% 2. Bexley 98.2% 3. Dublin 98.2% 4. Grandview Heights 98.0% 5. Upper Arlington 97.9% 6. Canal Winchester 97.4% 7. Reynoldsburg 97.0% 8. Worthington 95.0% 9. Gahanna-Jefferson 94.9% 10. Hilliard 94.9% 11. Hamilton Local 93.5% 12. Westerville 93.3% *This is the five-year graduation rate. 13. Whitehall 90.4% 14. South-Western 88.5% 15. Groveport Madison 87.8% 16. Columbus 77.6% Ohio Department of Education, 2010 there is a one-year lag in graduation rates. 34

35 Student Enrollment: Number of students in Columbus City Schools by grade level and number of graduates Enrollment in Columbus City Schools by Grade ,000 4,500 4,000 3,500 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1, Grade Level Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Graduates (4- year) Enrollment 4,485 4,336 4,232 4,248 4,159 4,084 3,654 3,573 3,562 4,671 3,629 3,334 2,913 2, Ohio Department of Education,

36 Measurable academic goals } Measurable academic goals } Columbus City Schools goals for 2013 } Increase graduation rate to 90%, up from 77.6% in } 75% of 4 th graders will pass the state reading assessment, up from 67% in } 69.7% of 4 th graders will pass the state math assessment, up from 59.4% in } 75% of 8 th graders will pass the state reading assessment, up from 69% in } 68.2% of 8 th graders will pass the state math assessment, up from 47.4% in Columbus City Schools,

37 New Common Core State Academic Standards for pre-k - 12 } These standards were developed by state and local officials on a voluntary basis. } The standards are intended to be fewer, clearer, and deeper. } Schools are now implementing these standards. } Beginning in 2014, state tests will be more challenging. } In 2014, the state report card will likely have a more rigorous grading system. Ohio Department of Education,

38 College Readiness in Columbus 38

39 College Readiness, Mean ACT score: Columbus ranks #5 in Ohio Urban 8, #16 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District Mean ACT Score (scale 1-36) School District Mean ACT Score (scale 1-36) 1. Upper Arlington Akron Cincinnati Canton Toledo Columbus Dayton Youngstown Cleveland 16 Statewide 21.8 ACT test results are one key predictor of college success. An ACT score report includes scores for each of the four subject-area tests (English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science). Scores range from Ohio Department of Education, ACT. 2. Bexley Dublin Grandview Heights Worthington New Albany-Plain Hilliard Gahanna-Jefferson South-Western Westerville Canal Winchester Reynoldsburg Hamilton Local Groveport Madison Whitehall Columbus 17 39

40 Ohio s College Readiness compared to the U.S.: ACT composite score of the top 10 ranking states, Ohio ranks #7 ACT Composite Scores by State, 2012 State Average % of Graduates Composite Score Tested 1. Minnesota % 2. Iowa % 3. Wisconsin % 4. Montana % 5. Nebraska % 6. Kansas % 7. Ohio % 8. South Dakota % 9. Idaho % 10. Missouri % *28 states had 50% or more of graduates take the ACT. Minnesota Office of Higher Education,

41 Local educators lead effort to increase the number of adults with 2-year degrees } Central Ohio Compact, educators and community leaders have set goals: } Increase the percentage of Franklin County adults who have earned a certificate, such as nursing, or an associate s degree from 44% to 60% by } Improve college readiness by integrating high school and college curriculum and encouraging more high school students to earn college credit while in high school. } High school graduates who are prepared for college-level work without remediation are more likely to succeed in and complete college. } The majority of students taking remedial courses do not complete these courses or college. Columbus State Community College,

42 Percent of entering college students taking remedial math or English in Ohio: Columbus ranks #4 in Ohio Urban 8, #16 in Franklin County Ohio Urban 8 Franklin County School District % Taking Remedial Math or English (students enrolled in public colleges) 1. Cincinnati 41% 2. Akron 52% 3. Canton 64% 4. Columbus 65% 5. Toledo 65% 6. Dayton 68% 7. Youngstown 73% 8. Cleveland 80% Statewide 41% Students entering a post-secondary institution are required to take remediation classes when they are assessed below grade level in a specific subject. The students must pay college-level tuition to take these courses. School District % Taking Remedial Math or English (students enrolled in public colleges in Ohio) 1. Upper Arlington 16% 2. Bexley 19% 3. Dublin 20% 4. New Albany-Plain 23% 5. Worthington 23% 6. Grandview Heights 27% 7. Westerville 36% 8. Hilliard 42% 9. Reynoldsburg 42% 10. Canal Winchester 43% 11. Gahanna-Jefferson 43% 12. South-Western 51% 13. Groveport Madison 57% 14. Hamilton Local 63% 15. Whitehall 64% 16. Columbus 65% Ohio Board of Regents: Fall

43 National comparison: How do Ohio students compare with the U.S. average? National Assessment of Education Progress Ohio s score U.S. Average (public schools only) 4 th grade math (scale 0-500) th grade reading (scale 0-500) th grade science (scale 0-300) th grade writing (scale 0-300) th grade math (scale 0-500) th grade reading (scale 0-500) th grade science (scale 0-300) th grade writing (scale 0-300) Ohio s 4 th and 8 th graders scored slightly higher than the national average on all four of the National Assessment of Education Progress assessments: math, reading, science, and writing. National Assessment of Educational Progress: Math data is from 2011, Reading data is from 2011, Science data is from 2011 for grade 8 and from 2009 for grade 4, Writing data is from 2002 for grade 4 and 2007 for grade 8. 43

44 Adults with a 2-year or 4-year degree or higher: Columbus ranks #9 out of 16 benchmarked cities, 15 percentage points lower in 2-year degrees and 14 percentage points lower in 4-year degrees than Raleigh City % of adults with 2- year degrees or higher % of adults with 4- year degrees or higher 1. Raleigh 54% 46% 2. Minneapolis 52% 45% 3. Austin 49% 44% 4. Portland 49% 42% 5. San Diego 49% 40% 6. Charlotte 45% 39% 7. Nashville 40% 34% 8. Chicago 39% 33% 9. Columbus 39% 32% 10. Cincinnati 38% 31% 11. Louisville 34% 27% 12. Indianapolis 34% 27% 13. Jacksonville 33% 24% 14. Milwaukee 27% 21% 15. Kansas City 21% 15% 16. Cleveland 20% 13% United States 36% 28% U.S. Census, Percentage rounded to nearest whole number. Benchmark cities selected by Columbus

45 International comparison: How do U.S. students compare with the other G-8 Nations? G-8 countries include: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russian Federation, United Kingdom, United States. National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences: Comparative Indicators of Education in the United State and Other G-8 Countries:

46 Summary 1. City of Columbus growth. } 131,000 City of Columbus students attend 6 types of schools 2. Comparing students in Columbus City Schools and charter schools with the Ohio Urban 8 and suburban districts. 3. Academic achievement } } Kindergarten readiness 3 rd grade reading 4. College readiness } } } Remediation College graduation rates College graduates 46

47 Summary City of Columbus growth } City of Columbus growth. The City of Columbus grew from 350,000 people in 40 square miles in 1950 to nearly 800,000 people in 233 square miles in The population in the area of Columbus served by Columbus City Schools grew by 5% from 2000 to 2010 while the population in areas in Columbus served by suburban schools grew by 22%, or four times faster. 53,000 students living in Columbus attend 14 suburban districts and 49,000 attend Columbus City Schools (CCS). } 131,000 City of Columbus students attend 6 types of schools. 40% attend suburban district schools, 38% attend CCS, 10% attend public charter schools, 10% attend private/ nonpublic schools, 2% use vouchers, and 500 are homeschooled. 47

48 Summary Columbus City Schools, Ohio Urban 8 and suburban districts } } } } } Diversity. Franklin County is growing more diverse: 47% of preschool children in Franklin County are children of color; nearly half of Franklin County s K-12 students of color attend a suburban school district. Economically disadvantaged students. In 11 suburban districts, more than 20% of students are economically disadvantaged. Statewide, the rate grew from 35% in 2006 to 45% in CCS s rate is 82%. Students with special needs. 15% of Ohio students have a special education need. In Franklin County, rates range from 9% in Dublin City Schools to 17% in CCS. English Language Learners. 2.1% of Ohio students are English Language Learners; 11 Franklin County districts have rates above the state average; 9.7% of CCS s students are English Language Learners and the district ranks third in Franklin County. Public charter schools. Charter school students in Columbus have the same high rate of poverty (82%) as CCS students and more charter school students are children of color. 48

49 Summary Academic achievement } Kindergarten readiness. 19% of Ohio preschool children are unprepared for kindergarten; in CCS, it is 34%. } 3 rd grade reading. Ohio s new 3 rd grade reading guarantee requires that students be assessed in grades K-3 and helped so they do not have to repeat 3 rd grade; 61% of CCS 3 rd graders passed the 3rd grade reading test compared to 80% statewide, 78% in Franklin County, and 65% in Columbus charter schools. 57% of economically disadvantaged 3 rd graders passed in CCS, the lowest rate among the 15 districts attended by Columbus students. 49

50 Summary College readiness } College readiness. CCS s students average ACT score was 17; the average statewide score was } Remediation. 41% of students entering a public college in Ohio had to take remedial math or English; graduates in 9 Franklin County districts have rates above the state average, led by CCS at 65%. } High school graduation rate. The statewide graduation rate was 84.3%; CCS had a rate of 77.6% in 2010 and ranked 5th among the Ohio Urban 8 and 16 th among Franklin County districts. } College graduates. 39% of Columbus adults earned a 2-year degree or higher; Columbus ranks 9 th among 16 benchmark cities selected by Columbus

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