Quick Look at Bexley Schools

District Achievements
  • One of the top school districts in the state, meeting all achievement indicators, according to the Ohio Department of Education’s District Report Card.
  • Accredited by the internationally recognized AdvancED.
  • Bexley High School ranked 160th of 22,000 U.S. public high schools that "serve all students well," according to U.S. News and World Report in 2013.
  • Twenty Advanced Placement (AP) courses available at Bexley High School, an unusally high number for the size of the school; in 2013, 225 students took a total of 504 AP exams.
  • Eight members of the class of 2014 invited to participate in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
  • Earned Moody’s Investor Service Aa2 rating, one of the highest ratings assigned any Ohio district.
  • Cassingham Elementary and Bexley Middle School authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) world schools, the first of their kind in Ohio.
 
 
Total Enrollment - December 2013
2,138
Bexley High School (grades 9 - 12)642
Bexley Middle School (grades 7 - 8)351
Cassingham Elementary School (grades K - 6)443
Maryland Elementary School (grades K - 6)327
Montrose Elementary School (grades K - 6)375

Attendance rate96.5%
Graduation rate (four years)95.3%
College Matriculation rate (class of 2013)90.0%
Black, Hispanic, Asian, Multiracial enrollment16.5%
Student/Teacher ratio16:1

Professional Staff
Teachers - full time equivalent 158.7
Average years of experience16.7
Teachers with at least a Master’s Degree85.2%
Average teacher's salary$75,855
  
Financials
General Fund Budget (2012 - 2013)$28.7 million
Per Pupil Expenditure*$14,227
Total Expenditure for Classroom Instruction*72.9%

*Ohio Department of Education 2013 Financial Data

General Fund Receipts
Property Taxes$20.3 million
State Foundation/Rollback$ 6.7 million
Income tax$ 6.3 million
Earnings on Investments/Miscellaneous$ 0.4 million


College Admissions Test Results
Seniors taking the SAT (2013)105
Middle 50% of test takers/critical reading 510 - 640
Middle 50% of test takers/math 
480 - 620
Middle 50% of test takers/writing420 - 570 
  
Characteristics of the Community 
Population of Bexley 
13,703
Number of households 4,705
Median household income $70,200
Minority population
7.5 %