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 192th of 31,200 U.S. public high schools that "serve all students well," according to U.S. News and World Report in 2014 (Bexley was one of only three central Ohio high schools making the top ten.)
  • Twenty Advanced Placement (AP) courses available at Bexley High School, an unusually high number for the size of the school; in 2014, 252 students took a total of 517 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 - October 2014
2,234
Bexley High School (grades 9 - 12)660
Bexley Middle School (grades 7 - 8)331
Cassingham Elementary School (grades K - 6)465
Maryland Elementary School (grades K - 6)335
Montrose Elementary School (grades K - 6)403


Attendance rate95.2%
Graduation rate (four years)96.8%
College Matriculation rate (class of 2013)90.0%
Black, Hispanic, Asian, Multiracial enrollment16.9%
Student/Teacher ratio16:1


Professional Staff
Teachers - full time equivalent 155.3
Average years of experience18
Teachers with at least a Master’s Degree82.8%
Average teacher's salary$75,815
  
Financials
General Fund Budget (2013 - 2014)$32.29 million
Per Pupil Expenditure*$12,750
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 (2014)67
  Over five years, the mean SAT score was 572               
      (statewide result was 548)

Students taking the ACT (2014)
124
   Over five years, the mean ACT score was 24.76
      (statewide result was 21.1)
 
  
Characteristics of the Community 
Population of Bexley 
13,703
Number of households 4,705
Median household income $70,200