One of the top districts in the state, the Bexley City School District is located in a suburban community just four miles east of downtown Columbus, Ohio. Bexley's neighborhood schools form the center of a stable, close knit community. Students benefit from the small class sizes that permit personal attention and foster academic excellence, with access to a rich variety of courses and extra-curricular programs. The district operates according to a guiding mission and strategic priorities that have been set by community stakeholders and approved by the Board of Education.
Total Enrollment - August 2016
- Accredited by the internationally recognized AdvancED.
- Bexley High School ranked 158th of some 29,000 U.S. public high schools that "serve all students well," according to U.S. News and World Report in 2016; Bexley was the top-ranked school in central Ohio and the third in the state.
- Twenty-two Advanced Placement (AP) courses available at Bexley High School, an unusually high number for the size of the school; in 2016, a record number of 313 students (62 percent of those eligible) took a total of 663 AP exams.
- Nine members of the class of 2017 and 12 in the class of 2016 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; each school with its own education best practice.
Bexley High School (grades 9 - 12) 732
Bexley Middle School (grades 6 - 8) 359
Cassingham Elementary School (grades K - 5) 483
Maryland Elementary School (grades K - 5) 366
Montrose Elementary School (grades K - 5) 420
Attendance rate 95.2%
Graduation rate (four years) 99.3%
College Matriculation rate (class of 2014) 93.0%
Black, Hispanic, Asian, Multiracial enrollment 16.9%
Student/Teacher ratio 16:1
Teachers - full time equivalent 170.9
Average years of experience 13
Teachers with at least a Master’s Degree 86.3%
Average teacher's salary $74.988
General Fund Budget (2015 - 2016) $34.57 M
Per Pupil Expenditure + $15,929
Total Expenditure for Classroom Instruction* 71.5%
General Fund Receipts
Property Taxes $17.7 M
State Foundation/Rollback $ 6.9 M
Income tax $ 7.2 M
Earnings on Investments/Miscellaneous $ 0.5 M
College Admissions Test Results
Bexley student scores compared with Ohio statewide averages:
SAT Critical Reading
ACT average composite score 25.9 (22)
Characteristics of the Community
Population of Bexley
Number of households 4,705
Median income based on federal
income tax returns*
*Ohio Department of Taxation, 2013
+ Ohio Department of Education 2016