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Pickerington High School Central is a public school in Pickerington, Ohio. It has 1,576 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 90% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 242 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

300 Opportunity Way
Pickerington, OH 43147
(614) 833-3025

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 242 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The administrative staff is very well balanced with their character and their discipline. They carry themselves with pride and they help the students to the fullest extent.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: I play football and the facilities and coaches are one of the best in the state. The coaches keep up to date with all of the growing concerns about concussions and other sports injuries. They really care about their student athletes.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: The teachers are one of the best I have seen. They go beyond of what they are expected to to help any student. Whether it be school or a personal issue. These teachers take pride in their jobs.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: The Extracurricular activities at Pickerington Central are very intriguing. Most students I talk to are impressed at how they are runed and greatly supported. There are multiple club opportunities for any student, Chess, Geography,Self Reliance and those are just a few. So overall Pickerington Central has a lot of clubs and Organized programs for any kid to participate in.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Food: Some days it's great , others average

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
4.00 Pickerington Ridgeview Junior High School Public
4.00 Sycamore Creek Elementary School Public
3.66 Heritage Elementary School Public
4.00 Diley Middle School Public
3.66 Pickerington Elementary School Public
4.00 Violet Elementary School Public
4.00 Pickerington High School North Public
4.00 Harmon Middle School Public
4.00 Pickerington Lakeview Junior High School Public
4.00 Fairfield Elementary School Public
3.00 Canal Winchester Middle School Public
4.00 Toll Gate Middle School Public
4.00 Toll Gate Elementary School Public
3.33 Canal Winchester High School Public
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2.66 Licking Heights South Elementary School Public
3.00 Licking Heights Central Middle School Public
2.66 Licking Heights North Elementary School Public
2.33 Madison Elementary School Public
2.00 Groveport Madison Junior High School Public
2.00 Groveport Elementary School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Pickerington Ridgeview Junior High School 1 mi. 841
4.00 Pickerington High School North 3 mi. 1,707
4.00 Pickerington Lakeview Junior High School 3 mi. 860
3.00 Canal Winchester Middle School 4 mi. 895
3.33 Canal Winchester High School 4 mi. 1,005

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%


Grade 9 26.6%
Grade 10 25.4%
Grade 11 22.9%
Grade 12 25.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 75% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 12% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 18% Great Teachers
  • 16% Athletic Programs
  • 15% Many opportunities
  • 15% Excellent academics
  • 11% Music and Art Programs
  • 9% Diverse Student Body
  • 9% Great environment
  • 7% Excellent athletics

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 50% Cliques
  • 19% Academic Competitiveness
  • 19% Bullying
  • 12% Guidance Counselors

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 14 responses

  • 64% Impecable diversity and school spirit
  • 14% We all support one another
  • 14% Athletics
  • 7% Has an awesome marching band

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 50% Focused on all popular sports, and stresses grades
  • 29% Focused on sports, mainly football.
  • 21% Supportive

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 43% Hard work truly pays off here
  • 36% Slacking off does not pay off.
  • 21% Know who to hang out with and who to avoid

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 7 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 83% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.