Pickerington High School Central in Pickerington, OH - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,576
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    267 3.8
  • Ranking

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 267 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 267 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: This school is very unique in the type of students that go here and the everyday atmosphere.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Food: the food is very unhealthy but there are normally nice alternatives
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: The policies for being late to class especially in the mornings can be outragous
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Sports are a big part of our school and it shows in the quality of the teams and support from students
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Teachers: There's an even mix of really good teachers and not so great ones.

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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3.00 Harvest Preparatory School Private, Religious
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3.33 Taylor Road Elementary School Public
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1.66 Liberty Elementary School Public
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1.66 Oakmont Elementary School Public
3.33 Waggoner Road Junior 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
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2.00 Groveport Elementary School Public
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Zenith Academy East Public, Charter
Providence Academy for Student Success Public, Charter
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1.66 Shady Lane Elementary School Public
2.00 Sherwood Middle School Public
2.00 Olde Orchard Alternative Elementary School Public
1.66 Columbus Arts & Technology Academy Public, Charter
2.00 Glendening Elementary School Public
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2.33 Whitehall Preparatory & Fitness Academy Public, Charter
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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

Around Pickerington High School Central

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

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Pickerington High School Central United States Canal Winchester High School Canal Winchester Middle School Pickerington High School North Pickerington Lakeview Junior High School Pickerington Ridgeview Junior High School
White 61.0% 51.6% 72.0% 72.0% 72.0% 68.0% 62.0%
African American 22.0% 15.2% 17.0% 15.0% 14.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Multiracial 7.0% 2.6% 5.0% 8.0% 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 24.5% 2.0% 1.0% 3.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.7% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
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 27 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 15% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 15% Athletic Programs
  • 15% Great Teachers
  • 15% Many opportunities
  • 15% Excellent academics
  • 13% Music and Art Programs
  • 10% Excellent athletics
  • 9% Diverse Student Body
  • 7% Great environment

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 41% Cliques
  • 19% Academic Competitiveness
  • 19% Bullying
  • 11% Guidance Counselors
  • 11% Quality of teaching staff

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 62% Impecable diversity and school spirit
  • 12% We all support one another
  • 12% Has an awesome marching band
  • 12% Athletics

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 56% Focused on all popular sports, and stresses grades
  • 25% Focused on sports, mainly football.
  • 19% Supportive

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 35% Hard work truly pays off here
  • 29% Slacking off does not pay off.
  • 24% Know who to hang out with and who to avoid
  • 12% Be White and/or good at sports

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 20% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.