District Profile

About Our Schools

The South-Western City School District is the fifth largest public school district in the State of Ohio and the second largest in Franklin County. The district covers 119 square miles including urban, suburban and rural settings. It is one of the most unique public school districts in the state.

The district includes portions of the City of Columbus, Franklin Township, Jackson Township, Pleasant Township, Prairie Township and all of the City of Grove City.

2017-2018 School Year

Number of Schools
 High Schools
(grades 9-12)

High School
(grades 11-12)

 Middle Schools
(grades 7-8)

 Intermediate Schools (grades 5-6)
 Elementary Schools (grades K-4)
 Special Schools
2016-2017 Staff Information
 Certificated 1,556
 Administrative 99
 Total     2,652
(Source: SWCSD Personnel Department 5/17)

2018 Board of Education
David Donofrio
Mindy Garverick
Cathy Johnson
Robert Ragland, Sr.
Lee Schreiner


Dr. Bill Wise, Superintendent
Hugh W. Garside, Jr., Treasurer

South-Western City School District
3805 Marlane Drive
Grove City, Ohio 43123
(614) 801-3000

Web site:   www.swcsd.us
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/SWCSD
Twitter:      @SWCSD
About Our Students

Statistical Information

2017-2018 District Enrollment
 High Schools
 Middle Schools
 Intermediate Schools (5-6)3343
 Elementary Schools (K-4)8301 
Buckeye Ranch81 

Student Demographic Data

Ethnic Composition (2015-2016)
American Indian 0.07%
 African American 13.43%
Pacific Islander  0.04%

2017-2018 Head Start 
and Preschool Students
 3 Year Olds4 Year Olds 
Bostic Center Head Start3953 
Stiles Family Resource Center Head Start3268 
Bostic Preschool1330 
Darby Woods Preschool1133 
Harmon Preschool10             31 
Highland Park Preschool  912 
Prairie Norton Preschool22  38 
South-Western Preschool58           106 
Stiles Preschool1027 

2016-2017 Free and Reduced Lunch Data
Free Lunch Percentage
Reduced Lunch Percentage

2017-2018 English Learner (EL) Data
 Identified EL students
 Receiving EL Services
Language Dialects 78