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)15 
 Special Schools
2016-2017 Staff Information
 Certificated 1,556
 Administrative 99
 Total     2,652
(Source: SWCSD Personnel Department 5/17)

2017 Board of Education
Cathy Johnson, President
Lee Schreiner, Vice President
Karen Dover
Mindy Garverick
Robert Ragland, Sr.


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

2016-2017 District Enrollment
 High Schools
 Middle Schools
 Intermediate Schools (5-6)3299
 Elementary Schools (K-4)8301 
Buckeye Ranch78 

Student Demographic Data

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

2016-2017 Head Start 
and Preschool Students
 3 Year Olds4 Year Olds 
Bostic Center Head Start32 94 
Stiles Family Resource Center Head Start34 101 
Bostic Preschool1630 
Darby Woods Preschool28 
Harmon Preschool12                31 
Prairie Norton Preschool16  30 
South-Western Preschool57            112 
Stiles Preschool1017 

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

2016-2017 English Learner (EL) Data
 Identified EL students
 Receiving EL Services
Language Dialects 81