This is truly a hidden treasure and I urge parents to really consider this school for the K-12 students. The new principal is in touch with the community and with the determination of the teachers is pulling Ohio Ave ES to greater heights. This neighborhood has had an insurgence of resources so for those who are investing in Old Towne East ans the Old Oaks are of Columbus....invest in the schools also. Together we can bring about a positive change for everyone....students, faculty ,staff and the community.
I being a former employee of this school found it to be one of the most underperforming school with more staff caring about what the parents are doing and how they are living versus teaching and caring about the students. This school had the most ineffective staff from the leadership down to the custodian. There were only a handful of us that actually cared about the children and their education. I would not recommend anyone to this school. A child missed their bus and the principal said that her time was done for the day and she did not have time to take the child home and sent him hom ewith a stranger. Not caring about the children.
My son has been going to Ohio Ave. for almost two years and I am beyond disappointed. He is only in the preschool program and I shutter to think of him continuing at this school. The teacher is less than helpful seems unmotivated to work with the children. I feel like there is too much play time and not enough academic time. Every time I have visited the class they are playing and not learning. I am racking my brain to think of a way to remove him from the CPS system without it costing me more money.