Ohio
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Ohio Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

Overview

Public Schools Overview Ohio School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,695,762
Number Of Ohio Schools 3,566
Number Of Ohio School Districts 991
Spending Per Student $13,921

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 70.0701696388375
4th Grade 64.7514491803043
5th Grade 70.9149316472261
6th Grade 57.2060519474411
7th Grade 68.6454867018922
8th Grade 58.7394054718151
10th Grade 38.0519142075391
11th Grade 67.8963935478349

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 69.075640003703
4th Grade 75.7193346147411
5th Grade 63.73400834901
6th Grade 61.3651896521692
7th Grade 58.6839634358897
8th Grade 58.3014691981051
10th Grade 42.9846783795455
11th Grade 50.5722020395832

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 72.8% 49.7%
Black 17.9% 15.9%
Hispanic 6.4% 27.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.7% 5.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 24.6% 47.6%
English Language Learners 3.3% 9.7%
Students With Disabilities 16.0% 14.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 17.01
AVG FOR NATION 16.03

Ohio Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 11,689,442 327,167,434
Population Density (per sq. mile) 285 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.0% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 19.2% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 31.6% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 27.0% 26.0%
65 Or Older 16.3% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 4,654,075 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 11.0% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.1% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.8% 31.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 9.4% 13.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.6% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.3% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.9% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.2% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 12.0% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,885 $11,675,377,079 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $706 $1,197,797,522 5.1%
Staff $406 $687,848,134 2.9%
General Administration $329 $557,606,671 2.4%
School Administration $654 $1,109,670,988 4.7%
Operation $1,032 $1,750,061,637 7.4%
Transportation $587 $995,690,600 4.2%
Other $509 $863,480,400 3.7%
Total Support $4,223 $7,161,883,305 30.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,813 $4,769,348,416 20.2%
Total Expenditures $13,921 $23,606,673,322 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%