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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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 1,722,288
Number Of Ohio Schools 3,627
Number Of Ohio School Districts 1,047
Spending Per Student $12,346

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 59.140350056855
4th Grade 59.7380933951802
5th Grade 61.9037040977046
6th Grade 55.4490906678866
7th Grade 55.0298613740198
8th Grade 48.7242626907623
11th Grade 94.148266625325

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 69.1631869522139
4th Grade 72.0482488325445
5th Grade 64.6946727899973
6th Grade 58.6617601175439
7th Grade 57.1643768213707
8th Grade 54.4655633904339
11th Grade 91.2984960145229

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 75.5% 52.0%
Black 17.1% 16.2%
Hispanic 5.1% 25.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.1% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 44.7% 50.9%
English Language Learners 2.7% 9.1%
Students With Disabilities 14.7% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 16.26
AVG FOR NATION 16.15

Ohio Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 11,613,423 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 283 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.0% 6.3%
5-19 Years Old 19.7% 19.8%
20-44 Years Old 31.6% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 27.6% 26.3%
65 Or Older 15.1% 14.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 4,585,084 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 11.2% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.1% 86.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.1% 29.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.3% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,000 11.7% 13.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.8% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.9% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 13.7% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,084 $10,477,976,505 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $610 $1,050,458,981 4.9%
Staff $385 $663,910,108 3.1%
General Administration $290 $499,963,781 2.4%
School Administration $602 $1,036,234,581 4.9%
Operation $973 $1,675,426,637 7.9%
Transportation $537 $925,284,926 4.4%
Other $459 $789,944,378 3.7%
Total Support $3,856 $6,641,159,511 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,406 $4,143,842,464 19.5%
Total Expenditures $12,346 $21,263,019,505 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%