Ohio
Public School Ratings



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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (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 1,706,784
Number Of Ohio Schools 3,604
Number Of Ohio School Districts 1,012
Spending Per Student $13,345

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 66.0220988872823
4th Grade 68.5923312378197
5th Grade 72.70502093418
6th Grade 62.1932216005532
7th Grade 65.531510152763
8th Grade 55.9058623247626
10th Grade 27.919799931684
11th Grade 66.7228956398362

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 70.4166935311498
4th Grade 75.1309273275916
5th Grade 66.0995812535361
6th Grade 62.0802324762683
7th Grade 61.232311246621
8th Grade 57.4942729822987
10th Grade 35.8005151446789
11th Grade 49.8794105800433

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 74.0% 50.6%
Black 17.6% 16.0%
Hispanic 5.8% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 27.2% 48.4%
English Language Learners 3.3% 9.3%
Students With Disabilities 15.2% 13.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 17.06
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

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% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 19.3% 19.4%
20-44 Years Old 31.6% 33.4%
45-64 Years Old 27.2% 26.1%
65 Or Older 15.9% 14.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 4,645,398 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 11.1% 10.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.8% 87.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.2% 30.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.5% 12.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.9% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.3% 17.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.8% 14.5%
$15,000 or less 12.6% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,584 $11,236,619,510 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $671 $1,145,281,724 5.0%
Staff $394 $673,105,307 3.0%
General Administration $316 $539,685,953 2.4%
School Administration $657 $1,121,541,257 4.9%
Operation $997 $1,700,835,356 7.5%
Transportation $555 $947,113,139 4.2%
Other $505 $862,073,626 3.8%
Total Support $4,095 $6,989,546,712 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,666 $4,550,934,785 20.0%
Total Expenditures $13,345 $22,777,165,400 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%