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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (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 1,714,278
Number Of Ohio Schools 3,591
Number Of Ohio School Districts 1,034
Spending Per Student $12,387

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 68.0062425598363
4th Grade 65.3590993006011
5th Grade 69.9698778292995
6th Grade 61.8048413799416
7th Grade 60.8740678912782
8th Grade 51.7310987510002
10th Grade 27.940936812283
11th Grade 59.0231169607837

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 73.8509460409083
4th Grade 75.5780275158332
5th Grade 64.5949307697952
6th Grade 62.2906325557429
7th Grade 58.0996001196068
8th Grade 56.9310102345127
10th Grade 25.1481452611931
11th Grade 46.5496797312256

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 75.0% 51.5%
Black 17.2% 16.2%
Hispanic 5.4% 26.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.2% 5.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 44.5% 47.6%
English Language Learners 3.0% 9.2%
Students With Disabilities 14.8% 12.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 17.23
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

Ohio Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 11,614,373 323,127,513
Population Density (per sq. mile) 284 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.0% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 19.5% 19.6%
20-44 Years Old 31.6% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 27.4% 26.2%
65 Or Older 15.5% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 4,601,449 116,495,918
Single Parent Households With Children 11.2% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.5% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.7% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.8% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 12.2% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.4% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 13.3% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,105 $10,464,956,060 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $612 $1,049,063,388 4.9%
Staff $386 $662,071,983 3.1%
General Administration $290 $497,065,689 2.3%
School Administration $602 $1,032,093,195 4.9%
Operation $977 $1,674,022,719 7.9%
Transportation $539 $924,816,803 4.4%
Other $460 $787,998,736 3.7%
Total Support $3,866 $6,627,068,792 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,416 $4,141,892,504 19.5%
Total Expenditures $12,387 $21,233,958,755 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%