Lancaster High School

Lancaster High School serves 1,700 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Lancaster High School operates within the Lancaster City School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1700 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,700 students
Lancaster High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lancaster High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Lancaster High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lancaster High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Lancaster High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
1%
16%
Lancaster High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
96%
73%
Lancaster High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Lancaster High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lancaster High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.23
Lancaster High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
39%
Lancaster High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Lancaster High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,194 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,740 is less than the state average of $11,970. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,652 is less than the state average of $11,436. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Lancaster City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 6,194 876
Lancaster City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 89%
Lancaster City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $12 MM
Lancaster City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $59 MM $12 MM
Lancaster City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,740 $11,970
Lancaster City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,652 $11,436
Lancaster City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lancaster Fairfield Community School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Ewing Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Medill Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LancasterThomas Ewing Junior High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 702 students825 East Fair Ave
    LancasterOH 43130
    (740)687-7347
    0.76-8702
  • LancasterMedill Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 352 students1151 James Rd
    LancasterOH 43130
    (740)687-7352
    1.1KG-5352
  • LancasterEast Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 386 students751 East Wheeling St
    LancasterOH 43130
    (740)687-7338
    1.2KG-5386
  • LancasterSouth Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 302 students220 East Walnut St
    LancasterOH 43130
    (740)687-7340
    1.5KG-5302
  • LancasterGeneral Sherman Junior High School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 729 students701 Union St
    LancasterOH 43130
    (740)687-7344
    1.66-8729

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