Urbana High School

500 Washington Ave,

Urbana, OH, 43078-1759

Tel: (937)653-1412
Grades: 9-12

602 students

Urbana High School serves 602 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Urbana High School operates within the Urbana City School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 602 students
Urbana High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Urbana High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Urbana High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Urbana High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Urbana High School Asian (1989-2010)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Urbana High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
17%
Urbana High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
73%
Urbana High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Urbana High School Sch Ethnicity Urbana High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.27 0.43
Urbana High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
61%
37%
Urbana High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
11%
6%
Urbana High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,111 students has grown by 520% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Urbana City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,111 979
Urbana City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 71% 87%
Urbana City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $12 MM
Urbana City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $11 MM
Urbana City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $70,200 $10,997
Urbana City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $69,044 $10,473
Urbana City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Urbana Community School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Urbana Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Urbana Community School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Urbana Urbana Junior High School
    500 Washington Ave
    Urbana , OH , 43078
    (937)653-1439
    0  mi  |  327  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Urbana Urbana Community School
    Charter School
    711 Wood St
    Urbana , OH , 43078
    (937)653-1477
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Urbana East Elementary School
    630 Washington Ave
    Urbana , OH , 43078
    (937)653-1453
    0.2  mi  |  321  students  |  Gr.  3-4
  • Urbana North Elementary School
    626 North Russell St
    Urbana , OH , 43078
    (937)653-1445
    0.7  mi  |  299  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Urbana South Elementary School
    725 South Main St
    Urbana , OH , 43078
    (937)653-1449
    0.9  mi  |  258  students  |  Gr.  KG-3

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