Symmes Valley High School

Symmes Valley High School serves 224 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Symmes Valley High School operates within the Symmes Valley Local School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 224 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 224 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Students by Grade Symmes Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 18:1
White
99%
73%
All Ethnic Groups Symmes Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Symmes Valley 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.
0.02 0.22
Symmes Valley High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
32%
37%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 793 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Symmes Valley Local School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 793 1,089
Symmes Valley Local School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 87%
Symmes Valley Local School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $12 MM
Symmes Valley Local School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $11 MM
Symmes Valley Local School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,471 $10,997
Symmes Valley Local School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,924 $10,473
Symmes Valley Local School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lawrence County (8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lawrence County (8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Symmes Valley Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Willow WoodSymmes Valley Elementary School
    14860 State Route 141
    Willow WoodOH 45696
    (740)643-0022
    0.1 mi | 569 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChesapeakeLawrence County
    Vocational School
    11627 State Route 243
    ChesapeakeOH 45619
    (740)867-6641
    Vocational School

    8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • IrontonRock Hill Elementary School
    2676 County Rd 26
    IrontonOH 45638
    (740)532-7016
    8.8 mi | 731 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • IrontonRock Hill Senior High School
    2415 County Rd 26
    IrontonOH 45638
    (740)532-7012
    8.8 mi | 341 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • IrontonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Dawson-bryant Elementary School
    4503 State Route 243
    IrontonOH 45638
    (740)532-6898
    8.9 mi | 577 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Lawrence County, OH public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.08, which is lower than the Ohio average of 0.22. The most diverse school district in Lawrence County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.