Aurora High School

  • Aurora High School serves 1,021 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Aurora High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Aurora High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • Aurora High School's student population of 1,021 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,021 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aurora High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aurora High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#190 out of 3,224 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
89%
71%
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aurora High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.210.24
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Graduation Rate
97%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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