Liberty Arts Magnet K-8

338 W Kibby St
Lima, OH 45804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 396 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 60%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 33% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : Bottom 50% in OH
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Liberty Arts Magnet K-8's student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
396 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,241 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (OH)
#2326 out of 3241 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Liberty Arts Magnet K-8, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
60%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
35%
17%
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White
33%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
23%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Ohio.
0.71
This chart displays the diversity score of Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
10%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Liberty Arts Magnet K-8's ranking?
Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 is ranked #2326 out of 3,241 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Ohio.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% OH state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 60% OH state average).
How many students attend Liberty Arts Magnet K-8?
396 students attend Liberty Arts Magnet K-8.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 students are Black, 33% of students are White, 23% of students are Two or more races, and 9% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Liberty Arts Magnet K-8?
Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 offer ?
Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 part of?
Liberty Arts Magnet K-8 is part of Lima City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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