Licking Heights Central

  • Licking Heights Central serves 963 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Licking Heights Central placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Licking Heights Central's student population of 963 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students963 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Licking Heights Central is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,247 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Licking Heights Central is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#2176 out of 3247 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
29%
16%
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White
56%
71%
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Licking Heights Central.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.600.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLicking Heights Local School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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