Lorain High School

2600 Ashland Ave
Lorain, OH 44052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lorain High School serves 2,001 students in grades 9-12.
Lorain High School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lorain High School's student population of 2,001 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,001 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

Lorain High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,255 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lorain High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#2934 out of 3255 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
39%
6%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
24%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.710.48
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Graduation Rate
68%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLorain City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lorain High School is Horizon Science Academy Lorain (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is General Johnnie Wilson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frank Jacinto Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lorain Frank Jacinto Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 326 students
    0.4 miles
    2515 Marshall Ave
    Lorain, OH 44052
    (440) 960-5800
    0.4 PK-5 326
  • Lorain General Johnnie Wilson Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 479 students
    0.5 miles
    2700 Washington Ave
    Lorain, OH 44052
    (440) 246-1020
    0.5 6-8 479
  • Lorain Washington Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 276 students
    0.5 miles
    1025 W 23rd St
    Lorain, OH 44052
    (440) 246-2187
    0.5 K-5 276
  • Lorain Lorain Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 516 students
    0.8 miles
    4119 Leavitt Rd
    Lorain, OH 44053
    (440) 282-3127
    0.8 K-8 516
  • Lorain Hawthorne Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
    0.9 miles
    610 W 20th St
    Lorain, OH 44052
    (440) 246-1080
    0.9 PK-5 272

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