Lorain High School

  • Lorain High School serves 2,131 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 41% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) 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 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Lorain High School's student population of 2,131 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,131 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lorain High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lorain High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. 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#2792 out of 3,224 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lorain High School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lorain High School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Hispanic
39%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lorain High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
27%
16%
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White
25%
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 Lorain High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.710.25
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Graduation Rate
80%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
23%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lorain High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lorain High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLorain City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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