Top 10 Best Ohio Public Schools (2024)

Ohio is the #6 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,684,541 students across the 3,655 public schools for the 2024 school year (there are 1,239 private schools, serving 221,172 students). 88% of all K-12 students in Ohio are educated in public schools, compared to the national average of 90%.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Ohio is 52%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 60%.
Minority enrollment is 33% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 18:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(OH) School Average
Asian
3%
Hispanic
7%
Black
17%
White
67%
Two or more races
6%
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Ohio.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Ohio (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Grace L Roxbury Elementary School
(Math: 97% | Reading: 96%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 97% (Top 1%)
Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
6795 Solon Blvd
Solon, OH 44139
(440) 349-6210
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Emerson Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
44 N Vine St
Westerville, OH 43081
(614) 797-7080
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Hilltop Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
425 Oliver Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45215
(513) 206-7270
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Miller City Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
5195 S.r. 108
Miller City, OH 45864
(419) 876-3174
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Parkside Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
6845 Som Center Rd
Solon, OH 44139
(440) 349-2175
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Pugliese Elementary West
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-4
435 John Scott Hwy Connector
Steubenville, OH 43952
(740) 264-1590
Rank: #2 - 72. - 7.
Wells Academy
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-4
420 N 4th St
Steubenville, OH 43952
(740) 282-1651
Rank: #88.
Dorothy E Lewis Elementary School
(Math: 97% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 97% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
32345 Cannon Rd
Solon, OH 44139
(440) 349-6225
Rank: #99.
Kalida Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
208 North Fourth Street
Kalida, OH 45853
(419) 532-3845
Rank: #1010.
Whitehouse Primary School
(Math: 95% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
6510 Texas St
Whitehouse, OH 43571
(419) 877-0543

Best Ohio Public Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
11
4,923
3%
41
15,777
29%
38
12,752
18%
20
6,968
8%
15
6,193
4%
87
58,564
35%
44
20,164
28%
53
32,102
12%
354
158,934
58%
22
7,719
5%
14
5,872
22%
55
40,319
29%
26
11,840
28%
45
25,103
25%
392
191,833
57%
24
8,108
17%
15
4,636
7%
22
9,108
8%
41
22,914
22%
200
108,883
57%
36
11,646
18%
14
4,075
8%
10
4,072
15%
17
3,471
4%
26
9,512
14%
19
7,755
8%
64
29,420
25%
56
27,953
20%
16
7,474
11%
89
43,175
35%
137
79,742
45%
20
8,596
17%
83
29,951
37%
27
11,908
18%
47
25,822
10%
8
3,024
4%
22
8,243
7%
38
16,941
12%
155
71,995
43%
6
1,664
11%
10
3,796
6%
34
14,261
14%
5
1,705
3%
18
5,536
13%
14
5,553
3%
14
4,813
4%
51
21,013
17%
16
5,579
5%
23
6,039
11%
43
17,232
21%
26
11,114
12%
16
6,730
30%
32
11,253
8%
25
9,022
18%
22
8,038
11%
104
56,532
24%
147
73,600
39%
71
24,878
22%
17
7,879
13%
43
37,546
23%
45
15,075
11%
14
5,185
11%
36
18,420
18%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Ohio?
How many public schools are located in Ohio?
3,655 public schools are located in Ohio.
What percentage of students in Ohio go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Ohio are educated in public schools (compared to national average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Ohio?
Minority enrollment in Ohio is 33% (majority Black)

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