Top 10 Best Ohio Public Schools (2021)

Ohio is the #7 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,702,872 students across the 3,608 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Ohio is 62%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 63%.
The top ranked public schools in Ohio are Columbus Preparatory Academy, Cheshire Elementary School and School Of Innovation. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 30% (majority majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 18:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(OH) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
6%
Black
17%
White
70%
Two or more races
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in Ohio (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Columbus Preparatory AcademyCharter School
    Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: 98% (Top 1%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-113330 Chippewa St
    ColumbusOH 43204
    (614) 275-3600

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-52681 Gregory Rd
    DelawareOH 43015
    (740) 657-5750

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    School Of Innovation
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 97% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 3-732500 Chardon Rd
    WilloughbyOH 44094
    (440) 946-5000

  • Rank: #44.Math: 97% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 97% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-47840 Thomas Dr
    CincinnatiOH 45243
    (513) 985-6080

  • Rank: #55.
    Wells Academy
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-4420 N 4th St
    SteubenvilleOH 43952
    (740) 282-1651

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-58815 Avery Rd
    DublinOH 43017
    (614) 764-5932

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 3-430301 Wolf Rd
    Bay VillageOH 44140
    (440) 617-7550

  • Rank: #88.Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-46845 Som Center Rd
    SolonOH 44139
    (440) 349-2175

  • Rank: #99.
    Orchard Middle School
    Math: 97% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 97% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-66800 Som Center Rd
    SolonOH 44139
    (440) 349-6215

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-7885 Evening St
    ColumbusOH 43085
    (614) 450-4400

  • View Full List of Top Ranked OH Schools

Top Ohio Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
9 Schools
4,741 Students
3% Minority
37 Schools
15,088 Students
30% Minority
23 Schools
8,338 Students
6% Minority
32 Schools
13,146 Students
16% Minority
20 Schools
7,123 Students
9% Minority
17 Schools
7,745 Students
5% Minority
24 Schools
9,088 Students
8% Minority
18 Schools
7,141 Students
4% Minority
86 Schools
57,410 Students
29% Minority
11 Schools
3,256 Students
5% Minority
16 Schools
6,761 Students
9% Minority
48 Schools
20,716 Students
25% Minority
47 Schools
27,546 Students
9% Minority
17 Schools
7,468 Students
9% Minority
39 Schools
14,822 Students
7% Minority
13 Schools
4,760 Students
7% Minority
18 Schools
6,083 Students
6% Minority
372 Schools
163,953 Students
57% Minority
23 Schools
8,521 Students
5% Minority
14 Schools
6,222 Students
20% Minority
55 Schools
41,354 Students
24% Minority
26 Schools
12,115 Students
26% Minority
45 Schools
24,877 Students
21% Minority
7 Schools
4,858 Students
11% Minority
369 Schools
199,292 Students
53% Minority
21 Schools
7,580 Students
17% Minority
14 Schools
4,297 Students
8% Minority
23 Schools
10,463 Students
10% Minority
39 Schools
22,586 Students
20% Minority
14 Schools
4,631 Students
5% Minority
198 Schools
114,225 Students
52% Minority
35 Schools
11,828 Students
15% Minority
13 Schools
4,187 Students
7% Minority
5 Schools
1,711 Students
6% Minority
11 Schools
4,297 Students
13% Minority
18 Schools
6,806 Students
7% Minority
8 Schools
4,038 Students
4% Minority
17 Schools
3,908 Students
4% Minority
22 Schools
8,020 Students
16% Minority
11 Schools
4,964 Students
3% Minority
22 Schools
8,732 Students
16% Minority
21 Schools
7,635 Students
8% Minority
58 Schools
31,198 Students
22% Minority
24 Schools
9,228 Students
6% Minority
56 Schools
28,780 Students
18% Minority
13 Schools
6,294 Students
11% Minority
90 Schools
43,718 Students
32% Minority
139 Schools
70,656 Students
43% Minority
16 Schools
6,722 Students
8% Minority
75 Schools
30,345 Students
34% Minority
24 Schools
11,418 Students
16% Minority
43 Schools
26,384 Students
8% Minority
8 Schools
3,311 Students
4% Minority
22 Schools
7,910 Students
6% Minority
34 Schools
15,547 Students
12% Minority
8 Schools
1,992 Students
3% Minority
157 Schools
74,305 Students
41% Minority
6 Schools
1,844 Students
11% Minority
13 Schools
5,255 Students
5% Minority
31 Schools
13,999 Students
13% Minority
4 Schools
1,674 Students
3% Minority
16 Schools
5,485 Students
13% Minority
10 Schools
3,066 Students
7% Minority
16 Schools
6,102 Students
3% Minority
19 Schools
9,177 Students
7% Minority
14 Schools
4,276 Students
4% Minority
49 Schools
20,599 Students
15% Minority
17 Schools
6,086 Students
4% Minority
23 Schools
5,909 Students
12% Minority
44 Schools
16,624 Students
21% Minority
28 Schools
10,834 Students
11% Minority
24 Schools
9,749 Students
24% Minority
31 Schools
11,479 Students
7% Minority
22 Schools
6,689 Students
12% Minority
21 Schools
8,259 Students
9% Minority
106 Schools
55,383 Students
22% Minority
145 Schools
72,908 Students
34% Minority
70 Schools
26,932 Students
21% Minority
44 Schools
15,611 Students
9% Minority
18 Schools
10,252 Students
14% Minority
12 Schools
4,238 Students
9% Minority
5 Schools
2,051 Students
2% Minority
46 Schools
37,707 Students
19% Minority
23 Schools
7,627 Students
5% Minority
42 Schools
15,174 Students
10% Minority
14 Schools
5,448 Students
10% Minority
41 Schools
18,952 Students
18% Minority
9 Schools
3,343 Students
7% Minority
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