Top 10 Best Ohio Public Schools (2023-24)

Ohio is the #6 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,685,666 students across the 3,656 public schools for the 2023-24 school year (there are 1,313 private schools, serving 223,408 students). 88% of all K-12 students in Ohio are educated in public schools (compared to national average of 90%).
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Ohio is 50%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 57%.
The top ranked public schools in Ohio are Miller City Elementary School, Parkside Elementary School and Wells Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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 display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Ohio (2023-24)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
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: #1 - 31. - 3.
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: #1 - 31. - 3.
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: #44.
Dorothy E Lewis Elementary School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
32345 Cannon Rd
Solon, OH 44139
(440) 349-6225
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
44 N Vine St
Westerville, OH 43081
(614) 797-7080
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Hilltop Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
425 Oliver Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45215
(513) 206-7270
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Montgomery Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
9609 Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 686-1730
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Russia Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-6
100 School St
Russia, OH 45363
(937) 526-3156
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Fort Loramie Junior-senior High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
600 East Park St
Fort Loramie, OH 45845
(937) 295-3342
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Pugliese Elementary West
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-4
435 John Scott Hwy Connector
Steubenville, OH 43952
(740) 264-1590

Best Ohio Public Schools by County (2023-24)

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
159,378
58%
22
7,719
5%
14
5,872
22%
55
40,319
29%
26
11,840
28%
45
25,103
25%
391
191,833
57%
24
8,108
17%
15
4,636
7%
23
9,525
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%
105
56,796
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?
The top ranked public schools in Ohio include Miller City Elementary School, Parkside Elementary School and Wells Academy.
How many public schools are located in Ohio?
3,656 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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