Amherst Exempted Village School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 3,500 students in Amherst Exempted Village School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Ohio.
Public Schools in Amherst Exempted Village School District have an average math proficiency score of 81% (versus the Ohio public school average of 63%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 64% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Amherst Exempted Village School District are Walter G. Nord Middle School, Amherst Junior High School and Marion L Steele High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Amherst Exempted Village School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Ohio.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Amherst Exempted Village School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Amherst Exempted Village School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (OH)
# Schools
4 Schools
3,525 Schools
# Students
3,500 Students
1,643,319 Students
# Teachers
178 Teachers
96,778 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Amherst Exempted Village School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 898 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (OH)
Overall District Rank
#106 out of 924 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Amherst Exempted Village  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amherst Exempted Village  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amherst Exempted Village  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Amherst Exempted Village  School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.36
0.51
# American Indian Students
8 Students
1,978 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
46 Students
44,114 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
439 Students
108,971 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
6%
# Black Students
106 Students
276,232 Students
% Black Students
3%
17%
# White Students
2,770 Students
1,114,762 Students
% White Students
79%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,473 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
130 Students
95,789 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
68
29,523
# Students in K Grade:
246
113,757
# Students in 1st Grade:
262
121,300
# Students in 2nd Grade:
228
121,082
# Students in 3rd Grade:
258
120,120
# Students in 4th Grade:
285
121,892
# Students in 5th Grade:
235
122,854
# Students in 6th Grade:
276
127,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
295
130,277
# Students in 8th Grade:
278
132,120
# Students in 9th Grade:
258
137,209
# Students in 10th Grade:
257
130,730
# Students in 11th Grade:
287
117,462
# Students in 12th Grade:
267
117,433
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,559 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,866. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,445 is less than the state median of $13,724. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (OH)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$51 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Amherst Exempted Village  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$44 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total spending of Amherst Exempted Village  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,559
$14,866
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Amherst Exempted Village  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,445
$13,724
This chart display average spending per public school student in Amherst Exempted Village  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Amherst Exempted Village School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Walter G. Nord Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 Lincoln St
Amherst, OH 44001
(440) 988-4441
Grades: 4-5
| 518 students
Rank: #22.
Amherst Junior High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
548 Milan Ave
Amherst, OH 44001
(440) 988-0324
Grades: 6-8
| 849 students
Rank: #33.
Marion L Steele High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
450 Washington St
Amherst, OH 44001
(440) 988-4433
Grades: 9-12
| 1,069 students
Rank: n/an/a
393 S Lake St
Amherst, OH 44001
(440) 988-8670
Grades: PK-4
| 1,064 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Amherst Exempted Village School District
  • 185 Forest St, Amherst, OH, 44001-1605
  • (440) 988-4406
  • amherst.k12.oh.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in OH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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