Big Walnut Local School District

110 Tippett Ct
Sunbury, OH 43074-9334
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Big Walnut Local 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 10%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 4,140 students in Big Walnut Local 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 Big Walnut Local School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Ohio public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 60% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 33% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (OH)
# Schools
8 Schools
3,658 Schools
# Students
4,140 Students
1,685,666 Students
# Teachers
204 Teachers
94,158 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Big Walnut Local School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 929 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (OH)
#128 out of 929 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Big Walnut Local  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
69%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Big Walnut Local  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 2021-22 school year data.
79%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Big Walnut Local  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 2021-22 school year data.
80%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Big Walnut Local  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of OH by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
96%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Big Walnut Local  School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.21
0.51
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,152 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
63 Students
45,468 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
183 Students
116,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
7%
# Black Students
50 Students
282,159 Students
% Black Students
1%
17%
# White Students
3,672 Students
1,138,230 Students
% White Students
89%
67%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,609 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
166 Students
100,622 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
142
39,646
# Students in K Grade:
290
124,651
# Students in 1st Grade:
295
117,260
# Students in 2nd Grade:
318
121,156
# Students in 3rd Grade:
320
121,665
# Students in 4th Grade:
319
120,737
# Students in 5th Grade:
300
122,545
# Students in 6th Grade:
309
124,073
# Students in 7th Grade:
325
128,710
# Students in 8th Grade:
333
130,660
# Students in 9th Grade:
287
142,460
# Students in 10th Grade:
322
131,459
# Students in 11th Grade:
279
129,779
# Students in 12th Grade:
301
130,865
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,924 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,132. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,494 is higher than the state median of $17,081. The school district spending/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OH)
Total Revenue
$62 MM
$28,879 MM
This chart display total revenue of Big Walnut Local  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$106 MM
$28,792 MM
This chart display total spending of Big Walnut Local  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,924
$17,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Big Walnut Local  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$25,494
$17,081
This chart display average spending per public school student in Big Walnut Local  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Big Walnut Local School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Prairie Run Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
701 N Miller Dr
Sunbury, OH 43074
(740) 965-7850
Grades: K-4
| 484 students
Rank: #22.
Big Walnut Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
940 S Old 3c Rd
Sunbury, OH 43074
(740) 965-3902
Grades: K-4
| 366 students
Rank: #33.
Big Walnut Intermediate School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
105 Baughman St
Sunbury, OH 43074
(740) 965-7800
Grades: 5-6
| 609 students
Rank: #44.
General Rosecrans Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
301 S. Miller Drive
Sunbury, OH 43074
(740) 965-3010
Grades: K-4
| 333 students
Rank: #55.
Big Walnut Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
105 Baughman St
Sunbury, OH 43074
(740) 965-3006
Grades: 7-8
| 658 students
Rank: #66.
Big Walnut High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
713 N Miller Drive
Sunbury, OH 43074
(740) 965-3766
Grades: 9-12
| 1,189 students
Rank: #77.
Hylen Souders Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4121 Miller Paul Rd
Galena, OH 43021
(740) 965-3200
Grades: K-4
| 359 students
70 Harrison St
Sunbury, OH 43074
(740) 965-7862
Grades: PK
| 142 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Big Walnut Local School District?
Big Walnut Local School District manages 8 public schools serving 4,140 students.
What is the rank of Big Walnut Local School District?
Big Walnut Local School District is ranked #132 out of 929 school districts in Ohio (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Ohio school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%), Highest science proficiency (Top 20%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Big Walnut Local School District?
89% of Big Walnut Local School District students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Big Walnut Local School District?
Big Walnut Local School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is higher than the Ohio state average of 18:1.
What is Big Walnut Local School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $25,494 is higher than the state median of $17,081. The school district spending/student has grown by 23% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,140 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in OH)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • : 80% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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