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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 7 public schools managed by Big Walnut Local School District serving 3,579 students in Sunbury, Ohio.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio state average of 29%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is more than the state average of 18:1.

Big Walnut Local School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Sunbury Big Walnut Elementary School
    940 S Old 3c Rd
    Sunbury, OH 43074
    (740)965-3902

    Grades: PK-4 | 366 students
  • Sunbury Big Walnut High School
    555 S Old 3c Rd
    Sunbury, OH 43074
    (740)965-3766

    Grades: 9-12 | 975 students
  • Sunbury Big Walnut Intermediate School
    105 Baughman St
    Sunbury, OH 43074
    (740)965-7800

    Grades: 5-6 | 557 students
  • Sunbury Big Walnut Middle School
    105 Baughman St
    Sunbury, OH 43074
    (740)965-3006

    Grades: 7-8 | 564 students
  • Sunbury General Rosecrans Elementary School
    301 S. Miller Drive
    Sunbury, OH 43074
    (740)965-3010

    Grades: K-4 | 452 students
  • Sunbury Harrison Street Elementary School
    70 Harrison St
    Sunbury, OH 43074
    (740)965-7850

    Grades: PK-4 | 305 students
  • Galena Hylen Souders Elementary School
    4121 Miller Paul Rd
    Galena, OH 43021
    (740)965-3200

    Grades: PK-4 | 360 students

Overview

School District NameBig Walnut Local School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,579 students
# of Teachers182 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
# of Male Students1,886 students
% Male Students
53%
# of Female Students1,693 students
% Female Students
47%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.13
# of American Indian Students7 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students32 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students85 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students30 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students3,335 students
% White Students
93%
# of Hawaiian Students3 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students87 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:104
# of Students in Kindergarten:261
# of Students in 1st Grade:272
# of Students in 2nd Grade:284
# of Students in 3rd Grade:294
# of Students in 4th Grade:268
# of Students in 5th Grade:301
# of Students in 6th Grade:256
# of Students in 7th Grade:298
# of Students in 8th Grade:266
# of Students in 9th Grade:259
# of Students in 10th Grade:231
# of Students in 11th Grade:245
# of Students in 12th Grade:240
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Big Walnut Local School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 842 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
62%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
82%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,037 in this school district is less than the state average of $12,447. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,983 is higher than the state average of $11,715. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (OH)
Total Revenue$31 MM$11 MM
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Spending$40 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Big Walnut Local School District and average spending for each school distric in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,037$12,447
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Big Walnut Local School District and average revenue per public school student in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,983$11,715
This chart display average spending per public school student in Big Walnut Local School District and average spending per public school student in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Big Walnut Local School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.13, which is lower than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in the district is Big Walnut Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.