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For the 2021 school year, there are 188 public schools serving 102,287 students in Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Ohio.
The top ranked public schools in Cincinnati, OH are Madeira Elementary School, Elm Avenue Elementary School and Montgomery Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cincinnati, OH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Ohio public school average of 62%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 63% statewide average). Schools in Cincinnati have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Ohio public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Ohio public school average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Cincinnati, OH Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Madeira Elementary School Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7840 Thomas Dr
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 985-6080

    Grades: PK-4 | 602 students
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Elm Avenue Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    134 Elm Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45215
    (513) 206-7000

    Grades: K-4 | 222 students
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Montgomery Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    9609 Montgomery Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45242
    (513) 686-1730

    Grades: K-4 | 480 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Hilltop Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    425 Oliver Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45215
    (513) 206-7270

    Grades: K-4 | 271 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Indian Hill Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6100 Drake Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 272-4703

    Grades: 3-5 | 456 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Indian Hill Middle School Math: 94% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6845 Drake Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 272-4642

    Grades: 6-8 | 490 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Wyoming Middle School Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17 Wyoming Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45215
    (513) 206-7170

    Grades: 5-8 | 609 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Maple Dale Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6100 Hagewa Dr
    Cincinnati, OH 45242
    (513) 686-1720

    Grades: PK-4 | 616 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Walnut Hills High School Math: 90% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3250 Victory Pkwy
    Cincinnati, OH 45207
    (513) 363-8400

    Grades: 7-12 | 2,920 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Madeira Middle School Math: 87% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6612 Miami Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 561-5555

    Grades: 5-8 | 463 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Mariemont Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6750 Wooster Pike
    Cincinnati, OH 45227
    (513) 272-7400

    Grades: K-6 | 555 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Madeira High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7465 Loannes Dr
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 891-8222

    Grades: 9-12 | 429 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Wyoming High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    106 Pendery Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45215
    (513) 206-7050

    Grades: 9-12 | 647 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    John Foster Dulles Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6481 Bridgetown Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45248
    (513) 574-3443

    Grades: PK-5 | 819 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Blue Ash Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9541 Plainfield Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45236
    (513) 686-1710

    Grades: K-4 | 500 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Kilgour Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1339 Herschel Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45208
    (513) 363-3000

    Grades: K-6 | 626 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Edwin H Greene Intermediate Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5200 Aldine Dr
    Cincinnati, OH 45242
    (513) 686-1750

    Grades: 5-6 | 823 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Vermont Avenue Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    33 Vermont Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45215
    (513) 206-7345

    Grades: K-4 | 206 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Charles W Springmyer Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4179 Ebenezer Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45248
    (513) 574-1205

    Grades: K-5 | 494 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Mariemont Junior High School Math: 85% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3847 Southern Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45227
    (513) 272-7300

    Grades: 7-8 | 279 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Hyde Park School Math: 89% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3401 Edwards Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45208
    (513) 363-2800

    Grades: K-6 | 529 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Summit Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8400 Northport Dr
    Cincinnati, OH 45255
    (513) 474-2270

    Grades: PK-6 | 624 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    C O Harrison Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    585 Neeb Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45233
    (513) 922-1485

    Grades: K-5 | 914 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Oakdale Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3850 Virginia Ct
    Cincinnati, OH 45248
    (513) 574-1100

    Grades: K-5 | 775 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Wilson Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2465 Little Dry Run Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45244
    (513) 231-3240

    Grades: K-6 | 708 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Ayer Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8471 Forest Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45255
    (513) 474-3811

    Grades: K-6 | 644 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Maddux Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    943 Rosetree Ln
    Cincinnati, OH 45230
    (513) 231-0780

    Grades: K-6 | 540 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Spencer Academy Math: 79% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2825 Alms Pl
    Cincinnati, OH 45206
    (513) 363-0000

    Grades: 3-8 | 214 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Clough Pike Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    808 Clough Pike
    Cincinnati, OH 45245
    (513) 943-6700

    Grades: PK-5 | 604 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Indian Hill High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6865 Drake Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 272-4550

    Grades: 9-12 | 637 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Mariemont High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Warrior Way
    Cincinnati, OH 45227
    (513) 272-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 509 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Sherwood Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7080 Grantham Way
    Cincinnati, OH 45230
    (513) 231-7565

    Grades: PK-6 | 622 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Turpin High School Math: 81% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2650 Bartels Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45244
    (513) 232-7770

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,112 student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Mercer Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2600 Bartels Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45244
    (513) 232-7000

    Grades: PK-6 | 716 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Fairview-clifton German Language School Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3689 Clifton Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45220
    (513) 363-2100

    Grades: PK-6 | 745 students
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