Top 10 Best Lancaster Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 7,288 students in Lancaster, OH (there are 9 private schools, serving 1,280 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in Lancaster, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Lancaster, OH are Tarhe Trails Elementary School, Fairfield Union Rushville Middle School and Fairfield Union High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lancaster, OH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Ohio public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Lancaster have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Ohio public schools.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 33% (majority Black).

Best Lancaster, OH Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tarhe Trails Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2141 Greencrest Way
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7330
Grades: K-5
| 597 students
Rank: #22.
Fairfield Union Rushville Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6409 Cincinnati Zanesville Rd
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 536-7249
Grades: 5-8
| 610 students
Rank: #33.
Fairfield Union High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6675 Cincinnati Zanesville Rd
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 536-7188
Grades: 9-12
| 563 students
Rank: #44.
Lancaster High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1312 Granville Pike
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 681-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,813 students
Rank: #55.
Medill Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1160 Sheridan Dr
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7352
Grades: K-5
| 612 students
Rank: #66.
General Sherman Junior High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1930 Election House Rd Nw
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7344
Grades: 6-8
| 717 students
Rank: #77.
Mt. Pleasant Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
712 N Broad St
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7338
Grades: K-5
| 493 students
Rank: #88.
Thomas Ewing Junior High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2024 Sheridan Dr
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7347
Grades: 6-8
| 708 students
Rank: #99.
Gorsuch West Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
440 Trace Dr
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7332
Grades: K-5
| 554 students
Rank: #1010.
Tallmadge Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
694 Talmadge Ave
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7336
Grades: K-5
| 477 students
Rank: n/an/a
425 Whittier Dr N
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7340
Grades: PK
| 85 students
Rank: n/an/a
1450 Marietta Rd
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7354
Grades: PK
| 59 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lancaster, Ohio

Lancaster, Ohio Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
111 South Broad St
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 277-7450
Grades: K-12
| 103 students
320 E Locust St
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 652-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students
710 N Broad St
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7328
Grades: K-6
| 300 students
1450 Marietta Rd Ne
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7354
Grades: K-5
| 293 students
625 Garfield Ave
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7332
Grades: K-5
| 452 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lancaster, OH?
How many public schools are located in Lancaster, OH?
12 public schools are located in Lancaster, OH.
What percentage of students in Lancaster, OH go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in Lancaster, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lancaster, OH?
Lancaster, OH public schools minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Ohio public schools average of 33% (majority Black).

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