Lancaster City School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 9 public schools managed by Lancaster City School District serving 6,393 students in Lancaster, Ohio.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), 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.

Lancaster City School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Lancaster General Sherman Junior High School
    701 Union St
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740)687-7344

    Grades: 6-8 | 685 students
  • Lancaster Gorsuch West Elementary School
    440 Trace Dr
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740)687-7332

    Grades: K-5 | 605 students
  • Lancaster Lancaster City Schools Preschool
    425 Whittier Dr N
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740)687-7340

    Grades: PK | 173 students
  • Lancaster Lancaster High School
    1312 Granville Pike
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740)681-7500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1820 students
  • Lancaster Medill Elementary School
    1160 Sheridan Dr
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740)687-7352

    Grades: K-5 | 543 students
  • Lancaster Mt. Pleasant Elementary School
    712 N Broad St
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740)687-7338

    Grades: K-5 | 586 students
  • Lancaster Tallmadge Elementary School
    694 Talmadge Ave
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740)687-7336

    Grades: K-5 | 556 students
  • Lancaster Tarhe Trails Elementary School
    2141 Greencrest Way
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740)687-7330

    Grades: K-5 | 710 students
  • Lancaster Thomas Ewing Junior High School
    825 E Fair Ave
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740)687-7347

    Grades: 6-8 | 715 students

Overview

School District NameLancaster City School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students6,393 students
# of Teachers324 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
# of Male Students3,254 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students3,139 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.15
# of American Indian Students6 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students17 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students118 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students165 students
% Black Students
3%
# of White Students5,890 students
% White Students
92%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students195 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:173
# of Students in Kindergarten:474
# of Students in 1st Grade:496
# of Students in 2nd Grade:513
# of Students in 3rd Grade:509
# of Students in 4th Grade:500
# of Students in 5th Grade:508
# of Students in 6th Grade:463
# of Students in 7th Grade:473
# of Students in 8th Grade:464
# of Students in 9th Grade:495
# of Students in 10th Grade:464
# of Students in 11th Grade:445
# of Students in 12th Grade:416
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Lancaster City School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 91% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lancaster City 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lancaster City 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
91%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lancaster City 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 $10,966 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 $9,855 is less 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$66 MM$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lancaster City School District and average revenue for each school distric in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$59 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Lancaster City School District and average spending for each school distric in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,966$12,447
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lancaster City School District and average revenue per public school student in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,855$11,715
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lancaster City 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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Lancaster City School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.15, which is lower than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in the district is Tallmadge Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.