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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 12 public schools in Newark City School District, serving 6,242 students.
  • Public school in Newark City School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Ohio public school average of 62%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 63% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Ohio.
  • The top ranked public schools in Newark City School District are Legend Elementary School, Cherry Valley Elementary School and John Clem Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 30% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is more than the Ohio public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameNewark City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.newarkcity.k12.oh.us/
School District Phone Number(740)670-7005
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (OH)
# of Schools12 Schools3,600 Schools
# of Students6,242 Students1,702,321 Students
# of Teachers315 Teachers94,957 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1

District Comparison

  • Newark City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 938 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newark 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newark 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Newark City  School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.280.48
# of American Indian Students6 Students2,101 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students32 Students40,791 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students113 Students97,208 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
6%
# of Black Students226 Students282,313 Students
% Black Students
4%
17%
# of White Students5,285 Students1,190,519 Students
% White Students
85%
70%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students1,400 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students577 Students87,863 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:22337,404
# of Students in Kindergarten:563122,925
# of Students in 1st Grade:520123,083
# of Students in 2nd Grade:470123,814
# of Students in 3rd Grade:562131,176
# of Students in 4th Grade:492128,085
# of Students in 5th Grade:511130,789
# of Students in 6th Grade:510129,812
# of Students in 7th Grade:459128,307
# of Students in 8th Grade:454130,455
# of Students in 9th Grade:431141,022
# of Students in 10th Grade:430133,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:343120,595
# of Students in 12th Grade:274121,451
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,719 is higher than the state average of $12,577. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,722 is higher than the state average of $11,659. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (OH)
Total Revenue$92 MM$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Newark City  School District and average revenue for each school distric in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$79 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Newark City  School District and average spending for each school distric in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,719$12,577
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Newark City  School District and average revenue per public school student in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,722$11,659
This chart display average spending per public school student in Newark City  School District and average spending per public school student in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Newark City School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Ben Franklin Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    533 Beacon Rd
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7340

    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
  • Carson Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    549 E Main St
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7300

    Grades: K-5 | 461 students
  • Cherry Valley Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1040 W Main St
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7330

    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
  • Headstart Eastland
    986 E Main St
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)345-6415

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Heritage Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    600 Arlington Ave
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7110

    Grades: 6-8 | 525 students
  • Hillview Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1927 Horns Hill Rd
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7310

    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
  • John Clem Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 50%
    475 Jefferson Rd
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7130

    Grades: PK-5 | 500 students
  • Legend Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1075 Evans Blvd
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7100

    Grades: PK-5 | 558 students
  • Liberty Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1055 Evans Blvd
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7320

    Grades: 6-8 | 479 students
  • Mcguffey Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    130 Green Wave Dr
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7140

    Grades: K-5 | 492 students
  • Newark High School Math: 39% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    314 Granville St
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,478 student
  • Wilson Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    805 W Church St
    Newark, OH 43055
    (740)670-7120

    Grades: 6-8 | 419 students
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