Top 10 Best Portage County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 51 public schools serving 21,013 students in Portage County, OH (there are 6 private schools, serving 819 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Portage County, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Portage County, OH are Aurora High School, Harmon Middle School and Leighton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Portage County, OH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Ohio public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 60% statewide average). Schools in Portage County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Ohio public schools.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 33% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Portage County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Aurora High School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
109 W Pioneer Trl
Aurora, OH 44202
(330) 562-3501
Grades: 9-12
| 972 students
Rank: #22.
Harmon Middle School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
130 Aurora Hudson Rd
Aurora, OH 44202
(330) 562-3375
Grades: 6-8
| 706 students
Rank: #33.
Leighton Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
121 Aurora Hudson Rd
Aurora, OH 44202
(330) 562-2209
Grades: 3-5
| 643 students
Rank: #44.
O H Somers Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3600 Herbert St
Mogadore, OH 44260
(330) 628-9947
Grades: K-6
| 425 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Davey Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
196 N Prospect St
Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673-6703
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Mogadore Junior High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
130 S Cleveland Ave
Mogadore, OH 44260
(330) 628-9943
Grades: 7-8
| 141 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Suffield Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1128 Waterloo Rd
Mogadore, OH 44260
(330) 628-3430
Grades: K-5
| 386 students
Rank: #88.
James A Garfield High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10233 State Route 88
Garrettsville, OH 44231
(330) 527-4341
Grades: 9-12
| 373 students
Rank: #99.
Brimfield Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4170 State Route 43
Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673-8581
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #1010.
Walls Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
900 Doramor St
Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673-6862
Grades: K-5
| 367 students
Rank: #1111.
Streetsboro High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8585 State Route 14
Streetsboro, OH 44241
(330) 626-4902
Grades: 9-12
| 591 students
Rank: #1212.
Rootstown Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4140 State Route 44
Rootstown, OH 44272
(330) 325-7971
Grades: K-5
| 442 students
Rank: #1313.
Waterloo Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1464 Industry Rd
Atwater, OH 44201
(330) 947-2153
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #1414.
Southeast Intermediate Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8301 Tallmadge Rd
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 654-5841
Grades: 3-5
| 326 students
Rank: #1515.
Field High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2900 State Route 43
Mogadore, OH 44260
(330) 673-9591
Grades: 9-12
| 525 students
Rank: #1616.
Southeast Junior High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8540 Tallmadge Rd
Diamond, OH 44412
(330) 654-5841
Grades: 6-8
| 331 students
Rank: #1717.
Field Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1379 Saxe Rd
Mogadore, OH 44260
(330) 673-4176
Grades: 6-8
| 465 students
Rank: #1818.
Theodore Roosevelt High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 N Mantua St
Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673-9595
Grades: 9-12
| 1,267 students
Rank: #1919.
James A Garfield Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10207 State Route 88
Garrettsville, OH 44231
(330) 527-2184
Grades: PK-6
| 633 students
Rank: #2020.
Bio-med Science Stem School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4211 State Route 44
Rootstown, OH 44272
(877) 644-6338
Grades: K-12
| 1,024 students
Rank: #2121.
Mogadore High School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
130 S Cleveland Ave
Mogadore, OH 44260
(330) 628-9943
Grades: 9-12
| 212 students
Rank: #2222.
Rootstown/ward Davis Bldg High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4140 State Route 44
Rootstown, OH 44272
(330) 325-7911
Grades: 9-12
| 317 students
Rank: #2323.
Henry Defer Intermediate Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1895 Annalane Dr
Streetsboro, OH 44241
(330) 422-2480
Grades: 4-5
| 293 students
Rank: #2424.
Southeast High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8423 Tallmadge Rd
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 654-5841
Grades: 9-12
| 388 students
Rank: #2525.
Waterloo High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1464 Industry Rd
Atwater, OH 44201
(330) 947-2124
Grades: 9-12
| 275 students
Rank: #2626.
Crestwood High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10919 Main St
Mantua, OH 44255
(330) 357-8205
Grades: 7-12
| 616 students
Rank: #2727.
Crestwood Intermediate School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11260 Bowen Rd
Mantua, OH 44255
(330) 357-8203
Grades: 4-6
| 305 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
James A Garfield Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10231 State Route 88
Garrettsville, OH 44231
(330) 527-2151
Grades: 7-8
| 229 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Longcoy Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1069 Elno Ave
Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673-6772
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Waterloo Middle School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1464 Industry Rd
Atwater, OH 44201
(330) 947-0033
Grades: 6-8
| 195 students
Rank: #3131.
Rootstown/mabel Schnee Bldg Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4140 State Route 44
Rootstown, OH 44272
(330) 325-9956
Grades: 6-8
| 224 students
Rank: #3232.
Stanton Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1175 Hudson Rd
Kent, OH 44240
(330) 676-8300
Grades: 6-8
| 659 students
Rank: #3333.
Willyard Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
680 Summit Rd
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 296-6481
Grades: 1-3
| 328 students
Rank: #3434.
Crestwood Primary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11256 Bowen Rd
Mantua, OH 44255
(330) 357-8202
Grades: PK-3
| 435 students
Rank: #3535.
West Main Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
639 W Main St
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 296-6522
Grades: 1-4
| 299 students
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Portage County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4209 State Route 44
Rootstown, OH 44272
(330) 325-6186
Grades: 9
| 67 students
531 Washington Ave
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 296-6622
Grades: 1-5
| n/a students
1473 Saxe Rd
Mogadore, OH 44260
(330) 673-4514
Grades: PK-K
| 173 students
10880 John Edward Dr
Mantua, OH 44255
(330) 357-8204
Grades: 6-8
| 368 students
Crestwood/larlham (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
4571 W Prospect St
Mantua, OH 44255
(330) 357-8206
Grades: 3-12
| 13 students
9005 Wilverne Dr
Windham, OH 44288
(330) 326-3273
Grades: 4-6
| 256 students
2900 State Route 43
Mogadore, OH 44260
(330) 673-4514
Grades: 3-8
| 195 students
6662 State Route 43
Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673-6704
Grades: K-5
| 192 students
Po Box 68
Hiram, OH 44234
(330) 569-7515
Grades: PK-4
| 193 students
3590 State Route 59
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 297-6708
Grades: PK
| 73 students
8233 Park Ave
Garrettsville, OH 44231
(330) 527-7436
Grades: 5-6
| 249 students
321 North Depeyster St
Kent, OH 44240
(330) 676-7662
Grades: 6-12
| 13 students
11741 Mantua Center Rd
Mantua, OH 44255
(330) 274-2537
Grades: PK-4
| 210 students
10803 Main St
Mantua, OH 44255
(330) 274-2710
Grades: PK-6
| 208 students
1 S Cleveland Ave
Mogadore, OH 44260
(330) 628-9946
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3582 State Route 59
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 297-4168
Grades: 5-9
| 469 students
4519 State Route 303
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 297-7816
Grades: PK-4
| 248 students
8301 Tallmadge Rd
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 654-5841
Grades: K-5
| 128 students
310 Bennett Ave
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 296-6721
Grades: 1-5
| 193 students
899 Frost Rd
Streetsboro, OH 44241
(330) 422-2400
Grades: PK-1
| 352 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Portage County, OH?
The top ranked public schools in Portage County, OH include Aurora High School, Harmon Middle School and Leighton Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Portage County, OH?
51 public schools are located in Portage County, OH.
What percentage of students in Portage County, OH go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Portage County, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Portage County, OH?
Portage County, OH public schools minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Ohio public schools average of 33% (majority Black).

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