Top 10 Best Putnam County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 6,039 students in Putnam County, OH (there are 3 private schools, serving 554 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Putnam County, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%). Putnam County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Ohio.
The top ranked public schools in Putnam County, OH are Miller City Elementary School, Kalida Elementary School and Ottoville Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Putnam County, OH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 79% (versus the Ohio public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 60% statewide average). Schools in Putnam County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Ohio public schools.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 33% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Putnam County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Miller City Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5195 S.r. 108
Miller City, OH 45864
(419) 876-3174
Grades: K-5
| 246 students
Rank: #22.
Kalida Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
208 North Fourth Street
Kalida, OH 45853
(419) 532-3845
Grades: K-4
| 245 students
Rank: #33.
Ottoville Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
650 W Third St
Ottoville, OH 45876
(419) 453-3357
Grades: K-6
| 283 students
Rank: #44.
Glandorf Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
140 Church St
Glandorf, OH 45848
(419) 538-6880
Grades: K-8
| 539 students
Rank: #55.
Kalida High School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
301 N Third St
Kalida, OH 45853
(419) 532-3529
Grades: 5-12
| 350 students
Rank: #66.
Continental Local Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5211 State Route 634
Continental, OH 45831
(419) 596-3860
Grades: K-6
| 255 students
Rank: #77.
Fort Jennings Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
#1 Musketeer Drive
Fort Jennings, OH 45844
(419) 286-2762
Grades: K-6
| 194 students
Rank: #88.
Miller City High School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5195 S.r. 108
Miller City, OH 45864
(419) 876-3173
Grades: 9-12
| 205 students
Rank: #99.
Miller City Middle School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5195 S. R. 108
Miller City, OH 45864
(419) 876-3174
Grades: 6-8
| 122 students
Rank: #1010.
Ottoville High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
650 W Third St
Ottoville, OH 45876
(419) 453-3358
Grades: 7-12
| 199 students
Rank: #1111.
Columbus Grove Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 W Cross St
Columbus Grove, OH 45830
(419) 659-2631
Grades: K-4
| 269 students
Rank: #1212.
Pandora-gilboa Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
410 Rocket Ridge
Pandora, OH 45877
(419) 384-3225
Grades: K-4
| 186 students
Rank: #1313.
Ottawa-glandorf High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
630 Glendale Ave
Ottawa, OH 45875
(419) 523-5702
Grades: 9-12
| 591 students
Rank: #1414.
Pandora-gilboa Middle School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
410 Rocket Rdg
Pandora, OH 45877
(419) 384-3225
Grades: 5-8
| 157 students
Rank: #1515.
Columbus Grove Middle School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 W Cross St
Columbus Grove, OH 45830
(419) 659-2631
Grades: 5-8
| 247 students
Rank: #1616.
Fort Jennings High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
#1 Musketeer Drive
Fort Jennings, OH 45844
(419) 286-2238
Grades: 7-12
| 164 students
Rank: #1717.
Leipsic Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
232 Oak St
Leipsic, OH 45856
(419) 943-2163
Grades: K-6
| 337 students
Rank: #1818.
Columbus Grove High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 W Cross St
Columbus Grove, OH 45830
(419) 659-2156
Grades: 9-12
| 269 students
Rank: #1919.
Pandora-gilboa High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
410 Rocket Ridge
Pandora, OH 45877
(419) 384-3225
Grades: 9-12
| 183 students
Rank: #2020.
Ottawa Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
123 Putnam Pkwy
Ottawa, OH 45875
(419) 523-4290
Grades: K-8
| 435 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Continental Local High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5211 State Route 634
Continental, OH 45831
(419) 596-3871
Grades: 7-12
| 201 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Leipsic High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
232 Oak St
Leipsic, OH 45856
(419) 943-2164
Grades: 7-12
| 362 students
630 Glendale Ave
Ottawa, OH 45875
(419) 523-6464
Grades: PK
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Putnam County, OH

Putnam County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
7374 State Route 109
Ottawa, OH 45875
(419) 523-0026
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5211 State Route 634
Continental, OH 45831
(419) 596-4571
Grades: 6-8
| 103 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Putnam County, OH?
The top ranked public schools in Putnam County, OH include Miller City Elementary School, Kalida Elementary School and Ottoville Elementary School. Putnam County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Ohio.
How many public schools are located in Putnam County, OH?
23 public schools are located in Putnam County, OH.
What percentage of students in Putnam County, OH go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Putnam County, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Putnam County, OH?
Putnam County, OH public schools minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public schools average of 33% (majority Black).

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