Van Wert City School District

205 W Crawford St
Van Wert, OH 45891-1903
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,026 students in Van Wert City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Ohio.
Public Schools in Van Wert City School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Ohio public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 33% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (OH)
# Schools
4 Schools
3,656 Schools
# Students
2,026 Students
1,685,666 Students
# Teachers
120 Teachers
94,158 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Van Wert City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 896 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (OH)
Overall District Rank
#517 out of 897 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Van Wert City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Van Wert 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Van Wert 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Van Wert City  School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.25
0.51
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,152 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
7 Students
45,468 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
140 Students
116,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
7%
# Black Students
42 Students
282,159 Students
% Black Students
2%
17%
# White Students
1,750 Students
1,138,230 Students
% White Students
86%
67%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
1,609 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
77 Students
100,622 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
225
39,646
# Students in K Grade:
142
124,651
# Students in 1st Grade:
137
117,260
# Students in 2nd Grade:
130
121,156
# Students in 3rd Grade:
143
121,665
# Students in 4th Grade:
110
120,737
# Students in 5th Grade:
123
122,545
# Students in 6th Grade:
127
124,073
# Students in 7th Grade:
147
128,710
# Students in 8th Grade:
174
130,660
# Students in 9th Grade:
176
142,460
# Students in 10th Grade:
178
131,459
# Students in 11th Grade:
107
129,779
# Students in 12th Grade:
107
130,865
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,032 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,132. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,086 is less than the state median of $17,081. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (OH)
Total Revenue
$31 MM
$28,879 MM
This chart display total revenue of Van Wert City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$27 MM
$28,792 MM
This chart display total spending of Van Wert City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,032
$17,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Van Wert City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,086
$17,081
This chart display average spending per public school student in Van Wert City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Van Wert City School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Van Wert Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10992 State Route 118
Van Wert, OH 45891
(419) 238-1761
Grades: 1-5
| 643 students
Rank: #22.
Van Wert High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10708 State Route 118
Van Wert, OH 45891
(419) 238-3350
Grades: 9-12
| 568 students
Rank: #33.
Van Wert Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10694 State Route 118
Van Wert, OH 45891
(419) 238-0727
Grades: 6-8
| 448 students
Rank: n/an/a
1120 Buckeye Dr
Van Wert, OH 45891
(419) 238-0384
Grades: PK-K
| 367 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Van Wert City School District?
Van Wert City School District manages 4 public schools serving 2,026 students.
What is the rank of Van Wert City School District?
Van Wert City School District is ranked #522 out of 896 school districts in Ohio (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Van Wert City School District?
86% of Van Wert City School District students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Van Wert City School District?
Van Wert City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Ohio state average of 18:1.
What is Van Wert City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,086 is less than the state median of $17,081. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,026 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in OH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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