152 W Main St
Amherst, OH 44001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
South Amherst Middle School serves 413 students in grades 6-8.
South Amherst Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

South Amherst Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

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School Overview

South Amherst Middle School's student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

South Amherst Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Amherst Middle School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#1064 out of 3233 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
6%
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Black
n/a
17%
White
92%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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