Willard Grizzell Middle School
Willard Grizzell Middle School serves 871 students in grades 6-8.
Willard Grizzell Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (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 86% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Willard Grizzell Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Willard Grizzell Middle School's student population of 871 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Willard Grizzell Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Willard Grizzell Middle School is 0.45, 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
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#189 out of 3233 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education
Has decent food and football team and is much better than Karrer middle school.
This is an amazing school! The teachers are all very gifted. Tjey teach the students to think for themselves and give them a lot of leash. Tje kids don't abuse it. If a child is in any trouble, academic or not, the facility make s it a top priority. They have incredible academic and sports programs. This is one of the best schools I have ever heard of!
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