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==Quick facts==
==Quick facts==
===State school administrators===
===State school administrators===
*[[Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction|State Superintendent of Public Instruction]]: [[Richard Ross (Ohio)|Richard Ross]]<ref>[http://education.ohio.gov/About/About-the-Superintendent ''Ohio Department of Education,'' "About the Superintendent," accessed August 12, 2013]</ref>
*[[Ohio Department of Education|State Board of Education]]<ref>[http://education.ohio.gov/State-Board/State-Board-Members ''Ohio Department of Education,'' "State Board of Education Members," accessed June 13, 2014]</ref>
*State Board of Education:<ref>[http://education.ohio.gov/State-Board/State-Board-Members ''Ohio Department of Education,'' "State Board of Education Members," accessed August 12, 2013]</ref>
**Debe Terhar, ''President, District 4''
**Debe Terhar, ''President''
**Thomas W. Gunlock, ''Vice President, At-Large Member''
**Thomas W. Gunlock, ''Vice President''
**Ann E. Jacobs, ''District 1''
**Ann E. Jacobs
**Kathleen A. McGervey, ''District 2''
**Kathleen A. McGervey
**Vacant, ''District 3''
**Jeffrey J. Mims, Jr.
**Brad W. Lamb, ''District 5''
**Bryan C. Williams
**Michael L. Collins, ''District 6''
**Michael L. Collins
**Sarah Fowler, ''District 7''
**Sarah Fowler
**Deborah Cain, ''District 8''
**Deborah Cain
**Stephanie Dodd, ''District 9''
**Stephanie Dodd
**Ron Rudduck, ''District 10''
**Mary Rose Oakar
**Mary Rose Oakar, ''District 11''
**Tess Elshoff
**Melanie P. Bolender, ''At-Large Member''
**Joseph L. Farmer
**Tess Elshoff, ''At-Large Member''
**Darryl D. Mehaffie
**Joseph L. Farmer, ''At-Large Member''
**C. Todd Jones
**Cathye Flory, ''At-Large Member''
**Dr. Mark A. Smith
**C. Todd Jones, ''At-Large Member''
**Dr. Mark A. Smith, ''At-Large Member''
Three seats on the State Board of Education are currently vacant and awaiting appointment from [[Governor of Ohio|Ohio Governor]] [[John Kasich]].
**Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings, ''At-Large Member''
===Enrollment, academics, and spending===
===Enrollment, academics, and spending===

Revision as of 12:20, 13 June 2014

K-12 Education in Ohio
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Richard Ross
Number of students: 1,740,030[1]
Number of teachers: 107,972
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:16.1
Number of school districts: 1,079
Number of schools: 3,714
Graduation rate: 81%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $11,223[3]
See also
Ohio Department of EducationList of school districts in OhioOhioSchool boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Ohio
Glossary of education terms
Note: The statistics on this page are mainly from government sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics. Figures given are the most recent as of June 2014, with school years noted in the text or footnotes.

Ohio is home to 1,079 school districts, 3,714 schools and 1,740,030 K-12 students.[4][5]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education[6]
    • Debe Terhar, President, District 4
    • Thomas W. Gunlock, Vice President, At-Large Member
    • Ann E. Jacobs, District 1
    • Kathleen A. McGervey, District 2
    • Vacant, District 3
    • Brad W. Lamb, District 5
    • Michael L. Collins, District 6
    • Sarah Fowler, District 7
    • Deborah Cain, District 8
    • Stephanie Dodd, District 9
    • Ron Rudduck, District 10
    • Mary Rose Oakar, District 11
    • Melanie P. Bolender, At-Large Member
    • Tess Elshoff, At-Large Member
    • Joseph L. Farmer, At-Large Member
    • Cathye Flory, At-Large Member
    • C. Todd Jones, At-Large Member
    • Dr. Mark A. Smith, At-Large Member
    • Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings, At-Large Member

Enrollment, academics, and spending

The following table displays the top ten Ohio school districts by total student enrollment, Academic Performance Index (API) scores, and per-pupil spending.[4][5][7]

Student enrollment Academic Performance Index scores Per-pupil spending
1.) Columbus City 1.) Wyoming City 1.) Put-in-Bay Local
2.) Cleveland Metropolitan 2.) Madeira City 2.) Orange High
3.) Cincinnati 3.) Solon City 3.) Switzerland of Ohio Local
4.) Toledo 4.) Indian Hill Exempted Village 4.) Beachwood City
5.) Akron 5.) Rocky River City 5.) Cleveland Heights-University Heights
6.) South-Western City 6.) Ottawa Hills Local 6.) Cuyahoga Heights
7.) Lakota Local 7.) Mason City 7.) Danbury Local
8.) Olentangy Local 8.) Oakwood City 8.) East Cleveland City
9.) Hilliard City 9.) Marion Local 9.) Shaker Heights City
10.) Dayton 10.) Sycamore Community 10.) Youngstown City


See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Ohio as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[8]

Demographic information for Ohio's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 2,442 0.14% 1.10%
Asian 30,923 1.78% 4.68%
African American 281,996 16.21% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 787 0.05% 0.42%
Hispanic 66,120 3.80% 24.37%
White 1,282,799 73.72% 51.21%
Two or more 74,963 4.31% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Ohio school board elections, 2014

No top enrollment districts in Ohio are scheduled to hold elections in 2014.

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