Amherst school information

IndexAmherstOhioNational
Average Test Scores90%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools63,65079,235
Total private schools11,00024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3937,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Amherst are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Amherst.
  • 91.8% of people in Amherst have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.7% of people in Amherst have completed high school.
  • 25.9% of people in Amherst have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Amherst

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  • Amherst Junior High School548 Milan AveGrades: 05 - 08Students: 693 · Ratio: 16:186
  • Josiah Harris Elementary School393 S Lake StGrades: 03 - 08Students: 307 · Ratio: 17:193
  • Marion L Steele High School450 Washington StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,383 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Powers Elementary School401 Washington StGrades: 02 - 04Students: 568 · Ratio: 18:194
  • Shupe Elementary600 Shupe AveGrades: PK - 01Students: 591 · Ratio: 24:1n/a
  • Walter G. Nord Middle School501 Lincoln StGrades: 05 - 07Students: 659 · Ratio: 18:187

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Education level achieved in Amherst

IndexAmherstOhioNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%86.4%83.8%
Completed high school90.7%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college59.6%54.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree35.6%33.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors25.9%25.6%29.3%
Completed masters10.5%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Amherst (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Avon Lake, OH22,88195%40%
Avon, OH21,78395%39%
South Amherst, OH1,77986%27%
North Ridgeville, OH30,68085%24%
Grafton, OH6,14583%22%
Amherst, OH12,08090%32%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mountain House, CA12,08871%4%
Bogalusa, LA12,07156%17%
Trenton, OH12,09182%21%
Fort Mill, SC12,06889%31%
Cornelius, OR12,06861%10%
Amherst, OH12,08090%32%
Source: The Amherst, OH education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.