Lancaster school information

IndexLancasterOhioNational
Average Test Scores74%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools163,65079,221
Total private schools81,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools13937,963
The Lancaster, OH educational system consists of 16 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Lancaster public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 7% higher than than the Ohio average and 51% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lancaster public schools is 19:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.2% have completed high school, 16.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lancaster are 51% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Lancaster.
  • 84.3% of people in Lancaster have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.2% of people in Lancaster have completed high school.
  • 16.5% of people in Lancaster have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lancaster

IndexLancasterOhioNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college48.1%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.5%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carroll, OH38186%75%
Pickerington, OH19,37983%69%
Lithopolis, OH1,43982%66%
Logan, OH7,20581%65%
Thornville, OH1,19681%64%
Lancaster, OH39,48374%51%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clovis, NM39,46126%46%
Marlborough, MA39,54569%40%
Culver City, CA39,39554%10%
Bremerton, WA39,38847%5%
Duncanville, TX39,59963%27%
Lancaster, OH39,48374%51%
Source: The Lancaster, OH education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.