Lorain school information

Average Test Scores52%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools263,65079,221
Total private schools51,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools23937,963
The Lorain, OH educational system consists of 26 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Lorain public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 25% lower than than the Ohio average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lorain public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.2% have completed high school, 11.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lorain are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Lorain.
  • 78.1% of people in Lorain have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.2% of people in Lorain have completed high school.
  • 11.7% of people in Lorain have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lorain

Completed 8th grade78.1%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college46.4%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.6%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.7%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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Bay Village, OH15,41493%89%
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Olmsted Falls, OH8,88987%77%
Amherst, OH12,05885%72%
Lorain, OH63,71452%6%

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Source: The Lorain, 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.