South Amherst school information

IndexSouth AmherstOhioNational
Average Test Scores72%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools13,65079,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,00024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3937,963
The South Amherst, OH educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Amherst public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 3% higher than than the Ohio average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Amherst public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.3% have completed high school, 9.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Amherst are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in South Amherst.
  • 85.4% of people in South Amherst have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.3% of people in South Amherst have completed high school.
  • 9.0% of people in South Amherst have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Amherst

IndexSouth AmherstOhioNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college41.2%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.0%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters1.7%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Avon Lake, OH23,22192%87%
Amherst, OH12,05885%72%
Sheffield Lake, OH9,05585%72%
LaGrange, OH2,35783%68%
Grafton, OH6,07582%66%
South Amherst, OH1,72372%45%

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Granby, CO1,72238%23%
Maroa, IL1,72440%18%
Soap Lake, WA1,72418%63%
Waterbury, VT1,72460%21%
East Millinocket, ME1,72230%40%
South Amherst, OH1,72372%45%
Source: The South Amherst, 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.