Akron school information

IndexAkronOhioNational
Average Test Scores57%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:117:116:1
Total public schools993,65079,221
Total private schools271,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools93937,963
The Akron, OH educational system consists of 99 public schools, 27 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools. Akron public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 18% lower than than the Ohio average and 15% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Akron public schools is 14:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.1% have completed high school, 20.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Akron are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 99 public schools in Akron.
  • 83.1% of people in Akron have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.1% of people in Akron have completed high school.
  • 20.2% of people in Akron have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Akron

IndexAkronOhioNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college50.7%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.3%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.2%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Akron, 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.