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Avg. test scores 72%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 23%

Amherst school information

IndexAmherstOhioNational
Average Test Scores85%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools63,65079,221
Total private schools11,00024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Amherst are 72% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Amherst
  • 88.5% of people in Amherst have completed 8th grade
  • 87.5% of people in Amherst have completed high school
  • 23.5% of people in Amherst have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Amherst

      IndexAmherstOhioNational
      Completed 8th grade88.5%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school87.5%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college60.4%55.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree34.2%35.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.5%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters8.5%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.1%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

      Amherst, OH School Districts

      • Amherst Exempted Village School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Amherst. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Amherst, OH schools is 85%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Amherst, OH, an average of 88.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Avon Lake, OH23,22192%87%
      Sheffield Lake, OH9,05585%72%
      LaGrange, OH2,35783%68%
      Grafton, OH6,07582%66%
      Berlin Heights, OH50481%64%
      Amherst, OH12,05885%72%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cherry Creek, CO12,05365%33%
      Poquoson, VA12,06889%80%
      Cloquet, MN12,04763%28%
      Madison, IN12,04559%20%
      Salem, OH12,07173%48%
      Amherst, OH12,05885%72%
      Source: The 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.