PROFICIENCY 86% 24% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
85%Amherst Exempted Village
85%Amherst
69%Ohio

Amherst Junior High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Amherst Exempted Village" in Amherst, OH. There are a total of 639 students and n/a teachers at Amherst Junior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of n/a. There are a total of 118 free lunch students and 30 reduced lunch students.

Amherst Junior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 86.0%, which is 24% higher than the Ohio average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students639
Teachers
Student/Teacher ration/a
Free lunch118
Reduced lunch30

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Amherst Junior High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All81%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
785-89%
865-69%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All91%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
790-94%
891%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Amherst Junior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictOhioNational
Caucasian 78.9% 80.0% 73.6% 51.1%
African American 2.9% 2.3% 15.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 1.0% 1.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.8% 12.5% 4.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.8% 3.9% 4.4% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Josiah Harris Elementary School84%0.1Amherst, OH
Marion L Steele High School91%1.0Amherst, OH
Walter G. Nord Middle School78%1.0Amherst, OH
South Amherst Middle School72%2.6South Amherst, OH
Lorain Preparatory Academy47%3.2Lorain, OH
Toni Wofford Morrison Es57%3.4Lorain, OH
Lorain K-12 Digital Academy52%3.5Lorain, OH
Frank Jacinto Elementary45%4.2Lorain, OH
Durling Middle School62%4.2Lorain, OH
Lorain High School74%4.2Lorain, OH
Clearview High School87%4.3Lorain, OH
Horizon Science Academy Lorain59%4.3Lorain, OH

Amherst demographics profile

StatisticAmherstOhioNational
Population12,05811,586,941318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,70725891
Median age44.539.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%56%55%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%

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%
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Source: The Amherst Junior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.