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Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 11%

Cincinnati school information

IndexCincinnatiOhioNational
Average Test Scores56%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools2133,65079,221
Total private schools1351,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools423937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cincinnati are 15% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 213 public schools in Cincinnati
  • 83.3% of people in Cincinnati have completed 8th grade
  • 82.2% of people in Cincinnati have completed high school
  • 33.8% of people in Cincinnati have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Cincinnati, OH Schools

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      Education level achieved in Cincinnati

      IndexCincinnatiOhioNational
      Completed 8th grade83.3%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school82.2%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college60.5%55.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree40.7%35.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors33.8%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters14.1%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.7%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.0%1.1%1.3%

      Cincinnati, OH School Districts

      • Cincinnati City School District
      • Oak Hills Local School District
      • West Clermont Local School District
      • New Richmond Exempted Village School District
      • Lakota Local School District
      • Winton Woods City School District

      There are a total of 213 public schools, 135 private schools and 42 post-secondary schools in Cincinnati. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cincinnati, OH schools is 56%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Cincinnati, OH, an average of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Madeira, OH8,92495%92%
      Wyoming, OH8,48494%91%
      Terrace Park, OH2,35694%91%
      The Village of Indian Hill, OH5,80394%91%
      Mariemont, OH3,40091%84%
      Cincinnati, OH298,01156%15%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      St. Paul, MN297,16038%23%
      Anchorage, AK299,32138%22%
      Stockton, CA301,44329%41%
      Pittsburgh, PA305,30548%2%
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,52949%0%
      Cincinnati, OH298,01156%15%
      Source: The Cincinnati, 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.