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Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 47%

Cleveland school information

IndexClevelandOhioNational
Average Test Scores45%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools1743,65079,221
Total private schools561,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools343937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cleveland are 8% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 174 public schools in Cleveland
  • 74.0% of people in Cleveland have completed 8th grade
  • 72.4% of people in Cleveland have completed high school
  • 16.1% of people in Cleveland have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Cleveland, OH Schools

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      Education level achieved in Cleveland

      IndexClevelandOhioNational
      Completed 8th grade74.0%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school72.4%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college45.3%55.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree22.6%35.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.1%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters5.9%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.9%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

      Cleveland, OH School Districts

      • Cleveland Municipal School District

      There are a total of 174 public schools, 56 private schools and 34 post-secondary schools in Cleveland. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cleveland, OH schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Cleveland, OH, an average of 74.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pepper Pike, OH6,15095%93%
      Solon, OH23,08595%93%
      Rocky River, OH20,21195%92%
      Independence, OH7,11594%91%
      Broadview Heights, OH19,25794%91%
      Cleveland, OH389,16545%8%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wichita, KS388,03329%42%
      Arlington, TX383,89969%40%
      New Orleans, LA382,92273%48%
      Tulsa, OK399,90651%4%
      Minneapolis, MN404,67038%24%
      Cleveland, OH389,16545%8%
      Source: The Cleveland, 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.