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92%
  • Bath High School
  • 2850 Bible Rd, Lima
  • Bath Local
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 501
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
83%
  • Maplewood Elementary School
  • 1670 Wonderlick Rd, Lima
  • Shawnee Local
  • Grades: 3 - 4 · Students: 372
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
75%
  • Bath Middle School
  • 2700 Bible Rd, Lima
  • Bath Local
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 541
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
74%
  • Liberty Arts Magnet K-8
  • 338 W Kibby St, Lima
  • Lima City
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 420
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
73%
  • Bath Elementary School
  • 2450 Bible Rd, Lima
  • Bath Local
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 712
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
67%
  • Heir Force Community School
  • Po Box 180, Lima
  • Heir Force Community School
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 277
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
67%
  • Perry High School
  • 2770 E Breese Rd, Lima
  • Perry Local
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 347
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
67%
  • Lima Senior High School
  • 1 Spartan Way, Lima
  • Lima City
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,038
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
60%
  • Auglaize County Educational Academy
  • 1130a East Albert St, Lima
  • Auglaize County Educational Academy
  • Grades: 2 - 12 · Students: 71
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
57%
  • Freedom Elementary School
  • 575 Calumet Ave, Lima
  • Lima City
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 298
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
57%
  • Lima South Science-technology Magnet K-8
  • 755 Saint Johns Ave, Lima
  • Lima City
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 196
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
55%
  • Unity Elementary School
  • 925 E 3rd St, Lima
  • Lima City
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 237
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
54%
  • Perry Elementary School
  • 2770 E Breese Rd, Lima
  • Perry Local
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 472
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
52%
  • Independence Elementary School
  • 615 Tremont Ave, Lima
  • Lima City
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 383
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • West Central Learning Academy Ii
  • 522 W North St, Lima
  • West Central Learning Academy II
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 55
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
45%
  • Heritage Elementary School
  • 816 College Ave, Lima
  • Lima City
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 502
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
26%
  • Lima West Middle School
  • 503 N Cable Rd, Lima
  • Lima City
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 402
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
26%
  • Lima North Middle School
  • 1135 N West St, Lima
  • Lima City
  • Grades: 5 - 7 · Students: 405
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Lima school information

IndexLimaOhioNational
Average Test Scores60%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools313,65079,221
Total private schools91,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools43937,963
The Lima, OH educational system consists of 31 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Lima public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 14% lower than than the Ohio average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lima public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.8% have completed high school, 11.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Lima

IndexLimaOhioNational
Completed 8th grade77.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college44.3%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.5%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.5%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

There are a total of 31 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Lima. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lima, OH schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Lima, OH, an average of 77.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Lima schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Lima, OH schools.

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Source: The Lima, 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.
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