Newark school information

Average Test Scores71%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools253,65079,221
Total private schools61,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools33937,963
The Newark, OH educational system consists of 25 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Newark public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 3% higher than than the Ohio average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newark public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.0% have completed high school, 18.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Newark are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Newark.
  • 83.3% of people in Newark have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.0% of people in Newark have completed high school.
  • 18.1% of people in Newark have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Newark

Completed 8th grade83.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.0%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college48.7%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.9%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.1%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Newark (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Granville, OH5,72591%86%
Alexandria, OH61289%80%
Thornville, OH1,19681%64%
Heath, OH10,47180%63%
Glenford, OH18480%62%
Newark, OH48,47771%45%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Azusa, CA48,49826%48%
Parker, CO48,44245%8%
Middletown, OH48,52756%14%
Covina, CA48,53938%23%
Roswell, NM48,40723%54%
Newark, OH48,47771%45%
Source: The Newark, 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.