Shaker Heights school information

IndexShaker HeightsOhioNational
Average Test Scores77%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:117:116:1
Total public schools93,65079,221
Total private schools51,00024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3937,963
The Shaker Heights, OH educational system consists of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Shaker Heights public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 11% higher than than the Ohio average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shaker Heights public schools is 14:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.4% have completed high school, 64.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 20.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shaker Heights are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Shaker Heights.
  • 95.6% of people in Shaker Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.4% of people in Shaker Heights have completed high school.
  • 64.9% of people in Shaker Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shaker Heights

IndexShaker HeightsOhioNational
Completed 8th grade95.6%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school95.4%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college85.5%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.7%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.9%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters39.9%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree20.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate8.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Aurora, OH15,71296%94%
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Shaker Heights, OH27,77377%57%

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Source: The Shaker Heights, 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.