Top Ranked Schools in Ohio by U.S. News & World Report

Top Ranked Schools in Ohio by U.S. News & World Report
Posted on 11/12/2021
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Top-Ranked Elementary and Middle Schools in Ohio
U.S. News & World Report
By: Glen Justice | November 11, 2021


U.S. News & World Report released rankings for K-8 public schools in Ohio last month, showing the best public elementary and middle schools in the state.

The rankings are part of a nationwide effort that ranked more than 61,000 schools across the U.S. using performance on state tests. The result is a set of comprehensive rankings for K-8 public schools that include information on school size, student-to-teacher ratios and other important data.

The Ohio rankings are available for more than 2,400 public elementary and middle schools, including charter schools. Here are the top 5 schools in each category:


Top Elementary Schools in Ohio

Parkside Elementary School is a K-4 school in Solon, Ohio, with more than 500 students, 57% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 21-to-1; 100% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 97% did so for reading.

Wells Academy is a PK-4 school in Steubenville, Ohio, with about 300 students, 36% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 16-to-1; 98% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 98% did so for reading.

West Boulevard Elementary School is a K-3 school in Youngstown, Ohio, with almost 400 students, 30% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 19-to-1; 98% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 98% did so for reading.

Isham Memorial Elementary School is a K-4 school in Wadsworth, Ohio, with about 380 students, 7% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 20-to-1; 98% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 98% did so for reading.

Pugliese Elementary West is a PK-4 school in Steubenville, Ohio, with about 480 students, 26% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 20-to-1; 98% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 98% did so for reading.


Top Middle Schools in Ohio

School of Innovation is a school serving grades 3-9 in Willoughby, Ohio. It has more than 500 students, 17% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 19-to-1; 96% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 97% did so for reading.

Orchard Middle School is a school serving grades 5-6 in Solon, Ohio. It has more than 670 students, 47% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 18-to-1; 98% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 94% did so for reading.

Columbus Preparatory Academy is a K-12 charter school in Columbus, Ohio, with more than 830 students, 64% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 20-to-1; 97% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 98% did so for reading.

Mariemont Junior High School is a school serving grades 7-8 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It has about 230 students, 6% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 15-to-1; 93% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 95% did so for reading.

Solon Middle School is a school serving grades 7-8 in Solon, Ohio. It has about 700 students, 47% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 17-to-1; 95% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 93% did so for reading.


Top Charter Elementary Schools in Ohio

Columbus Preparatory Academy is a K-12 charter school in Columbus, Ohio, with more than 830 students, 64% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 20-to-1; 97% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 98% did so for reading.

Menlo Park Academy is a K-8 charter school in Cleveland, Ohio, with about 570 students, 42% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 17-to-1; 94% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 94% did so for reading.

Constellation Schools: Westpark Community Elementary is a K-4 charter school in Cleveland, Ohio, with about 290 students, 50% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 18-to-1; 92% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 87% did so for reading.

United Preparatory Academy is a K-5 charter school in Columbus, Ohio, with about 300 students, 81% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 15-to-1; 82% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 77% did so for reading.

Wings Academy 1 is a K-8 charter school in Cleveland, Ohio, with about 230 students, 100% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 19-to-1; 52% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 67% did so for reading.


Top Charter Middle Schools in Ohio

Columbus Preparatory Academy is a K-12 charter school in Columbus, Ohio, with more than 830 students, 64% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 20-to-1; 97% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 98% did so for reading.

Menlo Park Academy is a K-8 charter school in Cleveland, Ohio, with about 570 students, 42% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 17-to-1; 94% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 94% did so for reading.

Constellation Schools: Elyria Community is a K-8 charter school in Elyria, Ohio, with 460 students, 43% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 19-to-1; 62% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 70% did so for reading.

The Richland School of Academic Arts is a K-8 charter school in Ontario, Ohio, with almost 350 students, 51% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 20-to-1; 67% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 67% did so for reading.

Cornerstone Academy Community School is a K-10 charter school in Westerville, Ohio, with almost 890 students, 80% of whom are students of color. The student-to-teacher ratio is 22-to-1; 73% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math; and 73% did so for reading.


To read the article on U.S. News & World Report and view the full list of top ranked Ohio schools, please click the following link: https://www.usnews.com/education/k12/articles/top-ranked-elementary-and-middle-schools-in-ohio




Here is the full list of our elementary and middle schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Westpark Community Elementary
#3 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#37 in Ohio Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Lorain Community Elementary
#9 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#558 in Ohio Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Puritas Community Elementary
#21 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#738 in Ohio Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Westside Community School of the Arts
#27 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#789 in Ohio Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Old Brooklyn Community Elementary
#29 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#794 in Ohio Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Elyria Community
#44 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#1015 in Ohio Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Parma Community
#56 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#1205 in Ohio Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Eastside Arts Academy
#89 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#1228-1637 in Ohio Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Stockyard Community Elementary
#91 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#1228-1637 in Ohio Elementary Schools

Constellation Schools: Madison Community Elementary
#97 in Ohio Charter Elementary Schools
#1228-1637 in Ohio Elementary Schools


Middle Schools

Constellation Schools: Elyria Community
#3 in Ohio Charter Middle Schools
#134 in Ohio Middle Schools

Constellation Schools: Stockyard Community Middle
#9 in Ohio Charter Middle Schools
#346 in Ohio Middle Schools

Constellation Schools: Lorain Community Middle
#13 in Ohio Charter Middle Schools
#413 in Ohio Middle Schools

Constellation Schools: Puritas Community Middle
#21 in Ohio Charter Middle Schools
#536 in Ohio Middle Schools

Constellation Schools: Westpark Community Middle
#36 in Ohio Charter Middle Schools
#717 in Ohio Middle Schools

Constellation Schools: Parma Community
#39 in Ohio Charter Middle Schools
#736 in Ohio Middle Schools

Constellation Schools: Westside Community School of the Arts
#40 in Ohio Charter Middle Schools
#742 in Ohio Middle Schools

Constellation Schools: Old Brooklyn Community Middle
#48 in Ohio Charter Middle Schools
#746-994 in Ohio Middle Schools