Best Public Schools in Parma Heights, OH


The city of Parma Heights, Ohio is home to two schools: Valley Forge High School and Parma Park Elementary School, both part of the Parma City School District. Valley Forge High School serves grades 8-12 with 1,409 students, while Parma Park Elementary School educates 244 students in grades K-4.

Valley Forge High School stands out for its strong performance in Science, with 64.8% of 8th-grade students proficient or better, exceeding the district and state averages. In contrast, Parma Park Elementary School excels in Mathematics, with 75.9% of 4th-grade students proficient or better, surpassing the district and state. However, both schools face challenges, with Valley Forge High School's 26.3% proficiency rate in 8th-grade Mathematics falling below district and state levels, and both schools reporting high chronic absenteeism rates, at 27.6% for Valley Forge High School and 19.2% for Parma Park Elementary School.

Socioeconomic factors also play a role, as over 50% of students at both schools receive free or reduced-price lunch. Interestingly, the student-teacher ratio at Valley Forge High School is the highest among the district's high schools, while Parma Park Elementary School has the lowest ratio among the district's elementary schools. The spending per student also varies, with Parma Park Elementary School receiving $13,105 per student compared to $10,446 per student at Valley Forge High School.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Ohio Department of Education.

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