Best Public Schools in Toledo, OH


Summary:

The city of Toledo, Ohio is home to a diverse array of 97 schools, including 71 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 15 high schools, and 9 alternative schools. The data reveals significant disparities in academic performance and resource allocation within the Toledo school system, with a few standout schools like Toledo School For The Arts, Ottawa Hills High School, and Toledo Technology Academy High School significantly outperforming their peers on key metrics such as graduation rates and standardized test scores.

Many of the lowest-performing schools, such as Achieve Career Preparatory Academy and Westfield/Robinson Achievement, have high percentages of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a correlation between socioeconomic status and academic achievement. Additionally, several schools, particularly alternative and charter schools like Glass City Academy, struggle with extremely high chronic absenteeism rates, which likely contributes to their poor performance.

The data also reveals significant variation in per-student spending and student-teacher ratios across the Toledo school system, suggesting that some schools may have access to more resources and funding than others. This disparity in resource allocation could be a contributing factor to the wide achievement gaps observed between the top-performing and lowest-performing schools in the area. Overall, the analysis of Toledo's schools highlights the need for targeted interventions and equitable distribution of funding and support to ensure all students have access to a high-quality education, regardless of their socioeconomic background or the school they attend.








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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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