Best Public Schools in Trotwood, OH


The city of Trotwood, Ohio is home to 7 schools, including 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 1 high school, and 1 alternative virtual school. The schools in this area face significant challenges, with the overall Trotwood-Madison City school district ranking in the bottom 10% of districts statewide and receiving the lowest possible rating of 1 star.

However, one school stands out as a bright spot - Trotwood Preparatory & Fitness Academy, a public charter elementary/middle school. This school has the highest test scores across multiple grade levels and subjects compared to the other Trotwood-Madison schools, with 74.2% of 3rd graders proficient or better in math, well above the state average of 62.2%. The school also has the lowest student-teacher ratio at 9.8, suggesting more individualized attention for students. In contrast, the district's traditional public schools struggle with very low proficiency rates on state tests, high chronic absenteeism, and below-average graduation rates.

The elementary schools in Trotwood generally perform better than the middle and high school, with Westbrooke Village standing out for having the lowest chronic absenteeism rate at 26.7%, compared to over 50% at the higher grade levels. However, significant racial disparities exist, with the student populations at all schools being overwhelmingly African American, reflecting the demographics of the Trotwood-Madison community. Addressing these equity and opportunity gaps will be crucial for improving outcomes across the district.

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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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