Akron City


The Akron City School District in Ohio serves 47 schools, including 30 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, 9 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The district faces significant challenges, with stark disparities in academic performance and student demographics across its schools. However, a few standout schools, like Akron Early College High School and National Inventors Hall of Fame School Center for STEM, demonstrate the potential for excellence within the district.

Akron Early College High School is the top-performing school in the district, ranking 18th out of 867 Ohio high schools and earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger. It boasts a 100% four-year graduation rate and low chronic absenteeism at 2.4%. In contrast, Akron Alternative Academy struggles with a dismal 1.4% four-year graduation rate and an alarmingly high chronic absenteeism rate of 95.8%.

The district's middle schools also show a wide range of performance, with National Inventors Hall of Fame School Center for STEM and Miller-South Visual Performing Arts standing out as exceptional, ranking 409th and 295th out of 1,048 Ohio middle schools, respectively. These schools boast impressive test scores, with 66.3% and 82.7% of 5th graders proficient or better in science, respectively. However, many other middle schools in the Akron City district struggle with low academic achievement and high chronic absenteeism rates.

District Detail

 10 N Main St
Akron, OH 44308-1911

 (330) 761-1661

SchoolDigger Rank:
621st of 835 Ohio districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 20,481

Primary Schools: 27
Middle Schools: 7
High Schools: 9
Alternative Schools: 1

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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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