Jackson Local School District Named Ohio's Top District
The Jackson Local School District was ranked the No. 1 district in Ohio, according to BackgrounChecks.org. The organization ranked Ohio’s top 100 districts.
Jackson High School was ranked among the top 40 high schools in Ohio by U.S. News & World Report. Niche.com ranks Jackson Local No.43 out of 608 districts in Ohio and No. 3 for student-athletes in Ohio.
The BackgroundsChecks.org rankings had New Albany-Plain Local Schools No. 2, Milford Exempted Village No. 3, Brecksville Broadview Heights was No. 4 and No. 5 was Forest Hills.
Here is the methodology for the rankings:
The following variables contributed to the ranking: number of students (K-12), graduation rate, school funding per student, student to teacher ratio, percent of students scoring above proficient in standardized state Math test, percent of students scoring above proficient in standardized state Reading and Language test. Data from a total of 10,247 public school districts were used to compute a score for each school district. The following states were omitted due to lack of sufficient data: Hawaii, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Utah, and Virginia. Note that high schools in some states have their own independent districts.