Lancaster High School

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6/10
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Reviews
19
Grades
9-12
Students
1,770
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, have about average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
History
83%
State avg: 75%
Government
76%
State avg: 68%
Physical Science
19%
State avg: 27%
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5/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
93%
State avg: 83%
Average SAT score
1636
SAT participation rate
3%
State avg:
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
95%
Two or more races
2%
Black
1%
Hispanic
1%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
330 :1
State avg: 519 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
86%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood
1312 Granville Pk
Lancaster, OH 43130
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