Ensuring that all Ohio students receive an excellent education remains an important priority for state and community leaders. As Governor DeWine himself recently noted, a quality education for all is a “moral imperative” for Ohio. Making good on this obligation starts with a solid understanding of the state of K-12 education in Ohio. In that light, we are pleased to present Ohio Education by the Numbers.
In its sixth edition and fully updated for 2023, this publication contains a wealth of data on student enrollment, school options, performance on state and national exams, post-secondary readiness, educators, and school funding. It also includes recent data that continue to show the impacts of the pandemic on student learning.
Whether you’re a lawmaker, reporter, community or business leader, or a parent or grandparent, this booklet is designed for you. As a readily accessible resource, we hope you’ll find it to be a go-to guide as you discuss education in your community.