Database allows users to search, compare Ohio public schools


Long-awaited final state school report cards for the 2011-12 school year arrived Wednesday and the Blade has organized a searchable database to compare key information.

Find out how your school stacked up against other schools in the state by searching the more than 3,300 public schools in Ohio.

Schools can be searched and compared by district or building.

Click here to search and compare Ohio schools

The education department had already released much of the 2011-12 school year data in the fall but couched it as preliminary, and the report cards issued Wednesday offer little new information. For instance, Toledo Public Schools already knew a measuring tool called value-added had caused the district’s rating to sink to academic watch after years in continuous improvement, because the district’s students showed below-expected growth for several years in a row.

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