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LMHS continues to climb in state, national rankings

Posted on: September 4, 2015
Tags: School ranking

Little Miami High School was recently ranked in the top 20 high schools in the greater Cincinnati area by Cincy Magazine, climbing six places over last year’s list.

Little Miami ranked 18th out of 89 southwest Ohio high schools, according to the magazine’s analysis of several criteria, including number of state standards met, four-year graduation rate, average ACT scores and performance on the Ohio Graduation Test. This is second year Cincy Magazine used a variety of data and ranked southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky’s high schools. This year’s list used data from the Class of 2013, the most recent available.

Little Miami High School was ranked 24th in Cincy Magazine last year.

Out of the top 20 high schools, LMHS joined four other Warren County high schools that had high student achievement at below-state-average per pupil cost.

  • Mason High School, ranked fifth, $9,344 per student.
  • Kings High School, ranked 19th, $9,489 per student.
  • Little Miami, ranked 18th, $8,419 per student.
  • Waynesville High School, ranked 12th, $7,629 per student.
  • Springboro High School, ranked 10th, $7,175 per student

The average per pupil expenditure in the state of Ohio is $10,912.65.

In addition to the Cincy Magazine listing, Little Miami was listed as a silver medalist in the U.S. News & World Report’s August rankings of the Best High Schools in America.

Little Miami was ranked 72nd in Ohio out of 723 districts, and was ranked in the top 7% of high schools nationwide.

Click here to read Little Miami’s entry.