How Does Loveland Compare to Other Districts?

  • Loveland was recently awarded five stars in every category on the Ohio School Report Card, placing the district in the top 2% statewide. 

    You can read more about the report card results by following this link to an article on our website


    Loveland provides one of the best values in education. No district in Hamilton county has a better performance index while spending less money. You can follow this link to learn more about the district’s return on investment, in an article we shared earlier this year. That data shows us performing better than average among school districts in Hamilton County, while spending less than average. Our state performance index score of 95.2 is tied for the fifth highest in Hamilton County. The performance index is calculated by the Ohio Department of Education, and you can learn more about the Performance Index by following this link.

     

    Per Student Spending and Performance Index Score Graph. Loveland above average on performance, below average on spending.

    Close up of graph above, showing Loveland performing comparably to Forest Hills and Wyoming, while spending less.

     

     

    Below are some other data points about how Loveland City School District compares to other districts in our area, and around the state. Our revenues, expenditures, and administrative costs are some of the lowest in Hamilton County, and below state average, demonstrating our commitment to Fiscal Responsibility, one of the four goals of our Strategic Vision. 


    Expenditure Comparative Data - Hamilton County (16th out of 22 districts)
    Source: CUPP Report 

    District

    Expenditure per Pupil

    Indian Hill Exempted Village

    17199.6

    Norwood City

    16783.91

    Mt Healthy City

    16089.77

    St Bernard-Elmwood Place City

    15908.37

    Mariemont City

    15898.33

    Cincinnati Public Schools

    15868.85

    Sycamore Community City

    15658.02

    Princeton City

    15003.96

    Deer Park Community City

    14911.89

    North College Hill City

    14869.9

    Winton Woods City

    14329.94

    Lockland Local

    14200.45

    Wyoming City

    14129.32

    Finneytown Local

    13695.93

    Madeira City

    13405.46

    Loveland City

    12813.29

    Forest Hills Local

    12470.21

    Northwest Local (Hamilton)

    12115.48

    Three Rivers Local

    11779.63

    Oak Hills Local

    11666.17

    Southwest Local

    10558.8

    Reading Community City

    10157.58


    Expenditures Comparables - State (613 districts)
    Source: ODE Annual Financial Reports

    Expenditure Comparables State, showing Loveland in approximately the lower third of expenditures out of all districts in Ohio


    Revenues Comparative Data - Hamilton County (20th of 22 districts)
    Source - CUPP Report

    District

    Revenue per Pupil

    St Bernard-Elmwood Place City

    27169

    Lockland Local

    25840.64

    Mt Healthy City

    24593.72

    Norwood City

    23295.15

    North College Hill City

    22907.58

    Cincinnati Public Schools

    22851.21

    Finneytown Local

    22730.42

    Wyoming City

    22169.49

    Winton Woods City

    21058.98

    Indian Hill Exempted Village

    19761.89

    Mariemont City

    18558.06

    Northwest Local (Hamilton)

    18201

    Deer Park Community City

    18189.83

    Reading Community City

    17993.41

    Sycamore Community City

    17819.87

    Princeton City

    17698.2

    Madeira City

    16712.25

    Southwest Local

    16649.11

    Forest Hills Local

    16183.54

    Loveland City

    15971.28

    Three Rivers Local

    15816.91

    Oak Hills Local

    15278.58


    Revenues Comparables - State (613 districts)
    Source: ODE Annual Financial Reports

    revenue rankings dollars per student. Graph showing Loveland approximately in lowest quarter of school districts across ohio.


    Administrative Costs Comparative Data - Hamilton County (21st out of 22 districts)
    Source CUPP Report

    District

    Year

    Administrative Expenditure per pupil

    Lockland Local

    2021

    $2,963.69

    Deer Park Community City

    2021

    $2,465.57

    Mariemont City

    2021

    $2,368.70

    St Bernard-Elmwood Place City

    2021

    $2,360.85

    Cincinnati Public Schools

    2021

    $2,257.64

    Norwood City

    2021

    $2,188.77

    Indian Hill Exempted Village

    2021

    $2,141.10

    Wyoming City

    2021

    $2,064.95

    Princeton City

    2021

    $1,875.64

    Winton Woods City

    2021

    $1,862.82

    Finneytown Local

    2021

    $1,831.84

    Madeira City

    2021

    $1,769.81

    Sycamore Community City

    2021

    $1,763.68

    North College Hill City

    2021

    $1,724.53

    Mt Healthy City

    2021

    $1,653.53

    Oak Hills Local

    2021

    $1,591.12

    Three Rivers Local

    2021

    $1,586.98

    Forest Hills Local

    2021

    $1,520.69

    Loveland City

    2021

    $1,464.89

    Reading Community City

    2021

    $1,438.28