School Details

Ritzman Community Learning Center

629 Canton Rd, Akron, OH 44312
(330) 761-1510
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 333 students 14 students/teacher (OH avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade

93%
63%
78%
89%
71%
81%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Akron City School District average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
65%
78%
93%
78%
88%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Akron City School District average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

87%
47%
68%
80%
58%
74%
85%
49%
68%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Akron City School District average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ritzman Community Learning Center is a public elementary school in Akron. The principal of Ritzman Community Learning Center is Mr. Larry F. Bender, who can be contacted at lbender@akron.k12.oh.us. 333 students attend Ritzman Community Learning Center and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 100% of the 333 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 95% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Ritzman Community Learning Center is 14:1. Judith A Resnik Community Learning Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance

Languages Taught

  • French

Sports

  • Football
  • Rock climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 83% 39%
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 46%
Multiracial 6% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.1%
Hispanic 1% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 2%
Asian 0.3% 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 95%
Economically disadvantaged 100% 80%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The principal is very passionate and geared toward making the students' experience excellent and you can see the effect it has on the kids. They really look up to him and the teachers and parents know what a tremendous asset he is to the school.

  • (4 years ago)

    This is a excellent school! My child loves going there and learning! Thank you. )

  • (5 years ago)

    Everyone is friendly and helpful working hard to meet the needs of all students especially hearing impaired.

  • (5 years ago)

    I have been very pleased with Ritzman my son does well on the Ohio Achievment testing and is well behaved. All of the teachers so far have done an excellent job he now is in fourth grade.

  • (7 years ago)

    I believe Ritzman is a good school. I think Mr. Bender is doing a Excellent job. The teachers care about our children and take time when needed with them.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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