New Richmond gets high marks from Ohio regents

March 9th, 2012    Author: Administrator    Filed Under: Community

In addition to its Excellent rating from the Ohio Department of Education, New Richmond High School gets high marks from the Ohio Board of Regents for preparing its graduates for college math and English.

According to the latest High School to College Transition Report by the Ohio Board of Regents covering 2009 graduates attending Ohio public colleges, New Richmond and Milford were tied among Clermont County schools for the lowest percentage of students needing remedial math or English with 25 percent. Statewide 41 percent of the 52,782 Ohio high school 2009 graduates enrolled at Ohio public colleges as first-time students were placed in remedial math or English courses.

“I have always felt that NRHS has been excellent at preparing our students for any future endeavor they might aspire to,” said Adam Bird, superintendent of New Richmond schools. “This data released by ODE just lends credence to what I have always felt about the preparatory work of the teaching staff of NREVSND.”

Totals for other Clermont County schools for 2009 graduates needing developmental math or English in the report were: Batavia, 26%; Glen Este, 35%; Bethel-Tate and Williamsburg, 38%; Amelia, 41%; Clermont Northeastern, 43%; Felicity, 52%; and Goshen, 59%.

Totals for Clermont County schools for 2009 graduates needing developmental math were: Bethel-Tate, 17%; Batavia, 19%; New Richmond and Milford, 20%; Glen Este, 28%; Williamsburg, 38%; Clermont Northeastern and Amelia, 39%; Felicity, 48%; and Goshen, 52%.

Totals for Clermont County schools for 2009 graduates needing developmental English were: Clermont Northeastern, 8%; Milford, 11%; Williamsburg, 13%; New Richmond, 14%; Amelia and Felicity, 15%; Glen Este, 16%; Batavia, 17%; Bethel-Tate, 26%; and Goshen, 30%.

The report does not include graduates attending private or out-of-state colleges.

You can read the full College Transition Report at

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