A recently released report of results from the Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT) places Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School in the top 6% of all 1,006 high schools in Ohio, an achievement that earns NDCL a spot on the Gerber Analytics “Top Academic Ohio Schools
” list for the seventh consecutive year.
The Gerber Report also shows that NDCL is the top-ranked school of the 19 public and Catholic high schools in Lake and Geauga counties.
The report includes performance data for our current juniors, who took the OGT as sophomores last March. Results from the OGT, the only state-mandated series of exams for high school students, are among the performance indicators the Ohio Department of Education includes in its annual report cards for public schools.
“But the state does not issue report cards for Catholic and other nonpublic schools," explained Principal Mr. Joseph A. Waler
. "That’s where the Gerber Report comes in, by enabling our students, parents, teachers, and administrators to gauge NDCL’s performance against all kinds of schools—public, Catholic, private, virtual, and charter—throughout the state.”
“For example, the state issues a Performance Index score for each school as composite measure of student achievement on the OGT. The Gerber Report reveals that NDCL and Saint Ignatius share the same Performance Index: 111.2,” Mr. Waler noted.