Higher education

Stark County residents don’t have to look far when choosing a college to attend. There are six colleges in the county, including Walsh University, Malone University, the University of Mount Union, Stark State College, Kent State University at Stark and Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Beyond the stats

Similar to an offensive lineman in football, a catcher in baseball or Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Stark County schools offer valuable educational programs that don’t always show up on the state’s stat sheet.

Great Schools

Whether you may be considering changing school districts (11 of Stark County’s 17 traditional public school districts, as well as charter schools, accept students outside their geographic boundaries) or just curious as to how your school is performing, the scores can provide some insight on which schools provide more rigorous coursework and prepare students better for college classes.