List of N.E. Ohio's Top Reporting Drug Schools

List of N.E. Ohio's Top Reporting Drug Schools
School Drug Discipline Percentage Graph
School Drug Discipline Percentage Graph

Cleveland 19 compiled that data and created a Top Drug School Ranking based on the number of reports and district enrollment numbers.

The Ohio Department of Education requires all public school districts to report discipline data at the conclusion of the school year through Ohio's EMIS data collection system. The data is used to help create the Discipline section of Ohio's Report Card and to fulfill state and federal regulations. All of the data can be broken down by school year, district, and building on the Ohio Department of Education's advanced report's website.

Cleveland 19 News searched every public school district in N.E. Ohio counties and found 23 districts where 10 or more discipline incidents in the "Use/Possession of Other Drugs" category was reported to the Ohio Department of Education. This is the category used to report drug discipline for drugs other than alcohol and tobacco, which have their own categories. According to the Ohio Department of Education, this is where the discipline for use or possession of marijuana, opiates, prescription drugs, heroin other drugs can be found.

Here is a look at the raw data compiled to create our interactive map linked above