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The report card is in and Pikus Real Estate and Property Management received straight A's. But more importantly, owner Shirley Pikus, who manages rental properties all across Stark County in a multitude of school districts – received passing grades as well.

The U.S. News & World Report recently released its annual list of the "Best High Schools" in the country. The rankings show where Stark County Schools ranked in the state of Ohio as well as nationally.

"Our mission with the Best High School rankings has always been to educate families about schools in their district," Anita Narayan, managing editor of Education at U.S. News. "By evaluating more schools than ever before, the new edition expands that focus so all communities can see which schools in their area are successfully serving their students – including historically underserved populations."

U.S. News evaluated schools on six factors – college readiness, reading and math proficiency, reading and math performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth and graduation rates.

By law, Pikus Real Estate and Property Management cannot sway a client about a school district. Each client can evaluate a district's performance. So, how do Stark County's school district's stack up?

Jackson High School ranked the highest in Stark County at 32nd in the state and 925th nationally out of 17,000 schools. The high school ranked second in the county was North Canton Hoover ranked 49th and 1,514 nationally. Louisville High came in third at 68th in the state and 2,015 nationally. Just over the border in Summit County, Green High School came in fourth at 70th in the state and 2,051 nationally.

The next four school districts are Lake High School, who is ranked 91st in the state and 2,670th nationally. Northwest High School was next at 136th in the state and 3,701 nationally. GlenOak High School was seventh at 177 in the state and 4,572 nationally. Rounding out the top 8 in the county is Perry at 199th and 5,231 nationally.

No matter where you choose to put down roots, Stark County offers plenty of activities to do – hiking the Stark County Park Trail, canoeing in Canal Fulton, shopping in Belden Village and easily accessible to Interstate 77.

Each school district offers unique specialties that make each district special. Each school district offers AP classes and College Credit Plus classes. Plain Local also offers an International Baccalaureate degree.

Call Shirley Pikus of Pikus Real Estate and Property Management at 330-417-7525 to help you find the perfect rental property or she can help you manage your property.