2015 Education Guide

. February 19, 2015.

Discover the best place for your child’s education by taking a look at these local academic institutions and what makes them unique, making it easier to decide where to send your little learners to school!

Arcadia Local Schools

19033 State Route 12, Arcadia

The elementary, middle and high school are home of the Redskins where students are guaranteed the knowledge and skills required to succeed in this competitive and developing world. An enriched curriculum makes an outstanding learning environment in partnership with families and the community.

Arlington Local Schools

336 S. Main St., Arlington

This close-knit community has access to a great education at Arlington Local Schools, where kindergartners through seniors have the opportunities and tools to grow and develop into successful people. College-preparatory courses keep high school students on track for higher education.

Bigelow Hill Intermediate School

300 Hillcrest Ave.

Bigelow Hill, home of the Trojans, is located in the northwest part of Findlay. There are approximately 290 4th and 5th grade students attending the school. Students at Bigelow Hill attend Northview Primary or Jacobs Primary, sister schools, for kindergarten through second grade. BHIS makes an effort to provide the necessary support and intervention to allow each student to meet achievement standards.

Blanchard Valley Center

1700 E. Sandusky St.

Six decades ago, parents teamed up to start the first school for children with developmental disabilities in Hancock County. Today, Blanchard Valley Center is a staple in the Findlay area with its reach spreading beyond the classroom doors and into the community. By providing support for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, over 450 individuals benefit from the aid and services BVC offers. They are known for promoting independence and allowing those with disabilities to enjoy community integration.

Bowling Green Christian Academy

1165 Haskins Rd., Bowling Green

BG Christian Academy is a community of students and families focused on learning and growing with Christ as the foundation. If you are looking for a unique education with opportunities in music, sports, and enrichment programs that encourage your student to grow in character and faith, tour their campuses and see what they’re all about. Contact their admissions coordinator today to schedule your appointment by emailing admissions@bgchristian.org.

Chamberlin Hill Intermediate School

600 W. Yates St.

Each school year brings new opportunities for academic growth and all areas of development. Chamberlin Hill Intermediate School works to help children be knowledgeable, healthy, engaged, responsible, and caring people when they move on to middle school.

Children’s Mentoring Connection

305 East Lincoln St.

The Children's Mentoring Connection (CMC) is the premier mentoring agency in Hancock County. The CMC concept is simple, but highly effective: match a boy or girl (6-14 years old) primarily from single parent households with a mature, stable adult mentor who will provide consistent and dependable guidance, understanding, acceptance, fun and support. The agency staff recruits, screens and closely evaluates adult applicants while gathering a complete social history and personality profile on each youth applicant. Once a match between adult and child is made, follow-up supervision and guidance is provided to the mentor, client and parent/guardian. The volunteer works with the child in an asset-building relationship in the areas of growth and development, prevention, life skills, problem solving and decision making. Volunteer opportunities are available in the community and in local schools.

Cory-Rawson Local Schools

3930 County Road 26, Rawson

Cory-Rawson Local School District is a K-12 academic institution with a mission of providing an exceptional, rural educational system. Educators and staff promise an education tailored to the individual needs of their students by helping them develop “sound moral judgment, creative problem solving through challenging coursework, opportunities beyond the classroom and a hive of advanced technology through state-of-the-art facilities, a dedicated staff, and a partnership with the community.”

Donnell Middle School

301 Baldwin Ave.

Donnell Middle School is a part of Findlay Middle Schools which pride themselves on empowering students to become critical thinkers, exude excellence in mathematics and reading, and having Trojan pride! With high expectations for students to serve others, students are often involved in many extracurricular activities and opportunities to be outstanding members of the community.

Faith Academy of Findlay

701 Adams St.

Faith Academy of Findlay is an interdenominational Christian School for toddlers (3 year olds) to 8th graders. FAF strives to serve as an extension of the family and help each student, grow, mature and learn spiritually as a believer in Jesus. Their vision is to “create disciples of God that will personally know, love and serve the Messiah by making worthy contributions in the home, church and community worldwide.”

Findlay High School

1200 Broad Ave.

Findlay High School strives to help students develop with the ability to recognize and realize their potential to be lifelong learners. With the help of families, students, staff, and community members, FHS will continue to contribute greatly to the community.

Glenwood Middle School

1715 N. Main St., Findlay

Glenwood Middle School has a mission of providing an inclusive educational community to make sure each student has opportunities that inspire learning, development, responsibility, and build self-worth, so that they can become productive contributing members of society.

Heritage Christian School

2000 Broad Ave.

Heritage Christian School makes a commitment to every family whose children attend the private institution. They promise to have a personal loving relationship with God, loving relationship with students, emphasize God’s holiness in their teaching, teach self-denial, provide the opportunity for personal devotions and serve all their students.

Jacob’s Primary School

Jacobs Ave.

As a part of the Findlay City Schools system, Jacob’s Primary School educates students up until third grade on the subjects they need to succeed. Their mission is to work as a team in order to create positive, respectful and responsible learners.

Jefferson Elementary School

1100 Broad Ave.

The elementary school is a part of the Findlay City School District, which is considered the heart of Hancock County and the largest area public school system. Their tradition of excellence relates to academics, athletics and extracurricular activities.

Liberty-Benton Schools

9190 County Road 9

“Eagles learn to soar” at this K-12 educational institution that is home to some of the best athletes in the area, including former Ohio State basketball player Aaron Craft. However, their academics are equally impressive. Their devotion to providing quality education for their students is shared by the staff and community.

Lincoln Elementary School

200 West Lincoln St.

The key to Lincoln Elementary School’s success is communicating well with all members of the school, family and community. They make it a point to integrate up-to-date technology so students can get the most out of their education. Also, teachers provide a nurturing environment so students are engaged and can reach their highest potential.

Maumee Valley Country Day School

1715 S. Reynolds Rd., Toledo

Maumee Valley Country Day School is an independent, co-educational college prep school for preschool through grade 12. Their mission is to enable students to become enlightened, compassionate and contributing citizens of the global community, while preparing graduates for their best opportunities in higher education. Maumee Valley attracts motivated, able students who have a range of academic interests and diverse backgrounds, and whose families value education. Its challenging curriculum, student-centered school life, and supportive community inspire and equip students for a lifetime of learning.

McComb Local Schools

328 South Todd St., McComb

The McComb Local School District's mission is to create a partnership where school, family, and community work together. They provide the curriculum, instruction, and intervention necessary to develop all students to their fullest potential, resulting in confident, continual learners and future productive community members within a safe and supportive environment.

Millstream Career Center

1150 Broad Ave.

Millstream Career Center serves high school juniors and seniors from 15 local high schools including Findlay High School. It offers 18 career preparation programs in high-demand fields. Millstream students earn industry credentials and dual-enrolled college credit while preparing for college or direct entry into a career. Students gain invaluable hands-on experience running student businesses, completing internships or participating in cooperative job training.

Montessori School of Bowling Green

515 Sand Ridge Rd., Bowling Green

The Montessori School of Bowling Green educates children preschool through middle school. Their hands-on, authentic approach makes children excited about learning, motivated to explore the world, and well-prepared for the global society in which we live. Their programming offers art, music, physical education, world language, cultural sciences and a tailored math and language curriculum where each child’s ability is met and challenged. Their international, diverse population replicates a global society and challenges children to be successful in today’s world.

Northview Primary School

133 Lexington Ave.

Northview Primary School is part of a child-centered partnership that works to ensure all students develop a strong foundation of knowledge, skills, and recognize their abilities through guidance and support from dedicated staff, committed families and an involved community.

Faith Academy of Findlay

701 Adams St.

Faith Academy of Findlay is an interdenominational Christian School for toddlers (3 year olds) to 8th graders. FAF strives to serve as an extension of the family and help each student, grow, mature and learn spiritually as a believer in Jesus. Their vision is to “create disciples of God that will personally know, love and serve the Messiah by making worthy contributions in the home, church and community worldwide.”

St. Michael Catholic School

723 Sutton Place

St. Michael the Archangel School educates students from preschool through 8th grade. Opportunities for early education classes include preschool, kindergarten readiness, afternoon and full-day kindergarten. They also offer special classes including music, art, physical education, and technology. Additionally offered is Title One reading, speech, access to a guidance counselor, school psychologist, and tutors. They commend themselves on being a Spirit-filled community that develops sound and high-achieving students.

Vanlue Local School

301 S. East St., Vanlue

Vanlue Local School District offers K-12 with class sizes providing a teacher to student ratio of 1/10 for individualized attention. Students have academic opportunities such as Millstream, Post-Secondary Option, and online semester-long classes to help them reach their fullest potential.

Van Buren Schools

217 S. Main St., Van Buren

Each school year is an opportunity for new beginnings at Van Buren Schools, whether it’s taking new classes, making new friends or finding out what career you are passionate about. Students in grades K-12 are proud Black Knights, and shine in their armor when it comes to academics, sports and community involvement.

Whittier Elementary School & Wilson Vance Intermediate School

Whittier Elementary
733 Wyandot St.

Wilson Vance Intermediate School
610 Bristol Ave.


As sister schools and educational partners, Whittier and Wilson Vance Schools share a mission of instilling virtues and providing experiences for each child that nurture development while creating responsible citizens and lifelong learners.