Findlay City Schools
Located in the heart of Hancock County and is an excellent public school system.
WHO WE ARE
Findlay City Schools is located in the heart of Hancock County and is an excellent public school system. Serving a growing cultural and economically diverse population the Findlay City Schools encompasses approximately 37 square miles. Presently, the district is comprised of one high school, two middle schools, one intermediate (4-5) building, two intermediate (3-5) buildings, one K-5 building, two primary (K-2) buildings, two primary (K-3) buildings, one preschool building, and the Findlay Learning Center serving over 5,566 students. The Findlay Trojan tradition of excellence in academics, athletics and all extracurricular activities are based on collaboration between our students, staff, administrators, parents and community who take great interest in our students. The well-qualified and caring staff is committed to creating an outstanding learning environment and a culture for excellence that supports and encourages our students and staff in their academic, extra-curricular and personal growth.
Findlay City Schools considers “facilitating student achievement” in a safe and caring environment as one of our top priorities (Strategic Plan – Strategy I & II). In many of our core subject areas, the district is using the Ohio Department of Education academic content standards which ensures the written curriculum, classroom instruction, and assessments of all learning to match in an alignment in which research suggests makes a powerful achievement tool for our students.
The Findlay community has been awarded “The 100 Best Communities Award” for children for the past four years and Findlay City Schools is a major factor in attaining that award. Working closely with the Community Foundation and many other community agencies Findlay City Schools continues to offer programs that help nurture the whole child including service learning, guidance, wellness, award winning music programs, nationally recognized journalism, fine arts courses, intramural and competitive sports, and provide continued special services for special needs and gifted students. We also believe that promoting character is important as part of our student’s experience at Findlay. The nine virtues are focused on one inspirational word of the month and are created to support our community’s shared values.
Auditor of State Award With Distinction
Treasurer Mike Barnhart has received 28 consecutive years of clean audits and Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports Certificates of Excellence.
Jacobs Receives Grant for Literacy Instruction
Jacobs Primary School received a grant for $350,000 to support literacy instruction and to optimize the learning environment. Funding will provide Jacobs with 3 trained literacy coaches and 2 literacy experts on staff and intense behavior coaching to foster an optimal learning atmosphere.
Chamberlin Hill Becomes First Lighthouse School
Chamberlin Hill Intermediate School received the honor of becoming Findlay City Schools first The Leader in Me Lighthouse School. According to The Leader in Me website “Becoming a Lighthouse School is a recognition schools earn because they have produced outstanding results in school and student outcomes through implementing The Leader in Me with fidelity.”
Bigelow Hill Receives S.T.E.A.M. Designation
Bigelow Hill Intermediate School received S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) designation by the Ohio STEM Learning Network.