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About Knox County Schools
Knox County is comprised of 5 local school districts: Centerburg Local Schools, Danville Local Schools, East Knox Local School District, Fredericktown Local Schools, and Mount Vernon City Schools. Each district offers its own unique classes, sports, programs, opportunities, and advantages—and boasts plenty of achievements, recognitions, and certifications. Take a closer look at what each district has to offer its students.
Centerburg Local Schools
Centerburg Local Schools is comprised of Centerburg Elementary, Centerburg Middle School, and Centerburg High School. It serves a total of 1,065 students in the town of Centerburg and its surrounding communities. Students within the district are provided with numerous atheletic, extracurricular, and academic opportunities. Sports include cross country, golf, cheer, football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball, and track. College preparation assistance, such as ACT and SAT prep, scholarship assistance and information, and college visitations are also provided.
Additionally, Centerburg students have opportunities to participate in unique Summer Experiences, such as Summer experiences - College Aspire Workshops, the Reynolds Young Writers Workshop, Summer Academy at Duke University, Summer Honors Opportunity, Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College Programs, CIA Summer Pre-College Program, Honors Engineering Camp, Ohio Forestry & Wildlife Camp, President’s Leadership Academy, Summer Art Program, Summer Scholars Program, and more.
Danville Local Schools
Danville Local Schools is comprised of Danville Elementary, Danville Jr. High, and Danville High. It serves over 650 students in the town of Danville and its surrounding areas. Students within the district benefit from the strong foundation of a hardworking, caring, and supportive community. Students have plenty of athletic opportunities, as well as extracurriculars such as music and band, and career and guidance programs geared towards helping students make the most of their educational experience as they strive towards continuing education.
East Knox Local School District
East Knox Local School District is comprised of East Knox Elementary and East Knox Jr/Sr High. It serves 1,000 students in an area of 144 square miles across Knox, Licking, and Coshocton Counties, including the communities of Howard, Apple Valley, Bladensburg, and Millwood. Both schools are located in Howard, in a beautiful rural setting off US-36. The district employs 82 trained and certified teachers and staff, and students benefit not only from a robust offering of academic, extracurricular, and athletic programming, but also the many cultural and recreational opportunities available within the surrounding opportunities.
Fredericktown Local Schools
Fredericktown Local Schools is comprised of Fredericktown Elementary, Fredericktown Middle, and Fredericktown High. It serves 1,170 students in the town of Fredericktown and its surrounding areas. Students benefit from top-notch academic and extracurricular programming designed to advance their educational experience and development. Athletics available include basketball, bowling, football, cross country, golf, volleyball, wrestling, baseball, softball, and track.
Mount Vernon City Schools
Mount Vernon City Schools is comprised of six elementary schools (Columbia, Dan Emmett, East, Pleasant Street, Twin Oak, and Wiggin Street), Mount Vernon Middle, and Mount Vernon High. It serves over 4,000 students over 142 square miles in the city of Mount Vernon and its surrounding towns and communities. Student benefit from the district’s many partnerships throughout the community, including those with Central Ohio Technical College, Kenyon College, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Knox County Career Centers, various Booster clubs, and more.
Programs available to students include performing and visual arts, gifted and enrichment programs, and a robust offering of athletics—including cross country, football, cheer, volleyball, soccer, tennis, basketball, swimming, wrestling, track, softball, baseball, volleyball, and tennis. Interesting extracurriculars include the Challenge Seminar Group, Readers’ Theater, TenMarks, and GradPoint.
Knox County Community
Knox County is an area of beautiful rolling hills and valleys, open green countryside, charming small towns of connected community, and the thriving city of Mount Vernon (soon to be recognized as one of Ohio’s Best Hometowns by the November 2017 issue of Ohio Magazine). Tucked into the base of the Appalachian Plateau, Knox County enjoys the natural beauty and recreation that comes with an unbeatable location—plenty of parks and trails, lovely open spaces, and the Kokosing Gap Trail along the Kokosing River. And the city of Mount Vernon boast a thriving commercial downtown home to Central Ohio Tech College Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and Kenyon College—as well as many burgeoning businesses and industries.
Knox County Schools Real Estate
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