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    Strongsville City Schools

    Rigorous, Diverse, Student Focused Programs

    • Over 5,500 students participate in an exciting classroom atmosphere supported by an accredited, comprehensive curriculum, diverse student activities and clubs, engaging teachers, and committed support staff
    • Award winning instructional, instrumental, and vocal programs
    • A comprehensive high school curriculum, including twenty-five (25) Advanced Placement course offerings and eighteen (18) Honor Courses
    • In 2016-17, Strongsville High School earned a spot on the 7th Annual AP District Honor Roll. Strongsville was one of only 32 schools in Ohio to be recognized. To earn this recognition, SHS increased the number of students participating in Advanced Placement (AP) courses, while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of three (3) or higher for the past three years. 
    • 92% of students complete a college core curriculum
    • College admission test scores above state and national average
    • Nine (9) High School National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists and four (4) Commended Students for the 2017-18 school year
    • Athletics: State and Regional championships in boys’ and girls’ sports

     The School Community Connection

    • Over 79% of faculty have earned a Master’s Degree
    • Nationally Board Certified and state designated Master Teachers on staff
    • Supportive and involved residents and business community
    • Multi-faceted community engagement programs
    • Online access to student progress and performance reporting

     Facilities

    • Safe and well-maintained facilities and grounds include one (1) preschool, five (5) neighborhood elementary schools (gr. K-5), one (1) middle school (gr. 6-8), and one (1) high school (gr. 9-12) with planetarium.
    • New Strongsville Middle School opened August 2016.
    • Completion of Strongsville High School renovation.
    • Completion of preschool renovation as well as critical repairs and upgrades to elementary buildings.
    • Contemporary athletic facilities including synthetic turf fields at middle school and high school.
    • Up-to-date technology providing secure wireless access to school and student devices, interactive whiteboards in classrooms, 4,650 Chromebooks for student use and continuous professional development on the integration of technology into our learning environment.
    • Increasing efficiencies by eliminating six (6) buildings and repurposing of one (1) building to save resources and maximize educational offerings. Allen closed in 2010, Zellers closed in 2015 and repurposed as Administrative Offices, and Drake, Albion, Center, OPS, and the Board Office closed in 2016.

     Finances

    • School district is the largest employer in the City of Strongsville
    • $81 million bond issue passed November 2012 for construction/renovation projects
    • Recipient of the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Meritorious Budget Award for the District's FY 2017 budget presentation. First time recipient.
    • Recipient of the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the District's FY 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). First time recipient.
    • Recipient of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the District's FY 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). First time recipient.

     

                                                     2017-2018