K-12 Education

Great Kids and Great Schools Go Together

Each of the counties in the Southern Ohio Region has multiple school districts. Nine school districts across the region received an A+ or A rating from the Ohio Dept. of Education (ODE) based on standardized test scores, progress made by students in grades 4-8, and graduation rates.

Jackson County

  • Center for Student Achievement, Jackson
  • Jackson City School District, Jackson (an “A+” rating  from (ODE)
  • Oak Hill Union Local School District, Oak Hill
  • Wellston City School District, Wellston
  • Christian Life Academy is a charter school which offers preschool, kindergarten, and grades 1-6

Pike County

  • Eastern Local School District, Beaver
  • Scioto Valley Local School District, Piketon (an “A” rating from ODE)
  • Waverly City School District, Waverly
  • Western Local School District, Latham

Ross County

  • Adena Local School District, Frankfort (an “A” rating from ODE)
  • Chillicothe City School District, Chillicothe
  • Huntington Local School District, Chillicothe
  • Paint Valley Local School District, Bainbridge
  • Southeastern Local School District, Richmond Dale (an “A” rating from ODE)
  • Union-Scioto Local School District, Chillicothe
  • Zane Trace Local School District, Chillicothe (an “A” rating from ODE)

Scioto County

  • Bloom-Vernon Local School District, South Webster (an “A+” rating from ODE)
  • Clay Local School District, Rosemount
  • Green Local School District, Franklin Furnace
  • Hope Haven & JVAC District, Scioto County
  • Minford Local School District, Minford (an “A” rating from ODE)
  • New Boston Local School District, New Boston
  • Northwest Local School District, McDermott
  • Portsmouth City School District, Portsmouth
  • Valley Local School District, Lucasville (an “A” rating from ODE)
  • Washington-Nile Local School District, West Portsmouth
  • Wheelersburg Local School District, Wheelersburg (an “A+” rating from ODE)

 

For job training after high school, the region’s career and technical centers are some of the highest rated in Ohio.

   PikeCountyCareerTechnology Center  Scioto County Career and Technical Center  Buckeye Hills

"We found highly qualified, skilled workers right out of the gate."