Avon Lake School District 175 Avon Belden Rd, Avon Lake, OH44012 These are the district offices for the administration of the Avon Lake School District, including Superintendent Robert…More D. Scott and Treasurer Denise J. Holcomb. The district's board of education meetings are held in the media center. Current board of Education members are Ron Jantz, Charles M. Froelich, Pamela Ohradzansky, Dale Cracas and Greg Palmer. Schools serviced by this district are Avon Lake High School, Troy Intermediate School, Learwood Middle School, Westview Elementary, Eastview Elementary, Erieview Elementary, Redwood Elementary, The St. Joseph School, Lorain County JVS and LEAPS. Interested parties are encouraged to visit the Avon Lake School District's website for a calendar of upcoming events and a directory of staff and board members.
Avon Lake High School is part of the award-winning school system that serves the city.
The school, which sits…More on an impressive campus with access from both Avon Belden Road and Electric Boulevard, earned U.S. News and World Report's Silver Award for the years 2006-2009 and in Newsweek's Top 1,500 U.S. High Schools in 2009 and 2010. The school consistently is rated "excellent" by the Ohio Board of Education.
Avon Lake High School boasts success in the academic, athletic, service and music arenas. Approximately 90 percent of graduating seniors move on to two- or four-year colleges.
AP classes are offered in math, science, English, social studies, French, Spanish, music theory and studio art.
The high school enjoys one of the best music programs in the country, which includes their award-winning Chorale, Symphonic Band, Marching Shoremen, and a renowned 16-member a cappella ensemble called the Merples.
The high school maintains a strong athletic program. The football team has won more than 20 conference championships. The 1994 girls basketball team, 1986 and 1988 girls cross country teams and the 2003 football team have won Ohio state championships. Students are regularly recruited to Div. I and Div. III college athletic programs.
In the early to mid-2000s, the high school underwent a major expansion, including the addition of a state-of-the-art performing arts center that regularly hosts community events, including Cleveland Pops concerts. In 2010, Memorial Stadium received major upgrades including additional seating, new turf, restrooms, locker rooms and track.
Dr. Joanie Walker is the school principal. Jim Beatty and T. J. Ebert serve as assistant principals.
Eastview Elementary School 230 Lear Rd, Avon Lake, OH44012 Eastview Elementary School is one of four elementary schools in Avon Lake welcoming students from kindergarten through…More fourth grade. Graduates move to Troy Intermediate School and then to Learwood Middle School before attending Avon Lake High School. The school puts an emphasis on academics and community service and in 2010 was ranked No. 13 of all schools in Ohio by the State Board of Education's Performance Index. The school maintains an active PTA that meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 9:15am in the school cafeteria. Principal Mike Matthews believes civic mindedness is an important part of its informal curriculum. Students support the USO drive and recently sent over 50 care packages to Afghanistan. Students also spend a weekend each year cleaning up the ALPS playground. The school was one of several that had major renovations and expansions in 2010. Its mascot is Pepper Penguin.