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Quality Profile

Centerville City Schools embraces a tradition of excellence that dates back to the early 1800s when formal schooling took place in a one-room log cabin.

The Centerville-Washington Township community has a long history of demanding quality public schools, with an emphasis on the importance of student accomplishments in academics, athletics and fine arts, stressing the value of a well-rounded education.

The district has developed a Quality Profile that provides a more detailed look at what our community, staff and students value most in our schools. While state report cards tell part of the story, there are many other important components that make up a comprehensive, high quality educational experience for students in Centerville City Schools.

Quality Profile Highlights

Screenshot of Centerville's 2021-22 Ohio School Report Card

Centerville Schools met or exceeded state expectations for all five components of the 2021-22 Ohio School Report Cards -- Achievement, Progress, Gap Closing, Graduation and Early Literacy.

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Centerville High School’s 4-year graduation rate of 96.5% for the Class of 2021 was higher than similar districts in Ohio as well as the state average.

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Nearly half of Ohio’s State Tests taken by our students resulted in Accomplished, Advanced or Advanced Plus scores.

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World language classes in French, German and Spanish are offered beginning in sixth grade, and 3,026 middle and high school students enrolled in those classes.

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Centerville Schools were rated A+ by Niche.com lifestyle website, which connects people to their future schools, neighborhoods and workplaces.

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Centerville High School continued to offer a rigorous curriculum to prepare students for college and careers. U.S. News and World Report ranked CHS in the top 9% of public high schools in Ohio and the top 11% in the nation.

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Centerville Schools were honored for the third time with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for outstanding commitment to music education.

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The Home Builders Association of Dayton recognized the School of Possibilities with the Community Partner Award for promoting workforce development and career opportunities available through skilled trades and residential construction.

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8,134 students in grades PreK-12 enrolled in Centerville Schools, a 3% increase over the previous school year.

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Since 2020, 11 Centerville Schools have been recognized as Purple Star Schools for demonstrating a commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military.

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16 college students from underrepresented racial and ethnic populations who are working toward teaching degrees were matched with mentors from Centerville Schools.

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More than 80 clubs were offered at Centerville High School, helping students build connections based on their academic and social interests.

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68,431 copies of Accent on Your Schools newsletters were mailed, 330,069 users visited the district website, and 14,751 individuals followed Centerville Schools on Facebook and Instagram.

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341 website users responded to a survey in early 2022 to provide feedback for future website improvements.

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The Family Engagement Task Force partnered with ThinkTank to conduct four focus groups with parents/ guardians. This input will be used to create a framework to help staff improve engagement with families.

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Nearly 1,400 families provided feedback about district and school communications. Information collected about communication preferences and the overall quality of school messages will help us strengthen partnerships with families.

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1,190,364 free meals were provided to students during the 2021-22 school year.

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239 parents and community members served as Academic Volunteers, logging 5,029 service hours.

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We were one of a select few Ohio school districts to qualify for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for excellent record keeping.

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In May, the Centerville-Washington Township community passed a renewal levy that will continue to generate $9.55 million each year for district operating expenses.