The mission of the Avon Lake City Schools, a district committed to personalized educational excellence, is to challenge all students and develop their individual goals through community partnerships, resources and technologies which will produce responsible and compassionate citizens.
The mission of the Avon Lake City Schools, a district committed to personalized educational excellence, is to challenge all students and develop their individual goals through community partnerships, resources, and technologies which will produce responsible and compassionate citizens. We believe that all children have the desire and capacity to learn, each in a unique, individualized and sometimes special manner. We also believe that learning is best in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment marked by expectations, challenge, mutual respect and trust, risk-taking, connection to the real world, and personal responsibility.
Avon Lake City Schools serve approximately 3,800 students in grades K-12 with 250 teachers. We also offer our LEAPS (Learning Early and Parenting Skills) program that provides instruction to preschool students with special needs. We also incorporate preschool children who demonstrate age-appropriate overall development into our LEAPS program. Avon Lake City Schools consist of seven buildings:
For information on registering students with the Avon Lake City Schools, please contact Ms. Laura Wismer at 440 933-0984.
The ultimate goal of the Avon Lake City Schools is increased achievement for all students through district efforts and initiatives. As a result of student performance for the 2011-2012 school year, the Avon Lake City Schools earned a performance accountability rating of "Excellent" on the state of Ohio District Report Card. (Complete results of our district and building report cards can be found by clicking on the Ohio Department of Education School Year Reports Cards link located at the top of this page.)
Avon Lake City Schools offer a variety of activities and events that meet the needs and interests of the citizens of Avon Lake. These include:
Weight Room/Auxiliary Gym - The Weight Room and Auxiliary Gym Walking Track facilities at Avon Lake High School are open to adult residents of Avon Lake. For complete information on the days of the week/hours open to the public, please click here to view the Weight Room Rules and Regulations. The Auxiliary Gym Walking Track will only be available to walkers in the morning (5:30 - 7:00 a.m.) on the days that the Weight Room is open for use to the public. When school is not in session or on the evenings of home football and home basketball games, the Weight Room and Auxiliary Gym will not be open. Please contact our Business Office at 440 933-5163 if you have additional questions.
The City of Avon Lake is located on the shores of Lake Erie in Lorain County, 18 miles west of Cleveland. Avon Lake is home to approximately 20,000 residents who have access to many recreational activities including 20 miles of bike trails, community and neighborhood parks, public beaches and a boat launch to Lake Erie. Because of its location, residents have convenient access to museums, including the Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum; Indians, Browns and Cavaliers sporting events; Cleveland Metroparks Zoo; the Cuyahoga Valley National Park; University Circle, including the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra; and Cedar Point Amusement Park.