About Us

8 Buildings

7 Elementary Buildings and 1 High School/Middle School

1,557 Students

5 Year Average Enrollment (2018-2023)

4 Star Rating ODE - Exceeds State Standards

2022-23 School Year *Passed 15 of 20 ODE Tested Subject Areas

132 Teachers

More than 65% of teachers have advanced degrees and have 10+ Years of Experience.

17 Regular Bus Routes

Our busses travel over 1,500 miles each day

96% Graduation Rate

2022-23 ODE District Report Card

Arts and Athletics Excellence

21 Superior State Choir Ratings and 14 State Championships

Over $85,000 in Scholarships

Total Annual Avg. College Academic Scholarships from Hiland Academic Booster Club and Holmes County Education Foundation (5 Year Avg.)


Bus Driver

They are the first people to see our students each & every day, and also the last. They develop relationships with our students & their parents. They don't hesitate to let you know if they are concerned about a student if they appear down or upset about something.

- Bus Drivers

Flat Ridge

A big thank you goes out to our Custodians, Jonas Yoder at Wise and Marvin & Erma Hershberger at Flat Ridge, for all their hard work in keeping our buildings clean throughout the year.

- Valley Custodians

Chris Dages

Mr. Dages is easy going, easy to talk to and willing to help out wherever needed. His great organizational skills keep the Library running smoothly at all times.

- Chris Dages, Library/Technology

Zach Gingerich

If you come to Chestnut Ridge School you will see a clean & inviting atmosphere that Mr. Gingerich provides for our students & staff. He has such a kind personality that provides a good role model for everyone at Chestnut Ridge.

- Zach Gingerich, Head Custodian

Megan Weaver

Mrs. Weaver creates an engaging & dynamic learning environment where her young students thrive. Her love for physical fitness shines through in her creative lessons, integrating movement & activity to keep her students motivated & energized throughout the day.

- Megan Weaver, 1st Grade