The Plain Dealer Top Workplaces 2011
Avon Lake City School District
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Avon Lake, OH
"Avon Lake City School District educates children and young men and women ages 3 to 19. Preparing all students to be productive citizens now and in the future is the overriding objective of Avon Lake City Schools. This objective is achieved through curricular and extra-curricular activities which are aligned pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. There are 3,819 students enrolled at Avon Lake City Schools. High expectations for all students foster learning at levels which prepare students for their next educational challenge or the challenge in the work world.
Avon Lake City School District is an excellent school system that offers quality educational opportunities inside and outside the classroom. An outstanding staff, dedicated students, devoted parents and a supportive community combine to create an educational environment ripe for success. The students at Avon Lake City Schools are beneficiaries of a system steeped in tradition and based on past success."
“I find that the district across the board encourages each and every person in some way or another. I feel that I am given various opportunities to succeed and grow.”
“The principal, Dr. Walker, does an exceptional job of managing the High School. It is an efficient, safe, challenging and enjoyable environment for her staff as well as for her students.”
“I love the kids, I love the subjects I teach and I feel lucky to be in a clean, modern, high tech building. I also love the people I work with.”
“I get to witness first-hand the difference I make in children's lives.”
“I get to help students achieve, often when they have not had any success in school. I get to personally know my students and see them grow academically, socially and emotionally.”