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Fairview Youth Football Camp (July 26 - 28th)

Fairview youth football camp will be held from July 26 - 28th from 9am - 11am for all incoming 3rd - 6th graders. You can sign up using the form here.

Athletic Booster's Golf Outing (Sunday, September 11th)

All you golfers/hackers are invited to join us at the Athletic Booster’s Golf Outing.  This year’s outing will once again be on the links at Stryker’s Riverside Greens on September 11.  Go to the Booster’s tab behind Athletics and grab a registration form.  It is a first come first serve set up and we have been full the last few years.

High School 1 to 1 Chromebook Program (Starts 2016-2017)

We are excited to announce that we are starting a 1 to 1 Chromebook program here at Central Local School District for grades 9-12 at the start of the 2016-2017 school year. We will have a parent information meeting about our chromebook 1 to 1 on August 16th from 5-7pm in the high school library. In this meeting we will be going over this slideshow presentation that goes over how the program works, and we will also be available to answer any questions that you may have. Also, if you would like to ask a question now without waiting, then you can use this web form to submit a question directly to the Director of Technology. We look forward to implementing this new technology that will enrich our student experience here at Central Local School District. For more information, please see the list of frequently asked questions page on the "1 to 1 Chromebook Program" page under the FHS dropdown.

Yearbook Sales

Yearbooks are now available to be purchased via the online store. If you have any questions, then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Visit the online store here
First, search our school, Fairview.
Second, select Sherwood
Then, follow instructions based upon your selection


Movie: Somewhere Around Eternity

This film was produced as an educational aid and is free to all educators who want to show students the harmful side effects of sexting. The film "Somewhere Around Eternity" was created by Fairview English teacher Eric Drummelsmith and stars Fairview High School students, staff members, and parents. It was filmed at Fairview High School and at several places in Sherwood, Ohio and other surrounding area locations in Northwest Ohio.


Submit Photos for 2015-2016 Yearbook

You can now submit photos for consideration into the 2015-2016 yearbook. To do so please visit our Community Upload Site. Please send the names of the student's pictured in your uploads, thank you!


MealsPlus Online Payment Center Now Available

Dealing with your children’s school money just got a lot easier! You can now go online and add money to their accounts for meals and even see what they are buying in the cafeteria.
For more information please see the Online Payments page on our website under Parents > Online Payments for Lunch/Breakfast. Or click the link HERE.

Fairview Schools Fund

The Fairview Schools Fund was established in 2013 by community members. The purpose of the Fund is to further enhance the quality of education of the Central Local Schools. Please click on the following link HERE to learn more about how you can contribute to this fund.

2013-2014 District Report Card Information

  • Indicators Met: Achieved 24 out of 24 indicators = A Rating
  • Performance Index: 104.8 out of 120 = B Rating
  • Gap Closing: = B Rating (subgroup performance compared to all) 
  • Overall Progress: = A Rating (value added) 
  • Four Year Graduation Rate: 97.8% = A Rating
  • Highest in Defiance County in Progress, in the areas of Gifted Students and in the area of Lowest 20% Students.
  • Tied for Highest in Defiance County in Overall Progress and in the area of Students with Disabilities
  • Tied for Highest in Defiance County in Gap Closing


Mission Statement

Central Local Schools, in partnership with the community, will provide an appropriate environment for each student to realize his/her fullest potential as a life-long learner in a global society.


To Build on our tradition of Excellence together, through Exceptional Academic Opportunities, Staff, and Facilities.

Governing Belief Statements

  • Students are our focus.
  • The Board and Administration will work as a team with honesty and integrity.
  • We will employ a staff that is both dedicated and an inspiration to our students.
  • High expectations are prerequisite to high achievement.
  • Success of our district as a whole is the ultimate reflection of the community in which we serve.
  • The expectation is that we are a customer relations organization and responsive to all our stakeholders.
  • We will operate efficiently and effectively to remain accountable to our taxpayers.
  • Even as a successful organization we believe there is always room for improvement.
  • The Board of Education will establish and continually monitor goals and strategies.


The Central Local School District has three schools, Fairview High School, Fairview Middle School, and Fairview Elementary School. The district is located in Defiance County in NW Ohio, 8 miles south of Bryan and about 12 miles west of Defiance.

Contact Us

Superintendent: (419) 658-2808
High School: (419) 658-2378
Middle School: (419) 658-2331
Elementary School: (419) 658-2511