• Mrs. Hill, Mr. Dominique, and Mrs. Metzner were dressed for the holiday program at the elementary.
  • High school art work on display in the library. We have some very talented students here at FHS!
  • Aspen took first place and Marissa took second place in the Fairview Elementary Spelling Bee. Both students will represent the elementary at the County Spelling Bee on January 26th at 7:00 PM in Ayersville. Good luck girls!!!
  • Mrs. Moore’s dog, Ralph, shared his favorite book with students before break.
  • Fairview Elementary Staff Members performed “Shreck’s 12 Days of Christmas” for the students at the building holiday celebration.
  • High School students from Mrs. Hurtigs class presented a special Christmas play for the elementary. It was a rootn’ tootn’ good time.
  • High School students from Mrs. Hurtigs class presented a special Christmas play for the elementary. It was a rootn’ tootn’ good time.
  • Cathy Ruffer retired this December after 30 years of service to the Central Local Schools.
  • Cathy Ruffer retired this December after 30 years of service to the Central Local Schools. She is pictured here with her current superintendent, Mrs. Vicki Brunn(middle left), and two past superintendents, Mr. Dave Bagley(right) and Mr. Doug Johnson(left), now Mayor of Bryan, Ohio. Cathy will be greatly missed by all!
  • Andy Singer receives a certificate for his 200th win in 12 seasons form the OHSBCA!
  • Fairview Middle School Spelling bee winners
  • Here is the photo of Gavin signing his letter of intent to wrestle for Cumberland University
  • A beautiful picture of our stadium on a winter morning, taken by Madison, one of our seventh graders.

Latest News

New Employment Opportunities (1.20.2015)

8th Grade Parent Meeting (Tuesday, January 27th)

When: Tuesday, January 27th
Where: Middle School Cafeteria
AttachmentsMore Information

There will be a scheduling meeting for 8th graders and their parents on January 27th beginning at 7:30pm in the cafeteria.  Information about scheduling for classes next year and  graduation requirements will be discussed. Please see the attachment listed above for more information.


Fairview High School Alumni Survey (Survey Closes: Feb 1st 2015)

Fairview High School would like feedback from recent alumni. Please click on the link HERE to take a brief survey about your high school experience. Your responses will help us better plan educational opportunities for current and future students.


Basketball Pre-Game Meals (January - February 2015)

Attachments: Pre-Game Meals Flyer

Please see the attachment above for pre-game meals for the basketball season.


Bob Alvarez Run For Your Health Prediction Run (Saturday, March 28th 2015)

When: Saturday, March 28th 2015 5k at 9:00AM, Fun Run at 8:30AM
Where: Fairview Elementary
Attachments: More InformationT-Shirt Order Form

The Bob Alvarez Run For Your Health Prediction 5K Run/Walk & One Mile Ticker Trot will be held on Saturday, March 28th at Fairview Elementary.  The 5K will be at 9:00AM and the Fun Run will be at 8:30AM.  The profits benefit the Fairview Elementary Running Club and the D.A.R.E. program.  Last year we had a profit of $1,060 and we would like to exceed that this year.  For a $20.00 sponsorship, you can get your name, family name, business name, “in memory of” or any similar things on the back of all the race shirts.  You may also purchase a shirt.  The checks would be made out to Central Local Schools.  Thank you very much for your consideration.  Any sponsorships are greatly appreciated.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.


You Can Order Yearbooks Now! (Due Date: Monday, March 30th 2015)

Please use the following link HERE to order your yearbook online. Order forms are also available in the office and Ms Frederick’s room. Orders need to be turned in no later than March 30, 2015.

Fairview High School Student Council Amazon Fund Raiser

We are excited to announce a new fund raiser for Fairview High School!  There are no products to sell, volunteers to organize, or money to collect.  This fundraiser is an internet based program with Amazon.com.  We will make 5-7% commission on purchases people make when shopping on Amazon’s website when they use the special link created for us.  There is no additional cost to shopping on Amazon through our special link and using this link when shopping Amazon is all that is required to earn the commission.  Please share this information with your family and friends and visit our website (or bookmark the link) when you shop at Amazon!

Here is our Amazon fundraiser link: http://amzn.to/1DI0Kwm


Instant Alert System

We have made some recent changes to our Instant Alert System because of reports that some people were not receiving alerts. We think the issue has been corrected. If you have had problems receiving an alert, please add an additional contact, such as your cell phone or email. Also, please stay on the line after you have answered as sometimes it takes a few extra seconds to come on. If the issue continues, please contact Kristi Schooley at 419-658-2808 Opt. 1 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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.

Central Local Schools Won An Innovative Straight A Grant

Central Local Schools in a consortium effort with 15 districts in Fulton, Defiance, Henry, Paulding, and Williams County won an innovative Straight A Grant in the amount of $3,402,120. This grant funding will be used to expand virtual and blending learning opportunities for students within the consortium districts.


How to Purchase a Friend of Family Ad in the Sports Program

Please see the attachment HERE for information on how to purchase a friend of family ad in the sports program.


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