• FMS student's surprise Mrs. Geis for her 50th birthday!
  • Celebrating Mrs. Geis' 50th birthday!
  • High School Chorus presents the musical Singin’ in the Rain
  • High School Chorus presents the musical Singin’ in the Rain
  • High School Chorus presents the musical Singin’ in the Rain
  • High School Chorus presents the musical Singin’ in the Rain
  • High School Chorus presents the musical Singin’ in the Rain
  • Lady Apaches Softball Team after big 8-0 league win over Hicksville!
  • Varsity baseball team with a summer peewee team.
  • 1st inaugural AP Tools Student Internship winners. Mrs. Brunn, Superintendent and Mr. Nighswander (Owner AP Tools) congratulating the Students!
  • Fairview Band in Washington DC.
  • Fairview Band in Washington DC.
  • Gabriel, Anthony and Mia help fill our “Egg-static” eggs.
  • Mrs. Vance’s class enjoying time “under the sea” during Right to Read Week
  • Kylie receives a Gold rating on her FCCLA Fashion Construction Project and advances on to State.
  • Kylie signs a letter of intent to go to Sienna Heights College on a cheerleading scholarship!
  • Mrs. Moore and Ralph are reading to students for Right to Read Week.
  • Karli practices reading children’s books during parenting class.
  • Mrs. Holtsberry from the Sherwood Library talks to parenting students about how to read to young children!

Latest News

New Employment Opportunities (4.9.2015)

Tigers vs Indians Class of 2018 Fundraiser (Order Tickets By: May 1st 2015)

When: Saturday, June 13th 2015
Where: Comerica Park
Help support the Class of 2018 by enjoying a day at the ball park. The deadline to purchase tickets for the Tigers vs Indians Class of 2018 fundraiser is May 1st 2015. Please see the attached flyer with all of the details, and forward this onto family and friends as well. If you have any questions, then please contact Tracy Zeedyk at (419) 658-2378. The Class of 2018 thanks you for your support. 

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


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.

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.


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