• Girls Cross Country Award Winners
  • Boys Cross Country Award Winners
  • Peer 2 Peer Members At Leadership Training At Camp Palmer
  • Peer 2 Peer Members At Leadership Training At Camp Palmer
  • FCA Class Warfare
  • FCA Class Warfare Champions - Congrats Juniors!!!
  • Fall Sports Award Winners With Their Trophies
  • Fall Sports Award Winners With Their Trophies
  • Fall Sports Award Winners With Their Trophies
  • Fall Sports Award Winners With Their Trophies
  • Spookley Play; HS and Elementary Students Learning Together!
  • Spookley Play; HS and Elementary Students Learning Together!
  • Spookley Play; HS and Elementary Students Learning Together!
  • Spirit Day Friday! Mrs. Fredrick’s Class Wins Doughnuts!
  • Spirit Day Friday! Mrs. Fredrick’s Class Wins Doughnuts!
  • Black And Gold 5th And 6th Grade Football Teams Won The GMYLF Championship; Here Are Both Teams With Their Trophy.
  • 7th Grade Art Students Having Fun Creating Paper Mache Greek Vases To Go Along With Their Greek Unit!
  • 7th Grade Art Students Having Fun Creating Paper Mache Greek Vases To Go Along With Their Greek Unit!
  • 7th Grade Art Students Having Fun Creating Paper Mache Greek Vases To Go Along With Their Greek Unit!
  • These Running Club Members Reached The Goal Of 6 Miles For The Week Of October 6th.

Latest News

New Employment Opportunities (Monday, November 11th 2014)

Grade Our Schools!

As a district, we are working very diligently to provide the best possible educational experience for our students.  We need your help!  Please take a few minutes to answer the questions on our survey. We want your honest feedback so that we can continue to improve. This survey is anonymous.  If there are any questions you would rather not answer, that’s ok, just answer the rest and hit submit.  The survey will be open until December 19.  If you already filled out a paper pencil survey there is no need to fill one out online.  Click on the following link to go to the survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GradeOurSchools

Thanks so much for helping us in this important endeavor.

Fairview Relay For Life Garage Sale

Do you have any Fairview clothing that you don’t wear anymore?  Donate it to Team Fairview!  Fairview’s Relay for Life team is hosting a free-will donation “garage sale” of old Fairview clothing at the Athletic Booster’s Craft Fair on December 6th and we need donations.  If you have any old (or not so old) Fairview clothing or other items that you don’t wear/use anymore we would love to have them!  All sizes from children to adult is welcome.  Donations can be dropped off at the high school office between now and December 5th.

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/1w4DZjY

Apache Discount Cards For Sale

The Central Local Music Boosters have Apache Discount Cards for sale for $1 each while supplies last. Cards can be used for discounts at local businesses through 12/31/14. For a sample of the card, click HERE. Cards can be purchased from any music student or at the high school office.

Fricker's Discount Cards

Attachments: Order Form

Middle & High School Student Council members are selling discount cards to Fricker’s in Defiance.  Your $10 donation will be split between Christmas for Kids and our Student Councils.  Cards may be purchased before the remaining home football games, by sending in the order form found in the attachments section above, or by contacting the high school office.  Cards may be used an unlimited amount of times between now and June 1, 2015 for one of three offers at each visit.  Check out the order form for the discounts.

Fairview Athletic Booster Christmas Craft Fair & House Walk (Saturday, December 6th, 2014)

WhenSaturday, December 6th, 2014 (9am-3pm)
Where: Fairview Elementary School
Please see the attachment HERE for the Fairview Athletic Booster Christmas Craft Fair & House Walk. The show will be held on Saturday December 6, 2014 (9am-3pm) at Fairview Elementary School.
  • One of the Greatest displays of Area Crafters & Artists work available for sale
  • Booth spaces available for $25. (Application Attached)
  • House Walk homes to be announced at the end of October
(Please Share with the Fairview Community.)

Warrior Yearbook Senior Parent Ad (Due By: December 12th, 2014)

Straight from the heart and into the yearbook! Our staff is now offering the opportunity to “personalize” the yearbook in a very special way with a Senior Parent Ad. For more information please see the attachment HERE.

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.

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 Cathy Ruffer 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.

FV Schools Fund Mini-Grant Funding Update

Mrs. Katrina Tonneas and Mrs. Lauren Hurtig are recipients of mini-grant funding from the FV Schools Fund for special projects in their classrooms!

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.

FES Breakfast

Mini Maple Waffles, Apple Juice, Orange Slices, Milk
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FES Lunch

Cheese Pizza, Romaine Salad, Broccoli Cuts, Pineapple, Milk Gold
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FHS/FMS Breakfast

Waffle Sticks, Sausage, Fruit, Juice, Milk
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Nachos/Meat/Cheese, Corn, Peaches, Treat, Milk Or Salad Or Cook's Choice
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