You want a school where your child can grow, learn and succeed. You also want a place that will be a good fit. And sometimes, it’s hard to choose. Toledo is teeming with great schools and great places for your children to learn. With our Education Guide, find out more about the academic institutions around town and determine which one makes your list.
Cardinal Stritch High School
3225 Pickle Rd., Oregon | 419-693-0465 | katerischools.org
Cardinal Stritch High School and St. Kateri Catholic Academy offer students an atmosphere that promotes faith, family, knowledge and strength to form disciples of Jesus Christ. Serving children from preschool school (starting at age three) through 12th grade, Cardinal Stritch High School and St. Kateri Catholic Academy provide a streamlined, Catholic education for students for 15 years. This allows the school to know students, their strengths and opportunities for growth and to tailor an education that fits their learning style.
Children’s Discovery Center
6450 Weatherfield Ct., Suite 3, Maumee | 419-867-8570 | childrensdiscoverycenters.com Children’s Discovery Center is a premier early care and education provider, encouraging learning through discovery and exploration. With six centers throughout the area, Children’s Discovery Center believes a creative environment is essential for young children to learn and grow. Centers follow the unique Reggio Emilia early education philosophy.
Christ the King
4100 Harvest Lane, Toledo | 419-475-0909 | ckschool.org
Christ the King School is a Catholic school for children in preschool through 8th grade. Offering a rich curriculum for students in all grades that includes art, technology and music classes, students at Christ the King are being prepared today to be tomorrow’s leaders. Christ the King offers Spanish in kindergarten through 8th grade and is a Leader in Me school practicing the Seven Habits of Effective People. As a community of brothers and sisters, students proclaim God’s teachings through words and actions, while nurturing spiritual growth and academic excellence.
1615 Timberwolf Dr., Holland | 419-491-7423 | ileadspringmeadows.org
iLead Spring Meadows offers Project-Based Deeper Learning that promotes the development of collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving to prepare children for success in high school and beyond. iLead Spring Meadows creates fun, multi-age K-8 learning environments. iLead is a tuition-free public charter school.
HOPE Learning Academy
4234 Monroe St., Toledo | 419-297-6313 | hopelearningacademy.org
HOPE Learning Academy of Toledo is committed to providing an excellent and accommodating education for children with special needs in grades kindergarten to grade 8. HOPE Learning Academy is a great choice for children who need to learn in a non-traditional classroom setting. Here the research-based curriculum is infused with social growth, sensory integration and art enrichment to cultivate students’ critical thinking, self-reliance and problem solving skills.
Lial Catholic School
5700 Davis Rd., Whitehouse | 419-877-5167 | lialschool.org
Sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame, Lial Catholic School focuses on Gospel values and the formation of the whole child from ages six to 14. Lial is committed to academic excellence and the development of life skills necessary for each child. Lial Catholic School’s campus includes 96 wooded acres, which is the perfect environment to promote interaction among classrooms, open spaces for thought and creativity and reflection of God’s creation. This unique classroom structure is just one part of Lial’s dynamic approach to teaching and learning
Maumee Valley Country Day School
1715 S. Reynolds Rd., Toledo | 419-381-1313 | mvcds.org
Maumee Valley Country Day School is an independent, co-educational school for preschool through grade 12 that challenges, supports and prepares students for success academically and in life. MVCDS encourages and inspires respect for others and develops creativity, collaboration, communication critical thinking and character in every student. More than 500 students attend school on the 75-acre campus. There’s a 9:1 student to teacher ratio and 100% of graduates attend college.
Penta Career Center
9301 Buck Rd., Perrysburg | 419-666-1120 | pentacareercenter.org
Penta Career Center is a high performing career-technical school that provides options and opportunities for all students, with real world learning and partnerships with businesses and industry. Penta serves high school students in grades 10-12. There is also a Penta Adult Education program that serves adults 18 and over. Penta offers 30 programs for students at its campus in Perrysburg Township and through various programs at satellite locations within its 16 member school districts. At Penta, students spend half of the school day in their chosen career-technical lab and the other half in their academic classes.
St. Francis de Sales High School
2323 W. Bancroft St., Toledo | 419-531-1618 | sfstoledo.org
A Catholic college prepatory school for young men, St. Francis de Sales promotes the academic, spiritual, social and physical development of students in the spirit of St. Francis de Sales, who challenges “be who you are and be that well”. St. Francis has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Catholic Schools in the country, with a highly accredited AP program. At St. Francis, students have the opportunity to experience their faith in profound ways through volunteer projects, mission trips and religious retreats.
St. Ursula Academy
4025 Indian Rd., Toledo | 419-531-1683 | toledosua.org
At St. Ursula Academy every hero has a story. Academic Excellence, All-Girls, Faith Formation, Individual Attention, and Leadership are just some of the chapters in SUA’s book. This Catholic college prep school serves grades 6 through 12 and is Toledo’s oldest all-female, fully accredited Catholic school. St. Ursula Academy fosters a learning environment that develops young women of wisdom, service and faith so that each is empowered to embrace the challenges of the world with leadership, courage and compassion.
Toledo Christian School
2303 Brookford Dr., Toledo | 419-389-8700 | toledochristian.com
Toledo Christian School provides students with a safe, nurturing environment where they can excel academically, grow spiritually, and thrive relationally. Students have ample opportunities to play multiple high quality sports while participating in an outstanding fine arts program. Toledo Christian’s mission is to Educate, Disciple, and Prepare students to follow Christ and impact culture. Graduates are well-equipped to confidently step into the next phase of their lives.
Trinity Lutheran School
4560 Glendale Ave., Toledo | 419-385-2301 | trinitylutheran.org
Trinity Lutheran School is a non-public school chartered by the State of Ohio and accredited by the National Lutheran School Accreditation Agency. Founded in 1874, Trinity Lutheran has continued to offer quality Christian education to students from preschool through 8th grade. Computers, arts and music classes are available to all students. Extended care is available.
West Side Montessori
7115 W. Bancroft St., Toledo | 419-866-1931 | montessoritoledo.org
For 40 years, West Side Montessori has been inspiring the development of individual children in a safe and supportive environment that gives them the freedom to explore, create and become independent learners. West Side Montessori nurtures a love of learning and discovery, opening the path to a lifetime of exploration and adventure. One of only five accredited Montessori schools in Ohio, West Side Montessori offers programs for children thirteen months through eighth grade. Each year students build upon their academic successes and life skills.