Choosing the right school is key to a successful education and future endeavors. Check out these local schools to determine if one might be the perfect fit for your child.

Daycroft Montessori

1095 N Zeeb Rd. Ann Arbor, MI
734-662-3335 |

Open House: Oakbrook Campus (Pre-K) – Nov.7th Zeeb Campus (K-8) – Nov.9th

Daycroft Montessori uniquely combines traditional Montessori approaches to teaching along with progressive teaching methods. Daycroft offers a low student-to-teacher ratio which allows for personalized learning. With the philosophy that children learn at their own pace, the school provides a learning environment that addresses students’ varied learning styles and allow children to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways. After-school enrichment programs are also offered and vary based on semester. These organizations include language lessons, art classes, music lessons, sports, and chess.

St. Ursula Academy

4025 Indian Rd., Toledo
419-475-9359 |

Open House:
November 12 12-3pm

St. Ursula Academy is a Catholic, college preparatory school for girls from grades 6-12. The academy helps develop girls into smart, strong, and spirited young women. SUA offers rigorous college-prep academics such as a variety of AP and Honors Courses. The young women at SUA not only become strong academics, but they also are national and state champions for many athletic teams, take part in nationally recognized fine arts programs, and are members of a nationally recognized STEM team. With over 40 clubs, students have many opportunities to take on leadership roles and develop new interests.

Ottawa Hills

3600 Indian Rd, Ottawa Hills
419-536-6371 |

Open House: We invite you to learn more about our tuition enrollment option. Please call to schedule a school tour or student shadow day.

Ottawa Hills Local Schools offers maximum learning for every student from kindergarten through grade 12. With a tradition of excellence, Ottawa Hills provides a challenging curriculum for students and involves parents as partners in the education of their children. Ottawa Hills inspires each student to realize his or her unique potential and embrace learning as a lifelong process. With a variety of extracurricular activities including arts and athletics, Ottawa Hills Local Schools set students up for lifelong success.

Maumee Valley Country Day School

1715 S. Reynolds Rd. Toledo
419-381-1313 |

Open House: 1-3pm. Sunday, November 12.

Maumee Valley Country Day School is the only Preschool (30 months) – 12th grade accredited, co-educational, independent school in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. Maumee Valley’s rich tradition of excellence in education, as measured by the strongest test scores in the region, remains at the core of their program. Students learn in an environment where each is challenged to think creatively and work collaboratively to find answers to relevant, real-world problems. Along with academics, arts, and athletics, Maumee Valley provides students with the opportunity to develop their personal narratives.

West Side Montessori School

7115 W. Bancroft St. Toledo

Open House: November 7

West Side Montessori inspires children of all ages to discover their full potential and focuses on creating independent and self-motivated graduates. Unique to West Side Montessori is the world language curriculum. World languages are introduced to students at 3 years old, and that leads to an immersion program in upper grades. Additionally, West Side Montessori creates lessons that are geared towards each student’s learning style. Children work at their own pace and choose work based on their own interests and abilities.

Owens Community College

PO Box 10000 Toledo
567-661-7149 |

Open House: Natural Sciences and Transportation Preview Day on November 8.
Nursing and Health Professionals Preview Day on November 14. Fine and Performing Arts Preview on November 17

Since its establishment in 1965, Owens Community College has been providing educational opportunities and training for residents of Northwest Ohio. With over 100 academic programs and certificates, Owens offers something for everyone. Students can prepare for a career, retrain for a new career, and obtain credits to transfer to a four-year college even while still in high school. The average class size is only 14 students which allows students to receive more personal attention needed to help them succeed. Along with great educational opportunities, Owens provides student activities, clubs and organizations, athletics, and volunteer activities. Please RSVP online ( you’d like to attend a preview session.

ILead Schools

Follow the Eyes PO Box 348
Perrysburg, OH. | 419-508-9229

Open House: Call to schedule your tour.

ILead serves students from Kindergarten up through 12th grade, and helps prepare to become critical thinkers and leaders. The name ILead stands for International, Leadership, Entrepreneurial Development, Arts, and Design Thinking. Students not only learn to become leaders, but they also become open-minded world citizens, team players, artists, and project-based learners. The goal of ILead is not only to develop strong learners, but also to develop learners who will go on to change the world.

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