graphicStow-Munroe Falls City Schools offer educational learning for students in grades PreK-12. The district consists of six K-4 elementary schools; one intermediate school (Grades 5 & 6); a middle school (Grades 7 & 8); and a high school that serves around 1,900 students.

Special services are available to children with disabilities. Students in Grades 4-8 identified as having superior cognitive gifts are served through a resource room program.

Seventy-six percent of graduating seniors pursue higher education. Students score consistently above the state and national averages on the SAT and ACT college entrance exams.


Components of the elementary curriculum are: language arts (reading, writing, listening and speaking), math, science, health, social studies, art, music and physical education. Each building has computers to support basic instruction as well as provide for the locally-developed computer curriculum.graphic


Fifth- and sixth-graders are divided into a variety of instructional delivery models. Students are placed in one of these learning environments: teams of two teachers, math/language quads, team-teaching pairs, or self-contained units, with the following subjects: math, health, science, social studies, and language arts (reading, writing, listening and speaking). There are periods for art, music, and physical education.


Kimpton is organized into teaching teams with flexible scheduling. Each team is comprised of four teachers for four subject areas (language arts, math, social studies and lab science). Students also receive instruction in family and consumer sciences, technology education, art, health, music and physical education.



Stow-Munroe Falls High School has a 1,900-student body and 130-person teaching staff. There are more than 250 academic course offerings. Students also have a variety of vocational options at SMFHS. There are also more than 19 career programs offered by the Six District Educational Compact. Also available to students are the Manufacturing & Pre-Engineering Academy, the Academy of Theater Arts and Performance and a Career Mentorship/Internship program.

SMFHS is a member of the Western Reserve Conference and supports 20 athletic teams. The campus includes a 4,000-seat stadium and track, field house, two soccer fields, two football practice fields, four baseball diamonds and six tennis courts.


Building Character Together...

Home, School and Community

The Stow-Munroe Falls schools, citizens, service organizations, businesses and government have been very supportive of the character education program - CHARACTER COUNTS!graphic

The purpose of the coalition is to fortify the lives of America’s young people with consensus ethical values called the "Six Pillars of Character." These values, which transcend divisions of race, creed, politics, gender and wealth, are: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship.

Private Education Opportunities

As a resident of Stow or Munroe Falls, you will be fortunate enough to not only have access to exceptional public schools, but also to many private preschool, elementary and secondary schools. There are over 40 non-public schools in Summit County. Stow is home to two outstanding private schools: Cornerstone Community School and Holy Family School. Nearby are Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (CVCA) and Walsh Jesuit High School.

Pursuing Educational Excellence

Students of our communities enjoy quick and easy access to several institutions of higher learning, allowing them to experience all that colleges and universities have to offer, while still remaining close to their homes.graphic

Kent State University ( is the third largest public university in the state of Ohio, and is a respected research and teaching university. Less than 10 miles away from Stow and Munroe Falls is the University of Akron (, one of the 50 largest universities in the country. It is known internationally for its computer and polymer programs.

In a 60-mile radius, the prospective university student will also find Youngstown State, Cleveland State, and Case Western Reserve.

If smaller, more intimate settings are preferred, Malone College ( and Walsh University ( are two liberal arts colleges within a 30-minute commute.



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