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Northeast Ohio’s colleges and universities comprise the second-largest concentration of educational resources in the nation. Many of the universities and technical schools in Northeast Ohio are leading institutions in industrial technology and research, including the areas of polymer science, biomedical engineering and flat panel display technology.
Medina County University Center
Medina is in close proximity to 29 colleges and universities, has a public school system ranked Independent by the State of Ohio, an award-winning Medina County Career Center, and the University of Akron's Medina County University Center. The city is geared up to prepare the workforce of today to meet the demands of today's global markets.
The Medina City School District is a visionary organization whose mission is to:
Help students reach their maximum potential
Instill enthusiasm for learning
Engage in partnerships with involved families and community
About two-thirds of the district's students will be transported by school bus to one of the eleven buildings.
- High School (9-12): Medina High School is a comprehensive 4-year high school, accredited by the North Central Association. The school offers approximately 200 courses in college preparatory and technical arts.
- Middle Schools (6-8): The two middle schools are designed on the "school-within-a-school" concept with teams of about 125 students being grouped with teams of about five teachers.
- Elementary Schools (K-5): The district's seven elementary schools each have their own personalities, but all teach the same curriculum and have the same programs and resources available to them.
Medina County Career Center
The Medina County Career Center serves high school juniors and seniors from six school districts in Medina County, including Medina City Schools with course offerings in 25 career-technical programs. Students earn college credits and industry certifications to gain a competitive advantage. MCCC provides a rigorous academic core coupled with college credit plus academics to complement the career-technical programs. Over 90% of the students pursue higher education immediately after high school.
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School (K-8):