Superintendent of Schools

The 2017-18 school year was a year of many accomplishments for Kirtland Local Schools. Community and school organization partners were generous with numerous donations.

Student accomplishments were plentiful as well. Our high school ranked at the silver level nationally by U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools 2018 issue. Also at KHS, 12 students were named AP Scholars. KHS also was named a Cleveland Clinic Banner School for its success in leveraging community resources to advance student learning. At the middle school, students earned an honorable mention at the state National History Day competition. At the elementary school, students, staff and community read “The World According to Humphrey” for the One School, One Book initiative.

This past year, an incredible group of staff, students, parents and community members developed a strategic plan for the district that includes beliefs, mission and vision statements, and action plans and goals. This cascading system of strategic goals and action plans engages everyone from the classroom to the board room and will be the driving force of the district with all other plans, resources, programs and initiatives. Highlights can be found on page 4 of this Quality Profile. This is the third year that we have released a Quality Profile. Awards and accolades, academics, arts/music, student leadership and activities, fiscal stewardship, and parent and community involvement are highlighted to demonstrate the value of a Kirtland Local Schools’ education. Our district supports high educational standards that provide learning opportunities that go beyond state testing to develop wellrounded learners who are challenged to think critically, problem solve and communicate effectively. While we feel the data from the state local report card is informative, we also believe it is only one part of the puzzle in evaluating and improving our schools. We will continue to find new ways to be innovative and work with staff and community to build on our tradition of excellence.

We encourage the community to follow #HornetPride on social media. Thank you for your continued support of Kirtland Local Schools. As always, I welcome any thoughts and comments that you have. Please call me at 440/256-3311, email me at or follow me on twitter at @KirtlandSuper.

Bill Wade

Summer 2018 Kirtland Connection Newsletter

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2017-18 State Report Card

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2017-18 Kirtland Local Schools Quality Profile

We are very excited to share our Quality Profile as a companion piece to our State report card and as a part of our overall communication plan. Click here for more...

Mr. Bill Wade

Superintendent of Schools 
Kirtland Local Schools
9252 Chillicothe Rd.
Kirtland, OH 44094
Voice: 440-256-3311 ext. 1001
Fax: 440-256-3831
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