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Private Schools Central Christian School Contact Information — 3970 Kidron Rd., Kidron, (330) 8577311, 2014-15 Enrollment — Over 330 in grades Preschool-12 Head Administrator — Eugene Miller More Information — Central Christian School exists to nurture and develop generations of Kingdom leaders. Since 1961, Central has partnered with Christian families and congregations who want a strong academic education, fully integrated with Biblical truth. Experienced teachers, licensed by the State of Ohio, teach with compassion through integrating academic and Biblical knowledge in and out of the classroom. Intimate class sizes, allow for hands-on experiential learning. Central’s 60-acre campus houses classrooms for preschool through grade 12, a Performing Arts Center, two gymnasiums and a cafeteria. There are also athletic fields for soccer, baseball, softball and tennis. Well-respected math and science departments, athletics, music and drama programs and an abundance of student clubs provide outstanding opportunities for each child. Central Christian School is owned by Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA, and represents more than 60 congregations on campus, as well as several international

students from China, Korea, Central America, South America and Europe. The daily character and leadership development program, Heart of Central, aims for faculty to build deeper relationships with their group of students, to mentor them in preparation for a life of discipleship for Christ.

Kingsway Christian School Contact Information — 11138 Old Lincoln Way E., Orrville, (330) 683-0012, 2015-16 Enrollment — 150 students in grades K-12. Principal/Administrator — Keith Fuller More Information — Kingsway Christian School is located on a 21-acre campus just south of Orrville and west of Riceland. The school was established in 1992 and is a state-chartered kindergarten-through-twelfth-grade, non-denominational, parent-sponsored academic institution with more than 50 different churches represented. The faculty members are statelicensed teachers who desire to assist parents in the education of their children with a Christ-centered environment and a Biblically based curriculum developed to prepare students for college, technical school or immediate employment following graduation. A variety of electives, extracurricular activities, sports and mission trips enhance campus life. At Kingsway, every child is encouraged to reach their Godgiven potential.

Childcare & Preschools Christ Church Preschool – 301 N. Main St., 330-683-0735, fax 330-683-5243,; Teri Thomas, director; preschool and pre-K; open school year only. High Street Head Start – High Street Center, 704 W. High St., for information call 330-683-4010; child care, preschool and pre-K; open part day/part year.

Childcare Resources For a list of certified in-home childcare providers, contact the Wayne County Department of Job & Family Services, 356 W. North St., PO Box 76, 330-287-5800. To find additional child care in a specific area, email childcare@odifs.state.oh or search their website,

Martin’s Day Care Center – 14027 Church Rd., (in Martin’s Mennonite Church), 330-683-7366; Kathy Shimanek, administrator; child care, infants through pre-K; open all year. Orrville YMCA – Orrville YMCA, 1801 Smucker Road, 330683-2153; Program includes Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, and Schoolage; accept ages 6 weeks to 13 years old; open year round and only close for major holidays; childcare program runs from 6:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

• New Menu • Full Bar • • 9 Big Screen HDTV’s • • Golf Course View • • Outside Dining Area •

Trinity Christian Preschool and Child Care Center – 1556 Rex Dr., 330-682-1383, fax 330-682-2470,, www.; Wendy Thompson, director; child care available for children ages 3-5, before and after preschool; we follow the Orrville City Schools calendar.


Orrville Today: The 2015 Community Guide  

A guide to services and life in Orrville, Ohio, published by Spectrum Publications, a division of The Daily Record.

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