District Profile

District Profile

District Profile

The Vinton County Local School District was formed some 51 years ago with the merging of Allensville, Hamden, McArthur, Wilton and Zaleski School Districts. Vinton County Local School District encompasses 12 townships which makes up 614 square miles.


The VCLSD buildings are located amongst the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio and is a rural community housing the VCHS opened in 2000, VCMS opened in 2007, both Central and South Elementaries opened in 2007 and West Elementary opened in 2008.


Our mission is to prepare ALL students for the 21st Century and beyond.   Our Vision is that our staff :

             ·  will unite to achieve a common purpose and establish clear goals for every student.

·  will work together in collaborative teams.

·  will research and implement strategies for improving student achievement on a continuing basis.

·  will monitor each student's progress.

·  will demonstrate a personal commitment to the academic success and well-being of ALL students.


Our Goals                 

Goal 1:  Students
Every student will achieve academic excellence in an inspiring, engaging
and suppor,itive environment
Goal 2:  Staff
Every staff member will be engaged, supported and successful.
Goal 3:  Families and the Community
Families and
community members
are engaged and 
supported as
partners in

Our Staff

100% of Faculty Hold Bachelor’s Degree

73.6% Hold a Master’s Degree

12 Aides in Title 1 Buildings Hold Associate’s Degrees

95.2% Staff Attendance Rate

13 Average Years of Experience

28 Buses Roll Every Day Over 565,380 Miles Per Year

Elementary Preschools Hold a “Five Star Rating” (the highest rating awarded by ODE)



Student Enrollment:  2,045

Mobility Rate: 12.1

Students with Disabilities:  16.8%

Economically Disadvantaged 83.7%

41.5% of Graduating Seniors Entered College Within Two Years ( Class of 2014-2015)


Our 2017 Report Card – “Where We Are Now”

Improvement Shown on 52% of Academic Indicators

Performance Index Improved from 76.4% in 2015-2016 to 81.9% in 2016-2017

K-3 Literacy Initiative Improved from D to B

Annual Measurable Goal increased from 27.8% in 2015-2016 to 51.4% in 2016-2017

Gifted Performance Index increased from 107.7% in 2016-2017 to 109.5% in 2016-2017

Advanced Plus – 5 students in 2016-2017

93.4% of Third Graders Met the Third Grade Reading Guarantee Threshold

District Progress:  Incomplete Data


2017-2018 – “Where We Want To Be”

Each school in the District will put together an improvement plan for 2017-2018 SY.

We will remain resilient until every child/staff member is successful.

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