About Talawanda School District
Achieving Excellence Together
Challenging all students to achieve their fullest potential
The Talawanda School District is located in southwest Ohio. The district encompasses 144 square miles, a mostly rural area surrounding the city of Oxford. Miami University is located within the district. The total population is nearly 30,000, and we serve just over 3000 students in the Talawanda school district. Cincinnati is located 30 miles south of our community and Dayton is located approximately 45 miles north of our community.
Talawanda High School
Talawanda Middle School
Board of Education
Talawanda Board of Education
Mr. Darrell Smith, President
Mrs. Kelly Spivey, Superintendent
2011-2012 School Year
Grades served- preschool-12th grade
District rating- Excellent with Distinction
# of students enrolled- 3135 students
Percentage of minority students- 9 %
Per pupil spending- $9500
Graduation rate- 99.2%
Student/Teacher Ratio- No more than 25 to 1 at the elementary level per contract (average is 20-22), and an average of 14 to 1 at the secondary level.
Three Elementary Buildings- Bogan Elementary, Kramer Elementary, Marshall Elementary
One Middle School- Talawanda Middle School
One High School- Talawanda High School
Web address- www.talawanda.net
Main Number- (513) 273-3333
Talawanda has a premier educational partnership with Miami University. This offers many opportunities for post graduate courses, nearly 600 MU student volunteers help in our schools, and we enjoy the use of MU facilities on special occasions. In addition Talawanda offers a rich training environment for MU students in the education department.
Talawanda High School Statistics 2011-2012
Talawanda High School-Currently located at 101 W. Chestnut St. We are opening a new state-of-the-art LEED Gold High School this summer located at 5301 University Park Blvd. in Oxford, Ohio. We serve grades 9-12.
Post Graduate Plans
50% 4 Year Colleges
20% 2 Year Colleges
6% Technical Institutions
ACT Composite Score
National Merit Academic Achievement
1 Finalist (a perfect score of 36), and 2 Commended
Talawanda Academic Options
• Over 100 post secondary options available at Miami University
• 19 Honors courses available at THS
• 6 Advanced Placement courses (English IV, Chemistry II, Government & Politics, Calculus)
• Butler Technology and Career Development Center
Student Clubs & Organizations & Athletics
Nearly 1000 students participate in over 30 academic or service organizations each school year. Nearly 450 students participate in 45 different athletic teams offered each year. Talawanda belongs to the Fort Southwest Ohio Conference (SWOC).