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    Maumee Valley Country Day School ::: Toledo, Ohio ::: Midwest U.S.

    Maumee Valley Country Day School

    • Located in Toledo Ohio on 75 acres mostly wooded, 1 hour from Detroit and 2 hours from Cleveland
    • 240 students (grades 9-12); 19% international; average class size 14; student to Faculty Ratio 9:1
    • Coeducational boarding school with no religious affiliation
    • University placement include Cornell University, Harvard University among others
    • ESL 




    Four seasons, snow in winter

    Student Body

    240 students (grades 9-12); 19% international

    Average Class Size

    14 students



    52 faculty; 68% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio


    College Placement

    100% university placement including Cornell University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Yale University among others.

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, Studio Art-2D, Studio Art-3D Design, US History.

    Honors: Art- Color & Design, Pre-Calculus, Spanish

    Special Programs

    Intensives: This is the hallmark of a MV education.  Three times each year for three weeks each time, all Upper School students select from course offerings that include on-campus experiences, local and international educational trips, independent study projects and networking opportunities throughout the United States.  By the end of their fourth year, Maumee Valley graduates have a broad range of experiential knowledge that better prepares them to pursue education at a more competitive level.  Intensives enhance the Upper School students' learning by providing in-depth study of a topic and allowing further opportunity to explore personal academic pathways, while earning academic credit.

    Marking System

    MVCDS utilizes the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F=0-59. The 4.0 grading system is used for all academic courses and averages are weighted for AP courses.  

    Programs of Study

    The minimum requirements for graduation are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 4 credits  
    Science - 3 credits
    Social Studies/History - 3 credits
    World Language - 2 credits
    Fine Arts - 1.5 credits
    Health/Physical Education - 1.5 credits

    Community Service - 45 hours

    World Languages offered: Chinese, French, Spanish

    SAT/ACT Scores:  Average SAT score = 1305 (based on 1600); Average ACT score = 28.5


    Maumee Valley Country Day School is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools


    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country, Field Hockey, Golf, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field


    Studio Arts, 2D & 3D Design, Ceramics & Sculpture, Chorus, Film Experience, Music Appreciation, Music Theory, Percussion, Photography, Publications, Shakespeare in England (trip), String Ensemble, Theater

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs and Activities: Afro-American Club, Art Club, Asia Club, Board Game Club, Book Club, Chess Team, Community Service Club, Drama/Theater, Economic Development Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Indoor Soccer, Model UN, Newspaper Club, Nature Club, Quiz Club, Robotics Club, Speech Team, Yearbook, Vocal Ensemble


    Academic complex, Adventure course, Amphitheater, Art gallery, Athletic fields, Community center, Dining hall, Greenhouse, Gymnasium, Library, Residence hall, Theater, Upper school commons


    Maumee Valley's ESL certified instructor assists international students with academic progress and language transition.