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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
    • 200 students (grades 9-12); 20% 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 

    Founded

    1884

    Climate

    Four seasons, snow in winter

    Student Body

    200 students (grades 9-12); 20% international

    Average Class Size

    14 students

     

    Faculty

    52 faculty; 68% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    9:1

    College Placement

    100% university placement including Cornell University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, University of Michigan, Texas A and M University, University of California - Los Angeles, University of Texas among others.

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Biology, Calculus AB & BC, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, Studio Art, US History.

    Honors: English, Algebra II/Trigonometry, Pre-calculus, French, Spanish

    Special Programs

    Winterim Intensives: offers students intensive focused, experiential learning opporturnities.  At three junctures during the school year, students depart from the conventional routine and immerse themselves in one, three-week, full-day intensive course.  Student's choose from an array of on-campus courses, language and experience-oriented travel, independent study or internships throughout the world. All courses satisfy an academic requirement and earn a credit of 0.5, which is included in the cumulative average.

    Global Leadership Program: prepares students to be global leaders.  Students earn designation as GLP Scholars by completing experiential course work, achieving language proficiency, completing community service and serving as student leaders.  GLP students engage the school and greater Toledo community by organizing a wide array of programming focused on a yearly topic of global importance.

    Hybrid Learning Consortium: is a collective of independent schools around the world that develop high quality online courses for upper school students.  Year-long and semester courses are offered each year and include advanced placement options.

    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 = 1860; Average ACT score = 28

    Accreditation

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

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Golf, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis

    Arts

    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

    Facilities

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

    ESL

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