Akron Public Schools is a school district serving students in Akron, Ohio and nearby communities. It is located in the northeastern part of Ohio, less than 40 miles south of Cleveland and 20 miles north of Canton. The district includes, as of 2009-10, 7 high schools, 10 middle schools and 34 elementary schools. Approximately, 23,000 students are enrolled.
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... Central High School - built in 1884, sat on the current site of Central-Hower High School until it was demolished and replaced in 1973 ... It was originally known as Akron High School until South was built in 1911, then it was renamed Central ... Central-Hower High School (123 S ...
... See also CategoryEducation in Akron, Ohio and List of University of Akron people Preschool, elementary, and secondary education is mainly provided by the Akron City ... Planning of the district began in 1840, when Ansel Miller suggested to build free public schools for all children in the city, paid for by property taxes ... became the chairman of a committee of citizens who discussed how to improve the school system ...
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