District Profile

Coldwater Exempted Village School District consists of one K-12 Campus with three (3) schools: Elementary School (K-4), Middle School (5-8) and High School (9-12).  The district is located in Mercer County. CHS offers outstanding college preparatory and general courses of study. Our schools are recognized by the Ohio Department of Education and U.S. News and World Report. We are also affiliated with the Tri-Star Career Compact which offers 15 Vocational Programs and Tech Prep courses of study. The athletic teams compete in the Midwest Athletic Conference (MAC).

The district promotes and supports high achievement with: Technology, a Gifted Program, and English as a Second Language Program (ESL is for bilingual and English Language Learners).

Coldwater students take great pride in academic and extracurricular accomplishments. The strong support of the PTO (Parent Teacher Organization), Athletic Boosters, CAP (Coldwater Academic Promoters), Band Boosters, Coldwater Young Farmers, business community, and local government enhance the lives of our students.

Student Success (on average):

  • 96%+ student attendance rate across our District

  • 90%+ student participation in community service/volunteer work

  • CHS student represented Mercer County at the AMBE 20 Under 20 Awards

  • Representation at Buckeye Boys State

  • Championship and Superior rated Athletic & Extra Curricular Programs

  • 30-40% of CHS Juniors and Seniors participate in Tri-Star Career Compact courses

  • Average ACT Score is a 23


  • Earned over $110,000 in local scholarships

  • 75-80% continue their education at colleges and universities

  • 25-30% earn an Academic Honors Diploma

  • 20-25% enter the work force

  • 3-5% enter the military

  • 20% participate in Advance Placement or College Credit Plus Courses

Student Participation:

  • STEM

  • First Lego League at Middle School and Elementary School

  • First Tech Challenge at High School

  • Robotics Competition Teams

  • Power of the Pen


  • Ethics Bowl

  • Scholastic Bowl

  • Elementary Academic Night:  Science/Stem and Literature/Math

  • K • Kids

  • The Arts:  Band, Choir and Drama

  • Clubs: FFA, FCCLA, Spanish Club, German Club, National Honor Society, Leo Club, Key Club, ESports.

  • Sports:    Football, Volleyball, Cross Country, Soccer, Golf, Cheerleading, Basketball, Wrestling, Swimming, Diving, Bowling, Baseball, Softball, and Track & Field