Our Vision Statement is for all students to graduate from its Prek-12 educational facilities with 21st Century skills, knowledge, and behaviors that will enable them to successfully participate in the global economy as productive citizens. Ultimately, all students will graduate well prepared for success.
Our Mission Statement is to enable all students to become productive and resourceful members of an ever-changing world using a variety of strategies and technologies.
The Antwerp Local School District is a public school district located in Antwerp, Ohio, a rural community located between Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and Defiance, Ohio. State Route 49 and US 24 intersect in Antwerp. Antwerp has several businesses and tourist points of interest (www.antwerpohio.com
The Antwerp Local School District is currently organized into an elementary school (PK-5), a middle school (6-8), and a high school (9-12). All of the district's approximately 700 students are housed in a newly built (2004), state-of-the-art PK-12 building located at 303 S. Harrmann Road. Antwerp High School, a four-year public high school, with an average enrollment of 350 students, is fully accredited by the Ohio Department of Education. Both the high school and middle school are on an eight-period schedule. The school year consists of four nine-week grading periods.
A comprehensive guidance program is provided by one fully certified counselor. One counselor is involved in educational, personal, and vocational counseling in groups and on an individual basis.
The high school curriculum includes over 90 different course offerings, including band and choir, and allows students to design academic programs to meet their individual needs. Students also take courses not offered at our district through an Interactive Video Distance Learning. Juniors and seniors are offered over 20 technical programs at Vantage Career Center
. Throughout the district, five resource room teachers and additional aides meet the needs of our special education students.
Class rank is determined on an non-weighted 4.0 scale.
Grade Point System
Academic Pride Cards
The Academic Pride Incentive program is based upon the grade point average for each nine-week period. To be eligible for consideration a student must have a minimum 3.33 grade point average, have completed the appropriate application, and be taking four core subjects. Individuals who are involved with suspensions, Saturday school, etc. are not eligible for consideration and/or forfeit program incentives.
Antwerp's extracurricular program consists of twelve interscholastic sports, Scholastic Bowl, Model U.N., Color Guard, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society (Middle School), Band and Choir. The varsity programs include cross-country, football, golf, volleyball, basketball, baseball, softball, track & field, and cheerleading.
The Antwerp Local School District has implemented a 1:1 take home laptop program for students in grades 9-12 in addition to providing an onsite Chromebook for each student in grades K- 8. iPads and other devices are also available for pre-school, kindergarten and resource rooms. Three fully-equipped computer labs are used for computer science classes, testing and professional development. The K-12 computer science curriculum includes courses in coding (computational thinking), multimedia, web design, keyboarding, online safety and system literacy. The Student Technology Services (STS) program offers tech support to the entire district and course credit for the STS students.