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About Our District

The Crestwood Local School District is located in the north central section of Portage County.  It is one of six local school districts which comprise the Portage County Local School System.  The district was formed in 1956 with Hiram being added in 1964. 


The district has three townships: Hiram, Mantua, and Shalersville; and two villages: Mantua and Hiram.


A large number of residents are employed in metropolitan areas surrounding   The district encompasses 75 square miles which is mostly rural. Portage County.


The central office staff is housed within the Intermediate building.


Within Crestwood Local School District are the following schools:


  • Crestwood High School housing 7th – 12th                         
  • Crestwood Intermediate School housing 4th – 6th     
  • Crestwood Primary School housing PK- 3

    Many students attend Maplewood Area Joint Vocational School (most of the students are transported).


Crestwood has its own cable TV station.  There is a variety of educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities only minutes away.  Hiram College is located within the district.  Akron, Kent, and Youngstown Universities and the Northeastern Ohio University of Medicine are within a 25 mile radius.  




Quality Profile


A successful school district places a high degree of importance on ensuring that all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential inside and outside of the classroom.  This profile helps characterize the overall educational value of the Crestwood Local Schools in areas that matter most in our community.