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The Class of 2024 Commencement Exercises will be conducted in Winland Memorial Gymnasium due to the weather forecast. The ceremony begins at 11 AM Saturday and will also be livestreamed on the ZCS YouTube Channel.
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Zanesville City Schools  \  Our District  \  District Profile
The Zanesville City School District is located in the beautiful rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio. Zanesville is the Muskingum County seat. We have five state-of-the-art campuses, with each building offering an inviting learning atmosphere, including greenspaces and air conditioning. Our District boasts some of the finest athletic facilities in the region, with active booster groups. Our teachers, staff and administration are passionate about their work with young people. We provide many opportunities for students to explore their personal interests, inside and outside the classroom. Our goal is to equip them as they prepare for a future full of success!
Number of students provided transportation: 2,200
Miles of bus travel per day: 650
Safety: ALICE (Alert-Lockdown-Inform-Counter-Evacuate) active shooter response training for staff; Multi-Agency Radio Communication System (MARCS) radios installed in all school buildings (these radios have a diret line to local police departments as well as the county Emergency Commance Center in the event of a crisis; bullpen containment areas to limit direct access to students; PublicSchoolWorks online training for faculty|staff. Work closely with county EMA as well as Zanesville Police, Muskingum County Sheriff, and Zanesville Fire.
No-Cost Breakfast & Lunch provided to all students: 2,800 meals per day
Fifteen dual-enrollment courses offered at ZHS through Zane State College and Ohio University-Zanesville.
Thirteen Advanced Placement (AP) courses at ZHS.
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) courses at ZHS include pre-engineering, biomedical, and computer science for grades 9-12.
Gateway To Technology (GTT) classes for ZMS students.
High school-level courses offered at ZMS: Algebra I & 9th Grade English.
Two foreign language tracks – Spanish and French – offered at ZHS, as well as American Sign Language (ASL).
Educational alternatives for at-risk students, including credit recovery.
21st Century program.
Latchkey program.
Visual & Performing Arts at ZHS: Instrumental music (marching band, concert band [2], jazz), vocal music (Symphonic Chorale, Concert Choir, Mixed Chorus), orchestra (Orchestra, Satin Strings, Prelude Orchestra), and drama.
Visual & Performing Arts at ZMS: Instrumental music (bands), vocal music (choirs), orchestra, and drama.
Instrumental music (band and strings) begins for students in fifth grade at all three elementary schools. Elementary students also have general music curricula.
ZHS and ZMS music students offered opportunities for adjudicated solo and ensemble performances sanctioned by the Ohio Music Education Association.
Nine female athletics programs at ZHS: Basketball, bowling, cross country, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball.
Eleven male athletics programs at ZHS: Baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, football, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, wrestling.
Three female athletics programs at ZMS: Basketball, track & field, volleyball.
Four male athletics programs at ZMS: Basketball, football, track & field, wrestling.
Nineteen organizations and clubs at ZHS: Examples include Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Students, Robotics Club, Ski Club, GSA, SADD, Japanese Anime & Culture Club, Guitar Club, National Honor Society, Foreign Language Club, Quiz Team, Sticks & Stones Club, Pep Club, National Art Honor Society, Key Club, Earth Club, Devils Food Club, Student Council, Drama Club.
Eight sports clubs, organizations and other clubs at ZMS: Soccer (boys and girls), golf, softball, Student Council, Mock Trial, Chess Club, Sewing Club, Drama Club.
Robotics Club at John McIntire Elementary.
If you have questions,
or you would like to arrange
for a tour of our buildings,
feel free to contact us
at The Administration Center.
Each classroom is equipped with a SMART Board. We use iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, and desktop computers. There are approximately 2,800 operational devices throughout the District.