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Marching Firebirds 2021
The Marching Firebirds, in their new uniforms, are ready for the 2021 season!
Olivia O., a members of Fairmont High School's Color Guard, performs her routine during a competition at Trent Arena.
The Fairmont Auditorium hosts district performances, as well as outside events and activities.
Interior of Fairmont’s New Auditorium
We are the FIREBIRDS!
The new Fairmont Auditorium was dedicated in March of 2019.
Fairmont Auditorium
Jared Parker
"Don't Count the Days. Make the Days Count" Is Digital Design Instructor, Jared Parker's, Mantra
Career Tech Spotlight
Fairmont Career Tech Center -- Try what you want to do and be for free!
Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds
Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year
Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education'
Fairmont Park, home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse

District Snapshot

7,924

Student's Pre-K - 12th Grade 

95.3% 

Graduation Rate 

15

Advanced Placement Courses

21 

International Baccalaureate Courses + IB Diploma Program

9
Consecutive years named
"Best Communities for Music Education"

$5.2 million

Scholarship dollars offered to
Fairmont High School
Class of 2021 

More than 3,000

Hours of tutoring and community service by National Honor Society Members

12 

School buildings
in the
Kettering City School District 

Our Mission

The mission of the Kettering City Schools, in partnership with the family and community, is to guarantee a superior educational experience for all students by providing a positive and innovative learning environment, while responsibly utilizing our resources.

News & Announcements

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'STEAM State of Mind' Podcast Launched Sep 9, 2021 STEAM State of Mind Podcast

Bern Schwieterman, KCS's Elementary STEAM Coach, has launched a podcast titled, "STEAM State of Mind."

Monday Update with Mr. Inskeep Sep 8, 2021 "Monday Update with Mr. Inskeep" -- Weekly Informational Videos

Superintendent Scott Inskeep tapes weekly videos that provide information regarding district issues, events, activities and programming.

Lunch Item Substitutions Sep 8, 2021 Lunch Meal Substitutions

Our food and nutrition services supervisor, Stacie Pabst, has been told by Gordon Food Service that schools can expect shortages of certain food items that we typically serve to students for lunch in our cafeterias.

Community Input Sought on Grant Funding Sep 7, 2021 Kettering City School District Community Meeting on Grant Funding

The Kettering City School District receives funds through the Ohio Department of Education, via the Consolidated Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP).

COVID-19 Dashboard -- School Year 2021-2022 Aug 20, 2021 COVID Dashboard Week Ending September 10, 2021

The Kettering City School District will post a weekly COVID-19 Dashboard to the district website each Friday. The dashboard will list positive COVID-9 cases and quarantines among students and staff.

Kettering Schools Launches MTSS Web Page Aug 3, 2021 MTSS Department Launches Web Page

Dr. Carrie Hennessy, KCS's Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Leader, has launched a web page designed to provide staff members and families with resources to support behavioral and mental health and academic success.

New Free and Reduced Meal Benefit Application 21-22 School Year Jul 25, 2021 Free and Reduced Meal Applications Now Available

New Meal Benefits Application for 2021-2022 is ready to be completed! Complete application online, or by printing a hard copy and send it to your school or the district office!

Friday Firebird Focus -- September 10, 2021 Jul 23, 2021 Friday Firebird Focus

Superintendent Scott Inskeep's "Friday Firebird Focus" will be posted on Fridays during the 2021-2022 school year and will include information about school and community issues, events and activities.

We're Hiring Bus Drivers! Apr 30, 2021 KCS is Hiring Bus Drivers -- Immediate Openings!

The Kettering City Schools are hiring Bus Drivers. The district offers competitive wages and a full benefits package. Stop by the Transportation Department, Monday-Friday, for an immediate interview!

KCS Safe Return to School and Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Plans Apr 1, 2021 Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Plan

Like districts across the state, the Kettering City School District has developed a Safe Return to School Plan and a Learning Recovery & Extended Learning Plan, as mandated by the Ohio Department of Education.

New Student Registration for 2021-2022 Mar 23, 2021 Now enrolling students for the 2021-2022 school year

Welcome to the Kettering City Schools! We are currently enrolling students for the 2021-2022 school year.

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Superintendent Scott Inskeep announces a new "STEAM State of Mind" that the district is launching next week in Today's "Friday Firebird Focus." Have a great holiday weekend! https://t.co/x92iW6MC8p #WeAreFirebirds https://t.co/NRAGO60V4F
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Stop by the Kettering Schools booth at the Community Block Party tomorrow. Our Firebird Cheerleaders, members of USB, Sparky and Buster the Bus will be on-hand to greet you! Free hot dogs, basket raffles and Dilly Bars. Hope to see you there! https://t.co/RwcCTeXpwQ https://t.co/GxbVxNtb1P