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We are the FIREBIRDS!
KCS's Elementary School Counselors are an integral part of their schools' teams, providing support to students, families and staff.
Marching Firebirds 2021
The Marching Firebirds, in their new uniforms, are ready for the 2021 season!
The Fairmont Auditorium hosts district performances, as well as outside events and activities.
Interior of Fairmont’s New Auditorium
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

10
Consecutive years named
"Best Communities for Music Education"

$12.3 million

Scholarship dollars offered to
Fairmont High School
Class of 2022 

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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Friday Firebird Focus February 3, 2023 Aug 26, 2022 Friday Firebird Focus -- February 3, 2023

Superintendent McCarty-Stewart will publish a newsletter each Friday that the district is in school. 

"On the Move With Mindy" Video Series Aug 29, 2022 In this episode of "On the Move With Mindy," the Superintendent goes behind the scenes at Orchard Park to find out how our Food Service staff prepare special-themed holiday meals for students and staff.

Superintendent Mindy McCarty-Stewart will turn the spotlight on happenings across the district and in the community with her twice-monthly "On the Move With Mindy" videos.

Preschool Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year will be held on March 21 and 23 Feb 3, 2023 Preschool Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year Will be Held on March 21 and 23

The Kettering Schools will hold Preschool Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year on March 21 and March 23, at the Kettering Early Childhood Education Center.

Process for Receiving Notification in Event of 'Calamity Day' Sep 1, 2022 Calamity Day Notifications

The district makes every attempt to communicate with our families and staff in a timely manner when we have to delay or close school because of bad weather through our district webpage (www.ketteringschools.org) and social media channels (Kettering City Schools on Facebook and KetteringSchools on Twitter.) 

District Safety Tipline -- See Something...Say Something Jun 27, 2022 District Safety Tipline is 937-643-4444

School safety and security are top priorities in the Kettering City Schools and in schools and communities across the nation. Fortunately, many incidents are preventable if the school community actively monitors and reports unsafe behavior. 

DAYTON LIVE Supports the Fairmont Theatre Department Sep 14, 2022 A portion of each Dayton Live event ticke price will be donated to the Fairmont Theatre Department

The FHS Theatre Department gets a small portion of each ticket that is purchased for Dayton Live events through the link on the next page. 

 

 

KCS Partnering with TeacherLists™ for School Supply Options Jul 22, 2022 School supply lists are now available for the 2022-20223 school yeqar

The Kettering Schools are partnering with TeacherLists™ to provide families with an option to purchase students' school supplies online.

Stopfinder App for Student Transportation Schedules Aug 9, 2022 Stopfinder Transportation App

Stopfinder is the all-in-one, easy-to-use app for viewing and sharing students' transportation schedules.

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.

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