About Us

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Challenging Today’s Students to Become Tomorrow’s Leaders!

The mission of Minster Local Schools is to ensure that each student discovers and develops his or her unique talents and interests while living the values associated with being a leader.  The Minster Local school District believes the following actions are critical for the success of all of our students: Meaningful experiences; Inspiring life-long learning; Nurturing environment; Standards of Excellence; Total community partnership; Everyone accountable; Respect for all.

Minster Local Schools are proud of its many accomplishments.  Please continue reading to learn about a few.

Examples of some highlights:

§  Percentage of graduates receiving college/post-secondary scholarships for the past three years – 80%

§  Average GPA for senior class for past two years – 3.27

§  ACT for the past five years – Composite: 24.5, English: 24.3, Math: 25.2, Reading: 24.2, Science: 24.0

§  World languages offered - Spanish, French, German, and Sign Language

§  Number of dual-credit opportunities – 33 credits available at Minster

Examples of some highlights:

§  Visual arts awards: Arts Place Award Winners, Auglaize County Fair Award winners

§  Performing arts awards: Instrumental Band and Solo Ensemble Award Winners,  Multiple students chosen to participate in Crescent Theater Productions

§  Music and Arts offered: Instrumental Music; Music Theatre; Vocal Music; Fine Arts; Ceramics; Graphic Arts

Examples of some highlights:

§  Number of athletic teams: Eighteen Varsity Sports

§  Activities/clubs by school: NHS, Student Council, Youth Leadership Association, Science Club, International Club, Yearbook, FFA, Choir, Marching Band, Concert Band

§  Participation rate: 9-12th grade students: 97%

Examples of some highlights:

§  Cost per pupil: $9,154

§  Percentage spent on instruction: 65%

Examples of some highlights:

§  Booster Organizations:  Band Boosters, Academic Boosters, Athletic Boosters

§  Community partners: Loretta Herkenhoff Charitbale Trust, Community Fund, Civic Association, Journeyman’s Club, Service Club

Examples of some highlights:

§  Students identified as gifted – 38%

§  Students with disabilities – 11%
Special education students receiving services – 100%

§  Students identified as ESL – 0%