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Ironton City Schools



The Ironton City Schools provide quality educational experiences for the students of Ironton, Ohio. Our community is located in the extreme south central part of Ohio and is part of the Tri-State Metropolitan Area with the communities of Ashland, Kentucky and Huntington, West Virginia. The district operates three schools: Ironton Elementary School, Ironton Middle School, and Ironton High School.


Our Mission

To provide quality education assuring every student achieves his/her maximum potential, through a challenging curriculum  and co-curricular activities, provided by highly qualified, dedicated employees, in a safe environment, in partnership with parents and community.


Ironton City Schools Strategic Plan Dashboard

Links of Interest
  Progress Book Parent Access       Progress Book Teacher Access
Accelerated Reader Parent Access
Bus Schedule
Cafeteria: K-12 Breakfast   K-8 Lunch   9-12 Lunch
Calendar of Events
Ironton City Schools Directory
Ironton City Schools Foundation
Ironton City Schools LPDC
Ironton City Schools Policy Manual
Ironton High School Guidance Department
Ohio Achievement Assessments for Parents & Students
Ohio Graduation Test  Website for Parents
Ohio Graduation Test  Website for Students
Ohio Computer Based Assessments Paper Practice Tests (Science, Social Studies, American Government)
Ohio PARCC Practice Tests (English Language Assessment, Mathematics)
Other Links of Interest
School Calendar  2014-2015
Social Safety
Staff Email Access
Student Handbooks:   IES     IMS     IHS
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act



Make-up Days Scheduled
Ironton Elementary School & Ironton Middle School will be in session on Monday & Tuesday, March 30-31 in order to make-up the two days that exceeded the number of calamity days permitted.  Ironton High School will be in session on Monday, March 30 in order to make-up the one day that exceeded the number of calamity days permitted.

Board of Education Work Session,  April 16, 2015
5:15 p.m., Ironton City Schools Administration Building
Purpose:  Training on the Ohio Superintendent Evaluation System

Board of Education Meeting,  April 20, 2015
5:15 p.m., Ironton City Schools Administration Building
The District will conduct an annual review of the District's Parent Involvement Policy during this meeting.  Parental input is welcome.
 Upon request to the Superintendent, the District shall make reasonable accommodation for a disabled person to be able to participate in this activity.

IHS Spring Musical, "Bye, Bye Birdie",  March 27 & 28
Be sure not to miss this year’s IHS Spring musical, Bye Bye birdie, a musical comedy written by Stewart, Strouse and Adams.  Conrad Birdie, an Elvis–type rock and roll singer, has been drafted into the army.  He and his agent and long-suffering “mama” travel to a small Ohio town to make his “farewell” television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he leaves.  The performances will be March 27 and 28 at 8pm and March 29 at 2pm.  Reserve seats $12.50, general admission $7.00, and student $4.00.  If you would like to be a patron or benefactor, <CLICK HERE> for more information.

For information, call 532-3911 x3767.

Ironton City Schools Recognized For Safety Procedures
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine visited Ironton on Tuesday, July 29 to talk school safety. The Attorney General said Ironton City Schools has one of the state's top safety
programs and hopes to learn from its model.


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Ironton City Schools.....There's An App For That!

The "Welcome to Ironton City Schools" app has been published live to the web in the Mobile HTML5 version. Anyone with a web-enabled smartphone can access it via:  Progress Book Access, IHS Sport Schedules, Bus Stops, School Calendar are a few of the items that can be viewed from your smart phone.  iPhone users can click on the link and add a short cut to their Home Screen. Android users can click on the link and download the app to their phone.  Check it out!

Ironton City Schools Launch  "MySchoolBucks"
MySchool Bucks is now available!!!

What is MySchoolBucks?  MySchoolBucks is an online payment service that provides parents the ability to securely pay for meals, monitor student cafeteria purchases and receive email notifications for low account balances.

How do I Enroll?
1. Go to and register for an account.
2. Activate your account and add students.
3. Provide your credit or debit card information.

If you have any further questions, please visit and select the Help/FAQ link. If you need assistance with the enrollment process, please call MySchoolBucks Customer Support at 1-855-832-5226.

IHS Receives 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools Distinction
On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized Ironton High School and 336 other schools across the United States as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

The U.S. Department of Education will honor Ironton High School and the other National Blue Ribbon Schools at a recognition ceremony on Nov. 10-11 in Washington, D.C.

“These great schools are fulfilling the promise of American education—that all students, no matter their name or zip code, can flourish when schools provide safe, creative, and challenging learning environments,” Secretary Duncan said. “National Blue Ribbon Schools are models of consistent excellence and a resource for other schools and districts. We celebrate them for their tireless effort and boundless creativity in reaching and teaching every student.”

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students either achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap. The award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging content.

Congratulations to all students, staff, parents, and community members of Ironton City Schools.

IHS Receives "Schools of Promise" Award For The Second Consecutive Year
Ironton High School has been recognized by the Ohio Department of Education by being named a “Schools of Promise” recipient for the second consecutive year... for sustaining high academic achievement among their students. The Schools of Promise award program recognizes schools attaining solid student achievement in reading and mathematics while serving a significant number of economically disadvantaged students. The students, parents, faculty, staff and administration of Ironton High School are to be commended and congratulated for receiving the “Schools of Promise” award. Ironton High School is one of more than one hundred thirty schools across the state of Ohio to receive this award! Congratulations IHS!!!

IHS Yearbooks Available
Yearbooks from the following years are available for purchase: 1981, 1985, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.  The purchase price of a yearbook is $55.  Email for more information on how to make a purchase.  Quantities are limited.

Ironton Memorial Alley Pavers Available
The Ironton City School District is offering the opportunity for alumni and supporters of Ironton High School to place their stamp on the newly constructed Memorial Alley by purchasing a paver that can be engraved with up to three lines with an inscription of your choice and placed in Memorial Alley at the new Ironton High School. (Picture of Some of the Purchased Pavers)  These pavers will become a permanent marker at the new facility.  The cost of an engraved paver is $100.  The paver would make a great gift or a way to honor a special friend or relative.  Place your order today.  (Order Form)

Ohio Enforcement of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
The Ohio Department of Education soon will make changes in the way it monitors, enforces and publicizes Ohio school districts’ compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which ensures a free, appropriate public education to students with disabilities. The actions result from the partial settlement of a class action lawsuit. For details, read the legal consent order and related public notice.

Open Enrollment
Students residing outside the city of Ironton that would like to be considered for enrollment in the Ironton City School District for the 2014 - 2015 school year need to submit an Open Enrollment Application to the Ironton Board of Education, 105 S. Fifth Street, Ironton, OH.  For more information call (740)532-4133.

School Closings & Delays

Student Registration
The following information is needed when registering: birth certificate, immunization record, custody or guardianship documents if applicable. 

Tiger Talk News
Presented by Ironton High School Tech Prep Interactive Media under the direction of Ron Ross.  Click Tiger Talk News to see the latest production.  Tiger Talk News can also be seen on Time Warner Channel 25.  Check your local listings.

2014-2015 Bus Schedule  

2014-2015 School Calendar

2014-2015 Supply Lists    
Grade 1     Grade 2     Grade 3     Grade 4     Grade 5     Grade 6     Grade 7     Grade 8    


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