About Talawanda School District


Talawanda will be a collaborative, flexible, inviting community where innovation guides learning inside and outside of the school walls.


Talawanda EMPOWERS Every Learner Every Day!

The Talawanda School District is located in southwest Ohio. The district encompasses 144 square miles, a mostly rural area surrounding the city of Oxford. Miami University is located within the district. The total population is nearly 30,000, and we serve just over 3000 students in the Talawanda school district. Cincinnati is located 30 miles south of our community and Dayton is located approximately 45 miles north of our community.

Talawanda Schools

Talawanda High School
5301 University Park Blvd.
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Mr. Tom York, Principal

Marshall Elementary
3260 Millville Oxford Rd.
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Mr. Chad Hinton, Principal

Talawanda Middle School
4030 Oxford Reily Rd.
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Mr. Mike Malone, Principal

Bogan Elementary
5200 Hamilton Richmond Rd.
Hamilton, Ohio 45013
Mrs. Teresa Woodin, Principal

Kramer Elementary
400 W. Sycamore St.
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Mr. Jason Merz, Principal

Board of Education
131 W. Chestnut St.
Oxford, Ohio 45056
District Phone: 513-273-3333

2011-2012 School Year

Grades served- preschool-12th grade 
District rating- Excellent with Distinction 
# of students enrolled- 3135 students 
Percentage of minority students- 9 % 
Attendance rate-95.2% 
Per pupil spending- $9500 
Graduation rate- 99.2% 
Student/Teacher Ratio- No more than 25 to 1 at the elementary level per contract (average is 20-22), and an average of 14 to 1 at the secondary level. 
Three Elementary Buildings- Bogan Elementary, Kramer Elementary, Marshall Elementary 
One Middle School- Talawanda Middle School 
One High School- Talawanda High School 
Web address- www.talawanda.net 
Main Number- (513) 273-3333

Talawanda has a premier educational partnership with Miami University. This offers many opportunities for post graduate courses, nearly 600 MU student volunteers help in our schools, and we enjoy the use of MU facilities on special occasions. In addition Talawanda offers a rich training environment for MU students in the education department.

Talawanda High School Statistics 2011-2012

Talawanda High School-Currently located at 101 W. Chestnut St. We are opening a new state-of-the-art LEED Gold High School this summer located at 5301 University Park Blvd. in Oxford, Ohio. We serve grades 9-12.

Post Graduate Plans 
50% 4 Year Colleges 
20% 2 Year Colleges 
6% Technical Institutions 
22% Workforce 
2% Military

Graduation Rate 

ACT Composite Score 
Talawanda 22.8

SAT Reading
Talawanda 570

SAT Math 
Talawanda 597

SAT Writing 
Talawanda 541

National Merit Academic Achievement 
1 Finalist (a perfect score of 36), and 2 Commended

Talawanda Academic Options 
• Over 100 post secondary options available at Miami University 
• 19 Honors courses available at THS 
• 6 Advanced Placement courses (English IV, Chemistry II, Government & Politics, Calculus) 
• Butler Technology and Career Development Center

Student Clubs & Organizations & Athletics 
Nearly 1000 students participate in over 30 academic or service organizations each school year. Nearly 450 students participate in 45 different athletic teams offered each year. Talawanda belongs to the Fort Southwest Ohio Conference (SWOC).



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