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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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Informational Meeting on 2022-23 Child Care Programming Set for July 20 Jun 29, 2022 YMCA Open House Set for July 20, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall at Fairmont High School

The YMCA will be holding a Childcare Open House on Wednesday, June 20, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall at Fairmont High School.

District Awarded Certificate of Excellence for Financial Reporting Jun 22, 2022 District Awarded Certificate of Excellence for Financial Reporting for 27th consecutive year

For the 27th year in a row, the Kettering City School District has been presented with the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).

School Supply Lists for 2022-2023 School Year Jun 15, 2022 KCS is partnering with TeacherLists to provide families with an option to order school supplies online

The Kettering City Schools are partnering with TeacherLists to provide our families with the option to purchase school supply lists online.

Free, Reduced Meal Applications will be Required for 2022-2023 School Year Mar 25, 2022 Free and Reduced Applications Will be Required for 2022-2023 School Year

The USDA recently announced that the Pandemic Free School Meal program will expire on the last day of school for school districts across the country. For the Kettering City Schools, this means that May 19, will be the final day that breakfast and lunch meals will be free for all students.

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. 

Fairmont High School Named Purple Start School Apr 18, 2022 Fairmont High Schools has been named a Purple Star School for its support of military-connected youth and families!

It is an honor to announce that Fairmont High School has been selected as a Purple Star School by the Ohio Department of Education.

Partners For Healthy Youth Kettering Community Youth and Family Action Plan Page Oct 19, 2021 Partners for Healthy Youth now has a Community Action Webpage

Please click on "Read More" to access the Partners For Healthy Youth Kettering Community Youth and Family Action Plan Page.

District Now Enrolling Students New to the District in Grades 1-12 for 2022-2023 School Year Mar 2, 2022 District Now Enrolling Students New to the District in Grades 1-12 for 2022-2023 School Year

The Kettering City School District is now enrolling students new to the district in grades 1-12 for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.

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.

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