Maumee Valley Country School

About Us

Maumee Valley Country Day School offers all students the opportunity to discover and develop their strengths and passions as they become contributing citizens of our global community. Since its founding in 1884, Maumee Valley has been committed to providing a truly outstanding education emphasizing rigorous academics, experiential learning, and comprehensive university placement. Students and families value the student-teacher ratio (10:1), Advanced Placement offerings, innovative programs like Winterim (see below), and inclusive extracurricular activities. The school is recognized as the best educational institution in the Toledo, Ohio region and is the only accredited, co-educational, nonsectarian, independent school in the area. Maumee Valley enrolls approximately 500 students, including almost 200 in the Upper School. Over 33% of students are from minority backgrounds and 20% are international. One hundred percent of students are bound for four-year universities in the United States.

Teachers at Maumee Valley are both expert instructors and compassionate educators. Almost all faculty members hold master’s degrees or a Ph.D.

In the classroom, teachers challenge, support and encourage students at all levels and stay involved in students’ lives after school through athletics, clubs and advisor/advisee groups.

Highlighting Maumee Valley’s outstanding learning environment is the school’s signature program, Winterim: an intensive, focused experience annually in November. Students choose from a variety of exciting on-campus courses, travel opportunities, and internships throughout the world. The program adds experiential learning to the traditional college preparatory program and promotes independence, motivation and other important lifelong skills. For more information visit www.winterim.org.

Students also participate in Maumee Valley’s Global Education Program, which brings prominent speakers to campus, arranges student trips to schools and cities internationally, and sponsors the Global Scholar Certificate, which encourages students to engage world issues through academic and extracurricular opportunities they can showcase to universities. For more information visit www.mvglobaled.org.

Maumee Valley’s beautiful campus, talented students, excellent faculty, and exciting array of academic and after-school activities create the ideal atmosphere for learning and personal growth. Students are encouraged to excel and to be challenged in Advanced Placement and Honors classes like Physics, Calculus, Environmental Science, and History. Test results on Advanced Placement and SAT examinations are among the highest anywhere, which partially explains Maumee Valley’s excellent reputation for sending students to top universities.

Historically, almost 90% of students are accepted to one of their Top Choice colleges. When Maumee Valley graduates get to college they are well prepared and have the skills and foundation to excel in whatever career they choose later on.

International students receive all of the benefits of a Maumee Valley education for a terrific value when compared to other private school options in the United States. From English as a Second Language classes, to individualized college counseling, an international student’s experience at Maumee Valley is both life changing and terrific preparation for higher education and beyond in an ever-changing global society. Learn more at www.mvcds.org.

3 Key Program Features:

  1. Winterim: Maumee Valley’s signature program. Winterim offers students an intensive and focussed real world experience
  2. Dayal House: Maumee Valley’s brand new residence hall is home to 28 students and 4 live-in full time staff offering personalized attention to each student
  3. Dayal Center for Academic Excellence: Personalized, free, support assisting with all of our student’s academic needs in all content areas
  • Total Enrollment : 500
  • Type : Co-Ed
  • Boarding Grades : PreK-12
  • Total Students : 500
  • Boarding Students : 28
  • Day Students : 472
  • ESL Offered : Yes
  • Summer Program :
  • Avg. Class Size : 9
  • Standard Application : Yes
  • Academic URL : https://www.mvcds.org
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Specialitiess
  • AP
  • Leadership