Akron Public Schools serves every student by enriching his or her talents and interests. We develop well-rounded young people with our strong, innovative programs that stimulate curiosity and appeal to their passions for life and learning.
Akron Public Schools operates nine high schools, nine middle schools, 28 elementary schools and three preschool buildings. APS Points of Pride for the 2021-22 school year include more than 7,000 College Credit Plus credits earned, 100% of elementary students in art classes, more than 3.2 million meals served, 250 performances and events, and many more! Visit our District Information page for district facts and statistics, organizational charts and more information.
College and Career Academies
With 15 academies and 54 college and career pathways available through College and Career Academies of Akron, our middle and high school students have more opportunities to enrich their talents and interests. Our programs work in collaboration with business and community partners to prepare students for success in their chosen college or career path. Coming soon to our elementary schools – one of the first K-12 programs in the nation!
Each APS department is committed to making a positive impact on our students’ learning experience – from our departments that support and engage with students every day to those that work hard behind the scenes to strengthen student learning environments and opportunities.
Innovative programs and focused coursework prepare APS students for graduation and pursuing a bright future. Learn more about each area of academics.
Board of Education
The Akron Public Schools Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education.