The Mission of the Groveport Madison School District is to provide a challenging program of study to empower individuals to become productive citizens who pursue their goals and dreams in an ever-changing world. Groveport-Madison Schools, for school year 2010-11, received a rating of "Excellent" demonstrating the district's commitment to performance and continuous improvement.
Groveport Community School opened its doors on September 5, 2006, serving students in grades K-4. In the 08-09 school year the school will be serving students k-8. We have a very active parent group, and we love to have parents visit our school. We want parents to be involved and to let us know how we are doing. We seek to partner with parents for their children's education.
Colleges & Universities
The Ohio State University, founded in 1870, is the largest single-campus enrollment in the nation. OSU has a regular faculty of 3,300 teaching, more than 54,000 students in more than 11,000 courses. There are 104 departments offering 123 master's degrees and 99 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in law, medicine, dentistry, engineering, pharmacy, optometry and veterinary medicine. It has one of the country's largest enrollments of graduate students in degree programs, and sponsored research contracts total $197 million. For more information contact OSU Admissions Office, Lincoln Tower, 1800 Cannon Dr., Columbus, OH 43210; 614-292-3980.
Capital University founded in 1830, serves over 1,776 undergraduates on their 50 acre campus in suburban Columbus. Approximately 1200 graduate students utilize the graduate programs which include The Graduate School of Administration and Law School. The MBA and law programs frequently utilize executives and lawyers as adjunct faculty members.
Central Michigan University, Columbus Center is a graduate degree program designed to give the students the best education with the least complications. Since 1972, more than 30,000 students have earned their degrees through Central Michigan University's Extended Degree Programs. This Master of Science in Administration is a 36-semester hour degree earned over the weekends at the Defense Supply Center, Columbus. Contact the program administrator at 614-235-1645, closed Mondays open Tuesday through Friday between 10am-2pm.
The Columbus College of Art and Design is a comprehensive, private art and design school that was founded in 1879. It is located on the east side of downtown, adjacent to the Columbus Museum of Art just east of downtown. There are over 1,800 students enrolled in day and evening classes, 1200 of which are full-time. The college offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in seven areas: fine arts, photography, illustration, industrial design, interior design, adverting design and retail advertising. Students wishing to enroll in daytime classes must be high school graduates and submit portfolios of their artwork for review. Contact: Columbus College of Art and Design, 107 N. Ninth St. Columbus OH 43215; 614-224-9101.
Columbus State Community College was founded as a technical school in 1963 but became a public community college 8 years ago. There is a 70-acre campus downtown with satellite campuses around the city. Two-year associate degrees in arts and sciences, applied sciences and technical studies are available. Over 17,000 students are enrolled at any one time including many part-time and nontraditional students. For more information contact Columbus State Community College, 550 E. Spring St., Columbus OH 43215; 614-227-2453.
Columbus State has opened an off-campus center in Groveport at the Southeast Center, 4449 Professional Parkway (located off South Hamilton Road). The college offers a wide variety of courses from Principles of Accounting to Real Estate Finance to Introduction to Psychology to Human Resources Management. Columbus State also offers special interest courses. This facility will be shared by Columbus State and Franklin University. Franklin's dedication is expected in early February of 1997. For more information about Columbus State courses, call the college's information center at 614-227-2666.
Denison University is a private college of liberal arts and sciences, located 27 miles outside of Columbus in Granville. The 50-acre main campus houses the student body of 1800 students. Over 35 majors are offered with many interdisciplinary courses and a unique Honors curriculum. Denison is nationally recognized for its combination of traditional and innovative approach to its curricula. The FW Olin Science Hall and the Mitchell Recreation and Athletics Complex were opened during the 1994-95 school year as a result of a $70 million capital campaign. Denison was also one of only four schools to receive a raised ranking in the acclaimed Fiske Guide, putting the university's ranking at 4-stars. For more information contact Denison University Admissions, Box H, Granville OH 43023; 1-800-DENISON.
DeVry University is one of 11 private, for-profit institutes operated by DeVry Inc. This fully accredited institution offers an associate degree program for electronics technicians and bachelor's degree programs in several fields. Over 2,600 students are enrolled in the semester programs. Contact DeVry Institute of Technology, 1350 Alum Creek Dr., Columbus OH 43209; 614-253-1525.
Franklin University is located on the eastern edge of downtown, serving over 5,000 commuting students. The university offers bachelor's and two-year degrees, and added a new MBA program in 1993. A $6.5 million campaign will unite the campus, tying the academic environment together through capital improvements. For more information contact Franklin University, 201 S. Grant Ave., Columbus OH 43215; 614-341-6237.
Ohio Dominican University is a four-year liberal arts institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic and Dominican tradition. In addition to the university's main campus, located on the northeast side of Columbus, ODU also has satelite locations at Easton and Tuttle. Ohio Dominican has approx. 2500 students and offers undergraduate degrees in more than 35 majors as well as several graduate degree programs. Ohio Dominican uses a student-centered approach, with a commitment to quality teaching and learning and a number of academic programs of distinction. For more information contact, Ohio Dominican University, 1216 Sunbury Rd., Columbus OH 43219 local 614-253-2741 or toll free 1-800-955-6446.
Ohio Wesleyan University is a private college of liberal arts and sciences located 25 miles north of Columbus in Delaware. With 1,650 undergraduates, Ohio Wesleyan offers more than 50 majors. A variety of unique academic experiences exist with interdepartmental programs, inter-generational housing and a plethora of extra curriculars. For more information contact Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware OH 43015; 614-368-2000.
Otterbein College is a private liberal arts college located on 114-acres in Westerville, 15 miles from downtown. Over 2,400 students take advantage of the academic programs in 36 undergraduate programs. A strong arts program enhances the Otterbein curriculum, boasting an annual series of professional performances in dance, theatre, and classical music. For more information contact Otterbein College, Westerville OH 43081; 614-890-3000.
Technical and Vocational
There are a number of two-year and technical schools:
- Bradford School 614-846-9410
- Central Ohio Technical College 292-4094
- Columbus Paraprofessional 614-891-5030
- Delaware Joint Vocational School 740-363-1993
- Eastland Career Center 614-837-9443
- Mount Carmel College of Nursing
- Nationwide Beauty Academy 614-888-1092, 614-252-5252
- Ohio State Schools of Cosmetology 614-252-5252 , 800-276-3400