Carey Exempted Village Schools

The Carey Exempted Village Schools encompasses approximately 50 square miles and is located in Carey, OH, population 3,500, in Wyandot County with portions extending into Seneca County. Wyandot County is bounded by Crawford, Hardin, Hancock, Marion, and Seneca Counties. The County is served by State Routes 15, 53, 103, 199 and US Highways 23 and 30. It is within 90 minutes of the state capital, Columbus, and has access to Interstate Highway 75 via State Route 15.

The District is organized into a PK-5 elementary school with approximately 400 students and a 6-12 building with approximately 480 students all housed in one main facility at 2016 Blue Devil Drive on the southern edge of the village. The administrative staff consists in part of the Superintendent, Treasurer, and 3 fulltime Principals. The overall organization of the administrative staff is as follows: Support services available include an Athletic Director, Special Education Supervisor, School Psychologist, Speech Therapist, Guidance and Counseling Services, Title I Reading, Math and Language Arts. The District serves the needs of physically and mentally handicapped students who reside inside the District. Programs are designed for children with developmental, behavioral, orthopedic and multiple handicaps, for students with learning disabilities, and for students needing speech and language therapy.

The District employs 70 certified education personnel as well as 40 non-instructional staff including a Food Service Director, Transportation, Clerical, Secretarial, Custodial, Maintenance, Educational Aides and EMIS Coordinator.

The major sources of revenue to the District are local property taxes on real property, along with income taxes and State aid. Other funds, such as lunch and special classes are partially funded for their expenditures by designated State and Federal grants.