Parenting kids in school

Every student has unique needs and challenges, and a parent’s attitudes about education can be an important factor in a child’s journey through school. By modeling curiosity, confidence and a love of learning, parents can inspire a positive academic experience. Find helpful tips and resources for parenting during childhood education in Stark County.

Tips to help your child succeed

Supporting a student through their journey in school can be difficult for any parent. These tips can help:

  • Attend back-to-school night and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Get involved by volunteering at your child’s school.
  • Know the school’s disciplinary policies.
  • Make sure your child is ready to learn. Prepare a healthy breakfast and ensure your child has supplies, lunch and completed homework ready to go in the morning.
  • Support homework expectations.
  • Teach organizational and study skills.
  • Visit the school and its website. Learn about school programs, curriculum, teachers and after-school activities that are available. Note test dates, special programs and class trips.


School contact information

Alliance City School District

200 Glamorgan St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 821-2100

Canton City School District

Public school system in Canton, Ohio.
305 McKinley Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 438-2500

Canton Local School District

600 Faircrest St. SE
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 484-8019

Fairless Local School District

11885 Navarre Rd.
Navarre, OH 44662
Phone: (330) 767-3577

Jackson Local School District

7602 Fulton Dr.
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 830-8000

Lake Local School District

436 King Church Ave. SW
Uniontown, OH 44685
Phone: (330) 877-9383

Louisville City School District

407 East Main St.
Louisville, OH 44641
Phone: (330) 875-1666

Marlington Local School District

10320 Moulin Ave. NE
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 823-7458

Massillon City School District

930 17th St. NE
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 830-3900

Minerva Local School District

406 East St.
Minerva, OH 44657
Phone: (330) 868-4332

North Canton City School District

525 7th St. NE
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 497-5600

Northwest Local School District

Northwest local school district in Canal Fulton, OH.
2309 Locust St. S
Canal Fulton, OH 44614
Phone: (330) 854-2291

Osnaburg Local School District

310 Browning Ct.
East Canton, OH 44730
Elementary: (330) 488-0392
Elementary: (330) 488-0392
Middle School: (330) 488-0334
Middle School: (330) 488-0334
High School: (330) 488-0316
High School: (330) 488-0316

Perry Local School District

Public school system in Perry Township.
4201 13th St. SW
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 477-8121

Plain Local School District

901 44th St. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 492-3500

Sandy Valley Local School District

5362 State Rte. 183 NE
Magnolia, OH 44643
Phone: (330) 866-3339

Tuslaw Local School District

1835 Manchester Ave. NW
Massillon, OH 44647
Phone: (330) 837-7813
Helpful links

Ohio Department of Education: Parents

Helpful information to guide your child’s education.

Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center Resources for Families

Resources on a variety of topics to help support you in your role as a parent, or caregiver for children, to promote student success.

Advice, tips and educational activities to help parents promote a positive educational experience while learning with their children.

PBS Parents

Information and support for parents who have school-aged children.


Resources and information for parents to support their students at home and in school.

Bold Beginning!

Access local resources for all things related to pregnancy and early childhood, including information about milestones and healthy beginnings.