School support resources

In order for a student to overcome obstacles and achieve their full potential, it is important that they receive support, not just at home, but also in school. Learn about the mentoring programs and services available for students in Stark County. When a child is struggling – whether academically, behaviorally, emotionally or socially – schools are uniquely positioned to take note and take action.

Local school districts

Talk to your local guidance department to connect with mentors, sign up for tutoring and access other educational supports:

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
Mentoring resources

Find information about the tutoring and mentoring services available in Stark County. These programs provide opportunities for learning, job training and peer-to-peer engagement:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit, Medina & Stark Counties, Inc.

Mentoring network serving more than 350 at-risk children ages 6 to 18. Children are matched with adult volunteers who provide ongoing encouragement and support for life-long success.
Goodwill Campus
408 9th St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 445-1123


MentorStark is a central hub to help people find youth and young adult development programs and activities in Stark County. Whether you want to volunteer for a program or find an opportunity for yourself or your child, MentorStark is here to help! Learn more: 

Project REBUILD, Inc.

Creates pathways for local young people to academic, professional and leadership opportunities.
406 Shorb Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44703
Phone: (330) 588-3205

Stark County Community Action Agency

Emergency HEAP Appointment Line: 330-617-1055 Summer & Winter Crisis PIPP Offers employment services, financial support and career counseling to the Stark County community. Head Start HEAP HWAP (Home Weatherization) Community Action Pathways HUB Work Force Development
1366 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 454-1676
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Helpful links

Child Mind Institute

Tips for supporting children who are having difficulties in the classroom.

Great Schools!

Strategies to help students succeed in school.

Khan Academy

Free online resources to help children get extra practice in the areas they study in school.

Oxford Learning

Dos and don’ts to help children overcome academic challenges.

Special Education Degrees

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