5571 Route 6 West • P.O. Box 1180
Andover, Ohio 44003
PH: 440.293.6488 • FX: 440.293.7654
Superintendent – Michael Candela
Treasurer – Thomas Brockway


Pymatuning Valley 2018-2019 Opening Information:

Pymatuning Schools Open House/Meet Your Teacher is on Monday, August 13th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at your child’s designated building.    A Parent Appreciation Night will follow the Open House where families can come over to the Primary School Cafeteria anytime between 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. There will be hot dogs and light refreshments served at no cost to families. Meanwhile, the annual Back to School Bash, sponsored by our local churches, businesses and community members will be held at the Primary School Sunshine Room from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  The Back to School Bash provides financially challenged students from grades Pre-K to 8th grade with free school supplies along with fun activities.

If that’s not enough fun!  Come over to the PV Athletic Boosters fall sports Meet the Team and Lucky Laker Drop on the Football Field beginning at 7:00 p.m.  There will be a Grand Prize of $500.00 with 5 additional $100.00 prizes!  Get your tickets now from any booster member, PV athlete or Administration Office.

Freshman Orientation will also take place on the 13th beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the High School Veterans Memorial Performing Arts Center along with 5th Grade Orientation at the Middle School at 4:00 p.m.

The first day of school for students will be Wednesday, August 15th.   Preschool will begin Thursday, August 16th.    Once again the Primary School will be implementing a staggered start for kindergarten students.   It is our hope that this staggered start will ease your child’s transition to school.  Letters were sent out this week to parents of Kindergarten students indicating the date in which they will start.

High School’s homeroom begins at 7:35 a.m. and they are released at 2:14 p.m.  Middle School’s homeroom begins at 7:30 a.m. and they are released at 2:20 p.m.  Primary School begins at 9:00 a.m. and they are released at 3:15 p.m. 



YMCA Job Posting for PV Schools

2018-2019 Bus Routes





High School Office – 440-293-6263
Middle School Office – 440-293-6981
Primary School Office – 440-293-6206
Bus Garage – 440-293-5362
Pymatuning Valley Fitness Center – 293-6842


E-mail address: lakers@pvschools.org

Starting and Ending Times for all buildings:

High School – 7:35 a.m. – 2:14 p.m.
Middle School – 7:33 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Primary School – 9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.





NEW 2018-2019 School Calendar



The bus garage is currently accepting applications for Substitute Bus Drivers.  Please contact Becky Sanders at the bus garage for more information.  440-293-5362

 Application for Employment


School Closing Procedures

Two Hour Delay Procedures