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Calling the Class of 2036!

CCSD would like to announce our dates for Kindergarten Registration and Screenings. If you have or know of a child that will be 5 years of age on or before August 1st, 2023 please click the following link to schedule your appointment. If you have any questions please contact CPS Assistant Principal Megan Cooper at (740) 774-3307.

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Chillicothe Primary School will serve approximately 600 students Kindergarten through 2nd Grade in our new state of the art building. Our building is staffed with highly qualified professionals that are dedicated to providing a safe and enriching learning environment conducive to student success and student achievement. All of us at Chillicothe Primary believe that every student has the potential to be an outstanding student, citizen and leader.

We are a STEM Designated Building in the state of Ohio. Chillicothe City Schools is committed  to preparing our students for successful careers and opportunities in fields or jobs that may not even exist yet. Students engage differently with a variety of topics based on their own interests, experiences and questions. Our VOICE program provides opportunities for students to choose topics to study in depth. These groups are made up of students from multiple grade levels who share a common interest. Students interact with local experts and community leaders who help to enhance these learning experiences. Our students will also be participating in Environmental Science Research during our Muddy Boots and Backpacks program in coordination with the Ross County Parks and Recreation Department. 

Chillicothe Primary School is a Lighthouse School in Leader In Me. We incorporate Dr. Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into our curriculum. Students learn the importance of setting goals and achieving those goals. Our Mission at Chillicothe Primary is to Learn, Lead and Serve.

If you are interested in coming to Chillicothe Primary or moving to the Chillicothe area and would like more information, please call 740-774-3307.

Principal's Message

Kim Hurst

CPS Families,

Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year!  I am honored to serve as your principal at Chillicothe Primary School.  This is my 29th year in education previously working as a music teacher, small learning community leader and data coach in the Columbus area.  

We here at CPS help children grow their minds, their spirits and their hearts.  Our learning community connects us and gives us the opportunity to inspire the youngest Cavaliers.  It’s the community support, innovative instruction and whole child focus on education that makes me proud to serve as the Principal of Chillicothe Primary School.  

An effective leader is one who serves and I cherish the opportunity to serve the staff, students and parents of our learning community. As a parent of three children myself, I understand the importance of communication and trust in our school.  Please do not hesitate at any time to reach out to me or the school staff with your ideas, feedback, or ways to improve our learning community. 

I am excited about starting the 2021-2022 school year and know together we are going to make CPS your home!  

Go Cavs!

Kim Hurst

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