Building Profile


In a community of approximately 35,000 residents, the Perry Local School System serves 5,000
students. Lying between the cities of Canton and Massillon, suburban Perry Township is mainly
an industrial/business community where agriculture is still an important part of the economy.
Genoa is one of five elementary schools in the Perry District. Our school was built in 1921and
was renovated in 1940, 1950, and 1969 to better serve our students. We proudly serve a diverse
population of Kindergarten through fourth graders. We have three classrooms at grade four, three at each kindergarten, first, and second grades and four at third grade. We offer various special education services as well as Title I support and Gifted/Talented services. High expectations permeate all that we do. We are dedicated to building positive relationships with students while providing them with work that is relevant, rigorous and engaging. Please visit our website to learn more about the great things happening at Genoa!

Honors and Awards

▪Ranked “Excellent” by the Ohio Department of Education
▪Ohio School of Promise Awardee
▪National Blue Ribbon School Awardee
▪National Title I Distinguished School Awardee

Statistics & Additional Information

▪Total Enrollment: Approximately 368
▪Grade Levels: K-4
▪Number of Staff: 43
Certified 33
Classified 10
▪100% of staff is Highly Qualified as determined by the Ohio Department of Education
▪Core subjects: math, reading, writing, science and social studies
▪Specialized areas: computer lab, library, art, music and physical education
▪Focus on technology for the 21st Century learner, with electronic smartboards in every