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. T.C. Knapp is one of five elementary schools in the Perry
District. The school was built in 1970, however, in 2002, T.C. Knapp was renovated to
better serve our students. With handicap accessibility and central air, Knapp’s structure
is conducive to all learners. Doors are secured throughout the school day to assist in
providing a safe atmosphere. Please feel free to take a look inside T.C. Knapp by visiting
our website.

Statistics & Additional Information

▪Total Enrollment: 402
▪Grade Levels: PreK-4
▪Number of Staff: 50
Certified 33
Classified 21

▪School Year: Four 9-week Grading Periods
▪Ranked “Excellent” by the Ohio Department of Education for the past six years
▪Core subjects: math, reading, writing, science and social studies
▪Specialized areas: computer lab, library, art, music and physical education
▪Specialized services: Title One Reading, Resource/Co-teaching, and Gifted & Talented
▪Awarded $83,000 for an Outdoor Discovery and Learning Center
▪Home to the district preschool program
▪100% of staff is “highly qualified,” as determined by the Ohio Department of Education
▪86% of certified staff has earned a Master’s Degree
▪Strong emphasis on the Six Pillars of Character
▪Focus on technology for the 21st Century learner, with electronic smartboards in every