Communications/Community Engagement


  • The Lorain City School District believes in the power of transparency and engagement to build trust, understanding and support for our schools. We share our story through various media to ensure families, residents, and media partners receive timely and accurate information about our schools. Here's how:

    Website: The lorainschools.org website is the hub for all information in our school district. Be sure to register for e-alerts to receive customized notifications about the content you care for most straight to your e-mail.

    Mobile App: Download our Mobile App from the Apple Store and Google Play Store. Search for "Lorain City Schools" and look for the Titan sword! The newsfeed will keep you updated with the latest news headlines, announcements, and upcoming events. In addition, benefit from quick links to resources you use most, including the online gradebook, lunch menus, athletic schedules, and more.

    Social Media: Be a part of the conversation by connecting to your schools through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Click here to see a list of all of our district and school accounts.

    Instant Notifications: Messages are delivered to multiple phone lines for emergency, weather related information and high priority messages. This system is used to notify parents immediately.

    Media Relations: The Communications Director works daily with local media to ensure our community and region is informed about the great people, programs, successes and challenges in the Lorain City Schools.

    Crisis Communications: The Lorain City School District works with multiple departments to respond quickly and effectively in times of crisis. Areas include school safety, weather related events, illness, and other issues in our schools. 

    Community Engagement: The Lorain City Schools believe in 2-way communication, and works throughout the year to gather input on decisions that guide our work. Surveys, focus groups, and advisory committees play an important role in our planning process.

    Special Events: Celebrating student success is vital to building pride and unity in our district. Band performances, concerts, plays, athletics, literacy nights, open dialogue sessions with the superintendent and many additional opportunities exist throughout the year to welcome our community in to our schools.

    Community/Business/Schools Partnership: This organization links the resources within our community to the needs within our schools to bring great opportunities to our students. Click here to join.

    TV20: Covering athletic events, concerts, board meetings, special events, and more, TV20 brings our schools right to your living room.

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