The Otsego Hall of Fame


Otsego Local Schools is now accepting nominations for The Otsego Hall of Fame which will recognize individuals who have brought honor to themselves by making significant impacts or contributions to the school, community, and/or students. This recognition program will also provide opportunities to honor alumni who have earned distinction beyond graduation. The categories for nomination include: Alumni, Former School Employees, Former Coaches and Friends of Otsego. The overview and forms are available on the Otsego Local School District website under Forms and Handbooks. The deadline for nominations is November 14, 2014. The reception and awards presentation will be January 23, 2015 at Otsego High School.

Click here for the Hall of Fame Overview and Nomination Form

Otsego LSD Strategic Plan

The objective of our Strategic Plan is to guide the district as we work towards creating a school system that is progressive and focused on 21st Century Skills, while providing opportunities that challenge all children within our schools.  


Otsego's Strategic Plan has Four Primary Goals:

This plan is the culmination of four community forums, two full-day strategic planning team retreats,and hundreds of survey responses from students, parents, staff, and community members.


Last fall, Otsego Local Schools began to collect data from parents and community members. The baseline data supported the strategic planning process completed later that year. The survey data results and the strategic plans were included on the website.

It is time to collect additional data to determine if the district is meeting needs of our families and our community and moving forward with the strategic plan. Please take time to complete one of the two surveys listed below. The links open a survey for either Otsego parents/families or Otsego community members. Paper copies will be available in each school’s office, at the Weston and Grand Rapids library branches, at village offices, and at local post offices.

Please complete all electronic surveys on or before Friday, November 14th. Paper copies should be returned to the central office (mail or drop off at address below) by November 14th as well. Thank you in advance for completing the surveys. They provide valuable information to the district. Results will be shared through this weekly update and will be made available on the website.

To complete a survey, click on the appropriate link.

Alumni Survey

Otsego Local Schools would like to reconnect with the outstanding Alumni of Otsego, Weston, Haskins, Grand Rapids, or Washington Township. If you could take a few minutes and fill out the brief survey we would appreciate it. Thank you!



The State of Ohio has released the 2013-2014 Report card.  I am very proud of what our students and staff accomplished last year. We continue to show improvements in several areas. The teachers, staff, and administration are committed to helping all students of Otsego Local Schools reach their highest potential. This is only one data set that we use to measure the success of our students and staff.  As you recall, a five year strategic plan was developed last year that has four core initiatives: Increase Academic Excellence, Community Engagement, Enhance Student Culture, and Financial Strength. This strategic plan will serve as a “road map” to future planning, resource allocation, staff development, and decision making over the next several years. We are very excited about this plan and the possibilities it provides our students, parents, and community to improve the education at Otsego.

Please click here for the Report Card Explanation provided by the Ohio Department of Education

Please click here for the Otsego Local Schools 2013-2014 Report Card.

Adam Koch, Superintendent  

Online Registration Available for Current Otsego Students — New Students Click Here

We are very excited to announce an online registration data system for the upcoming school year, powered by InfoSnap. The system is a secure and green process, which allows the district to verify all student demographic, emergency and medical information for your child prior to the start of the new school year. This system will save us time and money and will be allow us to keep up to date accurate information. The system will also allow you to electronically sign the annual permission forms for school district policies. In short, this online process replaces hard copy student registration and permission forms that your child brings home on the first day of school.

When it is time to fill out the online form, you will receive a letter/email from Otsego with instructions on how to access the system for your student(s). Letters will be mailed home next week. The letter will contain a link/instructions and a secure “snapcode” that links directly to your student’s information. You will create an account, that you will use each year for this process, and submit a form for each student in your family. To make the process easier for families with multiple students, you will have the option to copy all generic family information to all other students in your family.

We would appreciate all families to take action and complete these forms as soon as possible after receiving the letter/email. Your student’s registration will not be complete until the forms have been submitted. If you do not have access to the Internet, we will have computers available at our back to school days on August 12th from 9-2 and August 13th from 1-7. If you have any further questions, please contact a Building Office or the Central Office. ​

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