Northwest High School (Canal Fulton, Ohio)

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Northwest High School
8580 Erie Ave N
Canal Fulton, Ohio, 44614
United States
Type Public high school
Founded 1956
School district Northwest Local School District
Principal Eric C. Bornstine
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 726[1] (2010)
Language English
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Red, White, Gray
Athletics conference Independent
Team name Indians
Accreditation Ohio Department of Education
Communities served Canal Fulton, Lawrence Township, Clinton and parts of New Franklin
Distinctions Ohio Dept. of Education Excellent rating- 2010[1]

Northwest High School is a public high school in Lawrence Township, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Northwest Local Schools district. Northwest's sports teams are nicknamed the Indians and are in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference until June 30, 2011.


  • Northwest students complete a general education requirement of 21.50 credit hours, in preparation for collegiate studies. The school offers 86 classes.

Physical Education[edit]

Two physical education classes are offered.


A health and an advance health course are offered.


Fourteen English classes are offered at various levels and focus.

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

  • Wrestling– 2006* Ohio High School Athletic Association[2] Recorded Justin Carter Of Northwest High School in Canal Fulton as fastest Pin At 8 Seconds in a wrestling tourny in North Royalton Ohio
* Record held by Carter of Canal Fulton High School till end of school year.
  • Boys golf – Justin Lower 2006 State Champion[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

Football Program[edit]

The Northwest High School Football program has made nine straight OHSAA football playoff appearances, a stark county record. The program also has been NBC Champs in 2003 and 2007. Also, NBC-Co Champs in 2006. In 2004, the team made it to the final four in the state of Ohio.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b "Northwest High School 2009-2010 School Year Report Card" (PDF). Ohio Department of Education Local Report Card Files. Ohio Department of Education. Retrieved 29 August 2010. 
  2. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  3. ^ OHSAA Golf. "Ohio High School Athletic Association 2006 State Golf Championship Results". Retrieved 2010-08-17. 
  4. ^ Christina Redekopp. "Homecoming sweet for dance/TV/movie star Mary Murphy". Retrieved 2007-07-23. 

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