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Frequently Asked Questions
These are among the most common questions asked about the Piqua City School District. Let us know how else we might help you in learning about PCS if your inquiry is not addressed below.

Timely Answers to Your Questions

How did Piqua City Schools do as a district on the most recent Local Report Card issued by the State of Ohio?
The district received an "Excellent" rating for 2011-2012 school year. For more specific information, please visit the Ohio Department of Education web site which details student performance on the annual testing program, as well as the graduation and attendance rates that are part of the Report Card indicators.

Our family is having a hard time right now. Where can I find help with food and clothing?
Begin with the Human Services Directory published online and in print by the Community Action Council, Metropolitan Housing Authority. You will find it at www.miamicac.org You can search for services by topic or by agency name, find phone numbers, or print out the information you need.

How do I register a child to begin kindergarten this coming year? When is kindergarten registration and screening?
In the spring of each year, kindergarten registration and screening is well publicized and held at Nicklin Learning Center. Families make appointments for their soon-to-be kindergaraten students. Those families who do not register their children in the spring "Kindergargen Kick0off" should begin the registration process at the district's administrative offices, 719 E. Ash Street. Central registration for all students K-12 takes place there. Go to "New Student Registration" on this website to find out more. After registration is complete, an appointment will be made for kindergarten students' screening at Nicklin. Your child must be five years old prior to August 1 to register. During your one hour, your child will complete the kindergarten screening process which includes: speech, hearing and academic screening.
When enrolling a child in kindergarten, you must provide the following:
1. A copy of the child's birth certificate.
2. The child's social security card.
3. Current immunization record.
4. Proof of custody, if applicable.
Every child must have a physical prior to entering kindergarten.

What is Parents As Teachers?
Parents As Teachers is a program available to any Piqua family with a pre-school child or children. Three parent-educators serve these families, to help parents give their children the best possible start in life. Included are personal visits; group meetings; periodic screening; and a network of resources. The PAT office and resource area is located in Wilder Intermediate School, 1120 Nicklin Avenue. Reach the PAT program in Piqua City Schools at 937-615-0228.

Is the calendar set for next school year in Piqua City Schools?
The Board is following the adopted calendar for 2013-14. Click on "Calendar" to return to the home page. Calendars may be downloaded using Adobe Acrobat. Calendars Piqua City Schools calendars are posted on this website once they are Board approved.

Where else can I find information about the Piqua community?
You can learn more about the Piqua community and surrounding area online at: www.visitmiamicounty.org; www.piquaoh.org; www.piquadev.org; www.mainstreetpiqua.com; www.uvjvs.org; www.edisonohio.edu or www.edison.cc.oh.us; www.piqua.lib.oh.us; www.piquaheritagefestival.com; www.piquaareachamber.com; www.miamicountyparks.com

Where do I find the up to date schedules of games and sporting events for Piqua High School and Junior High?
For PHS and PJHS sports/team schedules, go to: www.HighSchoolSports.net

Where do I get information about the finances of the district?
Please go to the Finances page of this website to review general information or to look at the most up to date, official financial documents of the district (use Adobe Acrobat). Please go to the website operated by the campaign committee, Committee for Quality Piqua Schools (www.cfqps.org).
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