Maumee Valley Country Day School

Toledo, Ohio

General Information

MVCDS is a welcoming, independent, coeducational day school in northwest Ohio with 500 students (200 in the upper school).  Maumee Valley has a diverse student body and an emphasis on experiential learning and global studies. Our school places an emphasis on proficiency in Spanish and has a connection with a school in Guayaquil, Ecuador. In addition, MV has a strong music and drama program, several AP courses and a Winterim Term. Check out the Winterim offerings at


Winterim (grades 9-12)

Every January, the Upper School suspends its regular curriculum to enable students to study one subject in depth. The intensive learning during this term takes three forms: on-campus classes, educational travel, and independent study projects. Winterim classes have included: Creativity and the Brain, Robotics Design, Discover Glass, Success 2.0, Storycrafting, trips to the Bahamas, Ecuador, and Spain and many more.

Independent Day School Experience

MV invites Network students to design their own two or three week experience living with a MV family and attending classes. Students may enroll in college prep classes with an emphasis on electives in the Arts, social studies, and a global education program. Electives include: environmental science, international issues, economics, graphic design, audio and video production.  One to three week experiences are individually arranged during the school year.

Living Arrangements and Travel

Network students are housed with Maumee Valley families. The Toledo area includes small Midwestern towns as well as the resources of a large city. Interesting places to visit include: the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky and Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Students may fly into either Toledo Express Airport or Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Application Process

Students should complete the Network Student Information form and return it to the home school Network Advisor.


Winterim term is generally the first three weeks of November. See School Calendar for vacation dates.

Download this information in PDF format here: MAUMEE VALLEY.pdf

Tara Reineck

Advisor Name: Tara Reineck
Title: Student Support Specialist
Phone: (419) 381-1313 ex. 156