Who We Are - SHS
It is the mission of Sidney City Schools to inspire, empower, and prepare our students for their best future.
Our vision is to meet the needs of all students in a safe, respectful, and responsible learning community.
Our students have access to programs and services that allow them to achieve success in the classroom and in the community.
We are proud of our many curriculum offerings, as well as the great accomplishments of our students. The success of our students is a reflection of the quality of education our staff continues to provide. Our teachers’ continued efforts to embrace and implement new programs and state mandates are the reason why our district is able to make progress. The district looks to the future as it embraces the ever-changing landscape of education and as well as maintaining financial stability, strong leadership, and quality education.
Our staff and students will lead by example and will encourage a positive environment for learning. In our daily activities, we will be safe, we will be challenged, we will be collaborative, and we will be exceptional.
Sidney High School's average enrollment is 980, with around 100 students attending the Upper Valley Career Center. The average graduating class size is approximately 250 students.
Students at Sidney High School have access to more than 18 College Credit Plus (college-level) and Advanced Placement courses offered on campus. Additionally, students may take classes at Edison State Community College.
Sidney City Schools offers a number of extracurricular clubs, activities, and sports to its students including Academia, Breakfast Club, Business Professionals of America, Drama Club, FCCLA, Foreign Language Club, FFA, Key Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Student Government, and more, as well as a variety of boys, girls, and co-ed sports. All of our sports teams are Division I with the exception of football, which is Division II.
Sidney City Schools has a proud tradition of excellent performing arts programs including choir, concert band, marching band, and orchestra, as well a drama club which presents a musical annually.
We are very proud of our school, our staff, and our students. Jacket pride is community pride.