Amherst Junior High School

Welcome to Amherst Junior High School. On behalf of the entire faculty and staff I extend our best wishes for a successful school year. We look forward to supporting you in another year of academic growth.

We hope that with clear expectations, a strong instructional program, and the cooperation of you and your family, the year will be an outstanding one. We are proud of you and of the talents you possess, and hope that you will work hard to use them in the best way possible.

The building is open to students from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The school office is open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Goodbye 8th Grade!

Meet Our Principal

This is my seventh year as principal at Amherst Junior High and I am proud to work in such a great building and district. I am a graduate of Amherst and attended the Amherst Schools from kindergarten through twelfth grade. I feel very fortunate to be the principal at AJH and in a position where I can help Amherst continue to be a wonderful community and successful school district.

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Current News

LCCC Partnership in Review

Steele High School students have earned 4,162 college credits from LCCC saving families $659,011 in LCCC college costs. This equates to over $1.5 million at an Ohio 4-year public university!

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Comet Conversation

This week on Comet Conversation, Superintendent Sayers interviewed two ASEF trustees, Mr. Duane Neidert and Dr. John Schaeffer, to talk about the history of the foundation, their role in our community, and how to support the foundation's work!

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