Welcome to Lake Center Christian School

Lake Center Christian School is located in Hartville, Ohio and devoted to academic excellence and service to Christ. Our beautiful 50-acre campus offers state-of-the-art classrooms, athletic fields, and other amenities. 

Main Entrance

Welcome to our main lobby, where we greet students and check in all visitors. At the far wall, you see a display of student art. Highlighting and celebrating our students’ artistic pursuits is a common theme throughout the building. We also have glass showcases for our school awards and recognitions. 

Learn about a variety of student achievements here.


Our elementary school consists of cheerful, spacious classrooms and an emphasis on a solid foundational education and Biblical teaching. Fine arts, co-curricular activities, youth athletics, gifted programming, and much more is available to our pre-K through 6th grade students. 

For Kindergarten, we offer half-day and full-day options, with the focus on school readiness, play, and spiritual guidance. 

Junior High School

Our junior high school helps prepare students for high school and beyond, with both academic and spiritual support. Our junior high school provides students in grades 7 – 8 with challenging curriculum that prepares them for high school success. 

Our junior high students have access to a wide range of co-curricular activities, athletics, and fine arts opportunities.

Senior High School

Our senior high school offers a challenging college-preparatory program that prepares students for success in future endeavors and emphasizes the importance of faith. LCCS students consistently rate above state average on ACT scores. Our recent graduates have earned more than $5,700,000 in scholarships.

In addition to academics, our students have competitive athletics, fine arts, and co-curricular activities, and spiritual growth opportunities, such as service trips both locally and abroad.

Cafeteria & Cafenasium

Welcome to the Lake Center Christian Cafeteria! We’re so excited to be able to serve our students, staff and guests. We offer both hot meals and a variety of a la carte items such as hamburgers, chicken patties, salads or deli sandwiches. All hot lunches comes with fruit, vegetable and milk. 

Grades 7-12

Each day we offer our menu items as well cheeseburgers, chicken patties, chef salads and deli sandwiches. Remember that our lunches come with fruit, vegetables, and milk.

Grades K-6

Grades K-6 have hot meals which includes a main dish, fruit, vegetable and milk. These students also have the choice to pick between main dish, hot dog, or a PB&J Uncrustable. A la carte items are available for elementary students.

We added our Cafenasium, a multi-functional auxiliary gym, in 2019. It allows year-round volleyball and basketball. In addition, many other sports teams use the cafenasium for conditioning and training purposes. It includes a full-length basketball court, two smaller side basketball courts, a full-length volleyball court, and two smaller side volleyball courts.


Nurse's Clinic

The health room, known as the clinic, provides a medical professional for assistance in all non-traumatic needs. The clinic also dispenses all parent-provided, doctor-ordered medication. In addition to our health clinic, we have an isolation clinic for individuals who present communicable symptoms. This is a precautionary measure to help minimize the spread of communicable disease within our school. The clinic has cots with space and clear dividers for social distancing measures and exits that allow symptomatic individuals to leave the building without having further contact with others. 

Gymnasium & Athletic Fields

Our gymnasium facility includes a full-length basketball court and full-length volleyball court, with smaller side courts. The gymnasium hosts junior high and high school volleyball and basketball contests along with practices. It offers training space for all sports, year-round, at all levels. With a capacity just under 700, the gym has been noted as one of the best in the Portage Trail Conference.

Our varsity baseball field was named NEOBCA Division IV Field of the Year in 2018. The field has a grass infield, sprinkler system, professional-grade dirt, fencing that fully encloses the facility, custom windscreen, scoreboard, two dugouts, press box, two bullpens, batting cage pavilion, newly constructed platform backstop with netting and chair-back bleacher seating. 

The varsity softball field has professional-grade dirt, sprinkler system, turf behind home plate and along foul territory to 1st and 3rd base, a scoreboard, a temporary homerun fence, custom windscreen and banners, two dugouts, press box and a batting cage pavilion.

The varsity soccer field boasts one of the best natural surfaces in the Portage Trail Conference. It has a full-length soccer field, world competition soccer goals, custom corner flags, custom team benches, scoreboard and fencing that fully encloses the facility.

Our track and field complex offers a shotput and discus area, long jump strip, high jump area, fencing that fully encloses the facility and a small bleacher system. A base asphalt layer was installed in the summer of 2020 for the eventual rubberizing and lining of an eight-lane, all-weather track in the summer of 2021.



At LCCS, we recognize the importance of outdoor activity and physical fitness. We have outdoor recess in our play area every day that weather permits for students in Pre-K through 6th grade. The play area includes a Forever Lawn® turf in our blue and gold colors with our cross logo in the center and a variety of activities such as swings, monkey bars, basketball hoops, slides, playground climbers, crawl tubes, a teeter duo, orbital spring and Poseidon’s Hideout. We also have four picnic tables under a two pavilions and benches for parents to watch their children play.


Student Lounge


GATE & Sensory Rooms

Lake Center’s unique atmosphere and welcoming student body embraces students with a wide-range of abilities. We offer occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, intervention specialists, instructional specialists, and early intervention programs. We also are a Jon Peterson Scholarship program provider.  

Our sensory room is designed to help individuals with sensory issues learn to regulate their brain’s negative reactions to external and internal stimuli by developing coping skills for these experiences. The sensory room helps students achieve a “just right” state for paying attention and learning, allowing those who are overactive to feel calmer and those who are underactive to feel more alert. The room is not limited to students with IEPs. Any student is welcome to use the room with principal and teacher permission, while under supervision.

If you’re interested in a private, Christian school, contact us to request information or take an onsite tour.

See the Lake Center difference for yourself.

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