Meigs County schools are known for
their high marks, small class sizes, and modern facilities.
There are three school districts that serve Meigs County – Meigs
County Schools, Eastern Local and Southern Local. All three have
received excellent performance ratings from the state.
In 2009, the University of Rio Grande
opened the Meigs Center, which opened a world of new local
education possibilities for residents. The local campus has
grown to an enrollment of 300. The facility has the resources to
customize workforce training programs to meet the needs of
Meigs County is just a half hour
drive from Ohio’s second largest university – Ohio University in
Athens. Offering 250 major degree programs, the institution has
an enrollment of 20,000 students. This proximity to the
university provides Meigs County with the benefit of jobs for
many county residents and the ability to be close to technology.