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Cuyahoga Falls City School District

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Student Services Department

Student Services Department

We strive to ensure all learners receive equitable access to every opportunity, so they can live their success. The Department of Student Services encompasses enrollment and registration, special education, gifted and talented, English learning, wellness & success, and school health services for physical and mental health.

Our purpose is:
  • To register all students grades kindergarten through 12
  • To process all applications for open enrollment, both within and outside the district
  • To provide district school psychological services
  • To provide district guidance, behavioral, and mental health support for our students
  • To provide student special education services
  • To provide school nursing services
  • To provide school occupational and physical therapy services
  • To provide district speech and language services


Kenneth Elder
Director of Student Services
330-926-3800 ext. 502048
[email protected]

Holly Merkle, MSSA, LISW-S
Coordinator of Wellness and Success
(330) 926-3800 ext. 502103

Christine Shaw
Student Data & Systems Coordinator
330-926-3800 ext. 502045
[email protected]
Heather Houck
330-926-3800 ext. 502040

Mary Rosen
Administrative Assistant to the 
Director of Student Services
330-926-3800 ext. 502042

Heather Morgan
Student Services Secretary
330-926-3800 ext. 502096

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