Guernsey County’s educational system is an active participant in efforts to bring jobs to the community. It supports employers and employees every step of the way. This support includes pre-employment training programs, on-the-job development programs and college-level programs.

Public Education

Cambridge City Schools

Elementary schools: 3
Junior high: 1
High school(s): 1
Total enrollment: 2,771
Teachers and administrators: 215

East Guernsey Local Schools

Elementary schools: 3
Middle School(s): 1
High school(s): 1
Total enrollment: 1,226
Teachers and administrators: 90

Rolling Hills Local Schools

Elementary schools: 3
Middle school(s): 1
High school(s): 1
Total enrollment: 2,185
Teachers and administrators: 165

Colleges and Universities

Muskingum University:

Private, Presbyterian college 9 miles west of Cambridge
Offers four-year liberal arts and science programs with 37 majors.

Zane State College

Located in Zanesville, offering 2-year associate degrees and 1-year certificates in various fields.

Guernsey-Noble Career Center

Three branches located in Cambridge, Zanesville, and Belmont offering 100+ major areas of study available for associate and bachelor’s degrees.

Kent State University

Branch located in New Philadelphia offering associate degree programs in a variety of fields as well as first 2 years of 4-year degree programs.

St. Benedict School

Elementary school(s) K-8th: 1

Zane State College Training Center

  • Opened fall 2001
  • 38,000 square-foot training center dedicated to regional business and industry training needs
  • Operated by Zane State College
  • Located at the D.O. Hall Business Center, Guernsey County’s newest business park
  • Tailored training programs

Guernsey-Noble Career Center

  • Branch of Mid-East Career and Technical Center
  • Full-time trade and industrial training courses for junior and senior high school students
  • Adult education, industrial training, customized business training