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Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction OCSS - Sherman School

Department administrators award and congratulate the CCI Sherman School graduates.


Chillicothe Correctional Institution

P. O. Box 5500
15802 State Route 104 North
Chillicothe, OH 45601


(740) 774-7080



The Sherman School operates on the grounds of the Chillicothe Correctional Institution (CCI) in Chillicothe, Ohio.  CCI houses approximately 2,900 minimum, medium, and close security inmates. The compound is 72 acres within the perimeter of the fence and is the largest institution in Ohio.  The Sherman School commits to the following educational programs:

Academic Programs:

  • Literacy Program
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Pre-GED/GED
  • Advanced Job Training 

Career/Technical (vocational) Programs:

  • Carpentry
  • Building Maintenance
  • Welding
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
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The Ohio Central School System is pleased to highlight the CCI Sherman School graduates and announce that from 10/1/2009 through 7/31/2010, CCI awarded 93 GED completers, 46 vocational completers, 40 Literacy completers, 35 ABE completers and 141 Pre-GED completers.  In addition, at the end of fiscal year 2010 the Sherman School had served 807 academic students, 57 Career-Technical students, 356 Career Enhancement students, and 272 advanced job training students.

A unique fact about the CCI Sherman School is that it was built in 1931, and was part of the US Reformatory of Chillicothe.  In 1966, the State Of Ohio acquired the grounds and made it the Chillicothe Correctional Institution.  Today the Sherman School is pleased to be a part of the institutions history by offering those who enter its doors quality educational programming and career enhancing tools proven to help prepare those reentering society with the skills to become productive tax paying citizens.