Shawnee Local Schools has four school facilities. Shawnee High School, Shawnee Middle School, Maplewood Elementary, and Elmwood Elementary. All buildings have well-equipped science labs, state-of the-art computers, and comprehensive library/media centers. Shawnee High School has a number of advanced placement course offerings, excellent fine arts classes, technology coursework, tech programs, etc.
The arts are encouraged. Students continually score in the "superior category" at state competitions in both vocal and instrumental music. The community has the Lima Concert Band and Lima Symphony Orchestra in which students, former students, and staff