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Sandusky is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Erie County. Situated in northern Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie, Sandusky is located roughly midway between Toledo (45 miles (72 km) west) and Cleveland (50 miles (80 km) east).

The Jackson Street Pier is a newly renovated tourism destination in Downtown Sandusky on Shoreline Dr. It features an event center, great lawn, Goodtime Ferry Dock, Selfie Locations, Boardwalk around the edge, Benches, Fishing, Ice Cream vendor, Slush Vendor, Restrooms, and more. Sandusky has a tourism industry fueled by Cedar Point, the neighboring islands, boating, and more recently by its many indoor and outdoor water parks. It is also noted for being the location of the “Callahan Auto Parts” in the movie Tommy Boy.

Cedar Point is a major American amusement park located on Sandusky’s coast on Lake Erie. One of America’s oldest theme parks and popularly known as “America’s Roller Coast”, the park has the second largest collection of roller coasters at 17, behind only Six Flags Magic Mountain.

May through August every year, Sandusky residents and incoming tourists flock to the neighboring islands north of the city, with many transportation options leaving right from downtown. The islands include Kelleys Island, South Bass Island (host of the popular village known as Put-in-Bay), Middle Bass Island and North Bass Island. Themed parties are a common occurrence in the summer season throughout Sandusky and on the neighboring islands, such as “Island Fest”, “Rock on the Dock”, and “Christmas in July”; thousands of residents and tourists join in the festivities annually.

The tourist draw produced by Cedar Point has attracted resort businesses and waterparks to the area. Sandusky is home to several museums and historic homes. These include the Cooke-Dorn House historic site which was the home of Eleutheros Cooke, the Follett House Museum which was the home of Oran Follett, the Martime Museum of Sandusky, the Merry-Go Round Museum, and the Ohio Veterans Home Museum.

Sandusky Public Schools enroll 3,775 students in public primary and secondary schools.

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N/A Furry Elementary School Preschool - 2Nd Grade Public
1 Sandusky Early Learning Academy Preschool - Kindergarten Public
3 Meadowlawn Elementary School 3Rd Grade - 5th Grade Public
1 Sandusky Primary School 1St Grade - 2Nd Grade Public
1 Academy Of Arts And Sciences Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
1 Sandusky Intermediate School 3Rd Grade - 6th Grade Public
N/A Regional Center For Advanced Academic Studies 3Rd Grade - 6th Grade Public
1 Sandusky Middle School 7th Grade - 8th Grade Public
3 Perkins Middle School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
N/A Sandusky Digital Learning Center 7th Grade - 12th Grade Public
3 Perkins High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
1 Sandusky High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Sandusky Central Catholic School Preschool - 12th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A New Story - Sandusky Campus Kindergarten - 12th Grade Private/Charter
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