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Visit Seven Hills

Welcome! We’re glad you’re here.

The best way to get to know Seven Hills is to visit us in person. Contact the Admission Office at or 513.728.2400 for more information.

Schedule A Tour 

Due to high demand, many grades are full or close to full. Please contact the admission team at for a status update on your grade(s) of interest prior to submitting an application. If you would like to receive a packet of information and be placed on our mailing list for admission news and events, please complete this inquiry form

A member or our admission team will walk you through the school,  highlighting a sampling of the spaces, teachers, and curricular programs to fit your interests. Along the way, you and your family will gain a wealth of information about Seven Hills’ educational philosophy, learning spaces, athletics facilities, teachers, and students. Tours may be scheduled most days between 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. View our Hillsdale Campus map here and our Doherty Campus map here.

To schedule a tour, please contact us at 513.728.2400 or

Campus visits are restricted to necessary visitors only and must be pre-scheduled with your admission representative. As part of our commitment to the safety of our students, faculty, and visitors we are asking all admissions guests to complete our COVID-19 Screening form within 24 hours of your scheduled visit. The Seven Hills School reserves the right to prohibit any individual from entering the property based on the results of the screening. 

COVID-19 Screening form


Contact a member of our admission team

  • For families with children in multiple grades, please contact our Director of Enrollment Management Janet Hill.

  • For families with students entering pre-kindergarten for 2-year-olds, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and the Beginnings Parent & Toddler Enrichment program, please contact Andi Simon.

  • For families with students entering grades 1-5, please contact Nancy McCormick.

  • For families with students entering grades 6-12, please contact Nancy Clark.

Student Visits

Student visits for grades 2-5

Please note: Due to 2021-22 COVID–19 precautions for children ages 12 and under, Seven Hills is not offering student visits at this time.

We invite prospective students entering grades 2-5 to spend time in our classrooms to get a first-hand feel for our Lower School experience. For students entering grade 1, please contact the Admissions office. 

  • An application must be submitted for a student visit in the Lower Schools. 
  • Student visits must be scheduled a minimum of two weeks in advance. 
  • Student visits are scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.
  • Student visits are not available: 10/7, 11/4, 11/23, 11/24, 12/16-1/5, 2/24, 3/17-4/5, after 5/25. 
  • Please note other dates may not be available due to class schedules or field trips.  
  • The admission assessment for grades 2-4 may be scheduled during a student visit.  See Testing  for more information. For students entering grade 1, please discuss options with the admission office.

Contact the Admission Office to schedule a student visit at

Student visits for grades 2-12 are not required as part of the admission process.

Student Visit Days for grades 6-12
Students who are interested in experiencing the Middle or Upper School may spend a morning attending classes and touring our campus. Prospective students entering grades 9-12 may schedule their Student Visit Day online. We request that the admission application, found on our How to Apply page, be submitted before the Student Visit Day. To schedule a Student Visit Day, email Nancy Clark.

Questions & Conversations

We’re bringing our admission events to you! 
We have reformatted our admission events so that you may participate at times that are more convenient for you and from your own home or office! During our virtual Questions and Conversations series you’ll connect with Seven Hills teachers, leaders, parents, and students–who will share what they value about Seven Hills. 

Did you miss the following virtual admission events? Or, did you attend an event and want to share the information with a friend? We can help! Contact us to access recordings of events!

A Whole-Child Approach to Elementary Education

For students entering grades 1-5 for the 2021-22 school year

Seven Hills prides itself on being a school that focuses on the whole child and providing a safe, caring, and compassionate environment for students to grow. 

Join Angie Bielecki, chair of the Seven Hills Counseling Department and Doherty School counselor, to learn about ways Seven Hills school counselors and teachers work together to create this environment of support and learning in grades 1-5. Nancy McCormick, director of admission for grades 1-5, will also be on hand to answer your questions about next steps, availability, and the admission timeline. 
Did you miss this virtual event? Simply contact us to access the recording.


Early Childhood Education – Right start, bright future

For age 2 through kindergarten

We know how important it is to find a school that will be a perfect fit for your busy, curious child. The research tells us that the most important time in a child’s development happens from ages 0 through 5 years old. Every moment of every day they are continuously learning new things. So, we understand why so many families come to Seven Hills with their important questions. During this virtual info session, learn from our expert early childhood educators and admission team about our early childhood program, and find out for yourself why we say our teachers are the difference. We can’t wait to meet you.
Did you miss this virtual event? Simply contact us to access the recording.

Middle School Matters – Spreading their wings, expanding their Horizons

For Grades 6-8        

The pivotal middle school experience is unique in a student’s educational journey. In this moment they’re ready to explore a widening array of interests, and maybe even embrace a few new challenges. We get that. And we’re excited for them! Join our Head of Middle School, who will share our vibrant approach to Middle School education, which, at Seven Hills, is rooted in trust and respect and seeks, every day, to empower and inspire Middle School kids.
Did you miss this virtual event? Simply contact us to access the recording.

Unlimited Upper School – Earning trust, developing independence

For Grades 9-12  

The four years of Upper School are an amazing time for students. They’re gaining confidence but also seeking advice. They’re taking on greater responsibility and developing their world view. With a lifetime of adventures and opportunities waiting for them, they’re preparing for all that comes next. How amazing is that?! Join our Head of Upper School, Director of Experiential Learning, and Director of College Counseling for an overview of our 9th grade advisory curriculum, Experiential Learning program, and four-year college counseling sequence.
Did you miss this virtual event? Simply contact us to access the recording.


Dollars & Sense – Affording a Seven Hills experience

For Grades PreK-12                      

Think you can’t afford Seven Hills? Think again! Join the admission team to learn about the Seven Hills Affordability Initiative which includes our flexible tuition program and scholar award opportunities. We will discuss the application process, criteria, deadlines, and more. It’s more affordable than you think!
Did you miss this virtual event? Simply contact us to access the recording.


Elementary Education – Inspired and supported, safe and empowered

For PreK for 2-year-olds through Grade 5
  • Lotspeich Lower School
  • Doherty Lower School
    Two campuses, one school. Families of children ages 2 through grade 5 can choose between our two lower school divisions: Doherty Lower School on our elementary-only Doherty Campus in East Walnut Hills and Lotspeich Lower School on our Hillsdale Campus — located along with our Middle and Upper Schools. Each of the two Seven Hills Lower Schools provides a challenging and supported academic program in a safe environment where each child is celebrated for exactly who they are. Our Head of School, Lower School Heads, Lower School faculty, and admission team look forward to giving you an inside look at our elementary schools!

    Did you miss these virtual events? Simply contact us to access the recording(s).


College Counseling – Our Comprehensive four-year program

For Grades 9-12          

We got this! Join representatives from our College Counseling department to learn about our comprehensive program, which comfortably guides students into and through the exploration, application, and decision stages of finding the best-fit college for each 12th grader.
Did you miss this virtual event? Simply contact us to access the recording.


Let’s Chat! Student and Parent Panel

For Grades 6-12                     

Many students become new Stingers in Middle School and ninth grade! Talk directly to Seven Hills students about what it was like to join our community and all the student life opportunities to get involved with. This is a great time to ask about Stinger sports, clubs, student government, theater, or whatever is on your mind about becoming part of your new school. Parents of  prospective Middle and Upper School students will have a chance to talk with current parents, as well. So, get comfortable and let’s chat!
Did you miss this virtual event? Simply contact us to access the recording.


Ready for Their First Steps – Toddler/Early Childhood

For children who will be 12-24 months old in September 2021
Tuesday, March 2, 2021   1:30-2 p.m.

Toddlers are eager learners. Before you know it, they are beginning to express themselves through words, exploring new ideas in books, developing motor skills at play, and their curious minds want to know “why?” and “how?” and “what?”

For children in our Beginnings and Pre-k for 2-year-olds programs, adventure is around every corner. In creative and immersive learning environments, carefully designed curriculum allows children to engage in rich experiences to develop their motor, early language and literacy, and socialization skills—all led by our team of early childhood teacher experts.

Join Kara Meador, our early childhood director, and Andi Simon, director of admission for early childhood, to learn about the values of early childhood learning and our program options for 1- and 2-year-olds.
Did you miss this virtual event? Simply contact us to access the recording.


Making Middle School Magic – A Community within a Community

For students entering grades 6-8 for the 2021-22 school year
Wednesday, April 14, 2021  7-7:45 p.m.

The sixth, seventh, and eighth grades involve exciting transitions for young people. They’re becoming aware of their emerging individuality, firming up their beliefs, and more deeply developing their character. And, as these students are making this amazing evolution, the Seven Hills Middle School teaching team has their backs.

Guided by our educational philosophy that Middle Schoolers thrive best in environments designed just for them, our sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders learn and grow in dedicated spaces we call, “communities within a community.” Surrounded by empathetic classmates and teachers, students embrace opportunities to try new things and take supported risks.

Learn more about our Middle School educational philosophy and our exciting new Middle School building project from Head of Middle School Bill Waskowitz. Nancy Clark, director of admission for grades 6-12, will also be on hand to answer your questions about next steps, availability, and the admission timeline. 
Did you miss this virtual event? Simply contact us to access the recording.