Seven Hills is an independent, non-sectarian, co-ed day school that prepares students in grades pre-K through 12 for 21st century opportunities. They graduate as future ready learners with the skills and habits of mind needed to excel in college and beyond, to live honorably, to lead effectively and to learn continuously.
Target Enrollment: 1,000
• Lower School (PreK-5): 480
• Middle School (6-8): 225
• Upper School (9-12): 295
Average Class Size: 15 students
• Pre-K/K: 10-12/1
• Grades 1-5: 18/1
• Grades 6-12: 15/1
Student/Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1
Percent of Faculty with Advanced Degrees: 80% Upper School, 54% overall
Average number of years of teaching experience: 19 years Pre K-12
Ethnic: 23% students of color
Geographic: Over 60 zip codes in SW Ohio and N. Kentucky
Tuition assistance of over $3 Million is available to families who qualify for need-based aid. About 25% of our student body receives some form of aid.
Renewable Merit Scholarships ranging from $2,000- $15,000 are available for many new 6th-12th grade students of high academic promise.
Middle School: Median standardized test scores (ERB) average above the 90th percentile.
• 18 Honors level courses and 13 AP courses are offered in English, sciences, math, history, foreign languages, computer science and art history.
• Mean SAT Scores: Critical Reading - 650, Math - 672, Writing - 661.
• Average SAT Subject Test scores - 705
• AP Test scores: 89% of test scores are 3 or better, 75% of seniors are named AP Scholars (at least 3 AP test scores of 3 or better). AP scores average 4.2 with the largest grouping scoring 5’s.
• National Merit: In the last 4 years, 33% of the class has received Recognition. Of that number, 49% have been at least semi-finalists.
• 3 dedicated college counselors, with over 50 years collective experience.
• Students receive on average 25+ hours of 1-on-1 time with their college counselor between spring of junior year and the first half of senior year.
• 100% of our graduates attend a 4-year college/university (see College Acceptance download).
• Our students are accepted into top colleges (see College Acceptances)
• Scholarships: the majority of our graduating class receives scholarship offers, averaging $195,000 per recipient in 2009/10.
Clubs: Over 10 clubs in Middle School and 35 in Upper School.
Community Service: Our K-12 students accumulate well over 150 hours of externally focused community service during their tenure, including a 30-hour community service project required of each Upper School student.
Fine Arts: Every student participates in art, drama and music 2-3 times per week in Kindergarten through Grade 8. Upper School requires 3 semesters of visual, performance and/or musical arts study, however due to the strength of our Arts programs, 80% of our Upper School students choose to take more than that.
Athletics: Seven Hills fields strong interscholastic teams in Lower, Middle and Upper School. Though participation is not required, 80% of students participate on 1-3 teams per year.
• Grades 1-6: 51 teams in soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, track and volleyball.
• Grades 7-8: 18 teams in the above sports plus tennis, cross country, golf, gymnastics, cheerleading, and lacrosse.
• Grades 9-12: 28 teams in the above sports plus swimming.
o Seven Hills has received the OHSAA Harold A Meyer Sportsmanship Award for the past 3 years.
o In 2005 Seven Hills won the Charlie Selzer Sportsmanship Award for demonstrating excellence in sportsmanship, ethics and integrity.
o Over the past five years our teams and coaches have received the following recognition:
• 38 MVC Players of the Year, 28 First Team All–State and 41 First Team All-City athletes.
• 43 MVC Coaches of the Year, 1 State Coach of the Year
• 25 MVC Conference Champions
• 22 Sectional Champions
• 8 District Champions
• 15 State qualifiers (individual and team)
o Over 400 Seven Hills’ students have been recognized as Scholar Athletes by the conference, district or state.