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Hillside campus 5400 Red Bank Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 513.271.9027 Doherty campus 2726 Johnstone Place Cincinnatio, Ohio 45206

About Seven Hills

School Overview
The Seven Hills School comprises four divisions on two campuses:

Doherty School (PK-Grade 5) on Doherty Campus
Lotspeich School (PK-Grade 5) on Hillsdale Campus
Middle School (Grades 6-8) on Hillsdale Campus
Upper School (Grades 9-12) on Hillsdale Campus

Central administrative, Admissions, Business, Development/Alumni Offices on Hillsdale Campus

Hillsdale Campus
5400 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati OH 45227

Doherty Campus
2726 Johnstone Place
Cincinnati OH 45206

School Administrators
Head of School, Christopher P. Garten
Head of Doherty School, Patricia V. Guethlein
Head of Lotspeich School, Carolyn A. Fox
Head of Middle School, William J. Waskowitz
Head of Upper School, Nick Francis

Enrollment 2010-2011
Total 966

Two Elementary Divisions 492
Middle School 208
Upper School 266

Seven Hills students come from 65 zip codes in Greater Cincinnati
Percentage of students of color: 22%
Limited need-based financial aid is available for students of promise in grades 1-12

137 faculty members, 65 with advanced degrees
3 college counselors
4 guidance counselors
Every Middle and Upper School student has a faculty advisor.
Elementary students have different teachers for art, computer, drama, foreign language, music, physical education, and science.

Average Class Size
PK-K: 10-12/1
Grades 1-5: 16/1
Grades 6-12: 15/1
Overall student/teacher ratio: 9/1

100% of the 72 members of the Class of 2009 matriculated to four-year colleges and universities. They received 301 offers from 195 schools in 38 states, Canada and Scotland.

SAT Scores

Class of 2009 Mid-50%
Critical Reading  600-690
Math  610-710
Writing 600-720
Combined  1810-2120


National Merit Scholarship Program
22% of the Class of 2009 earned National Merit recognition.

Advanced Placement Exams
On the 272 AP exams in 20 different subject areas taken by 138 students, 87% of the scores earned were 3's or better, qualifying our students for advanced standing in college.
110 students (40%) scored 5's
80 students (29%) scored 4's
53 students (21%) scored 3's
21 students (8%) scored 2's
 9 students (3%) scored 1's

Middle School Standardized Testing:
Educational Records Bureau (E.R.B.) testing is done every spring.

2008-09 Median Scores (national norms)

Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8
Verbal Reasoning 92% 92% 94%
Quantitative Reasoning 88% 93% 96%
Vocabulary 93% 94% 94%
Reading Comprehension 91% 86% 92%
Writing Concepts & Skills 93% 92% 93%
Mathematics 83% 90% 96%


Free yellow bus transportation is provided by the following public school districts: Forest Hills, Indian Hill, Lakota, Loveland, Madeira, Mariemont, Mason, and Sycamore. Queen City Metro bus stops are convenient to both campuses.
Free shuttle service between the Hillsdale and Doherty Campuses is provided before and after school. Zip code lists are available for families who choose to car pool.

PK-K half-day classes
8:30-11:30 a.m.

All-day K-Grade 5
8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Grades 6-8
8:25 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Grades 9-12
8:10 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

School Overview
College Profile
Strategic Plan 2008-2010
Year to Date
Hillside campus 5400 Red Bank Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 513.271.9027 Doherty campus 2726 Johnstone Place Cincinnatio, Ohio 45206