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The Seven Hills Academic Readiness Program for your younger students (SHARP Jr.) is designed to provide students from underrepresented communities with a path to private school educational opportunities.


We will offer two sessions of SHARP Jr. each year: SHARP Jr. School Year in spring and SHARP Jr. Summer in summer. 

SHARP Jr. School Year 2023-24 — ReGISTRATION CLOSES JAN. 30

SHARP Jr. School Year is developed for eager, curious students currently in grades 1-3, with exciting, age-appropriate programming, designed just for elementary aged students.

SHARP JR. SCHOOL YEAR Dates Time Location  Fee Registration Deadline
  Feb. 2, Feb. 10, Feb. 24 and March 2 10-11:30 a.m. Doherty Campus in East Walnut Hills $100 Jan. 30


Register Today!

SHARP Jr. School Year participants will:

  • Meet and work with our enthusiastic, caring elementary school faculty.
  • Embrace “learning through play,” engaging in exciting, hands-on activities, exploring ideas across a range of topics such as science, technology, design thinking, and the arts.

While students are in class sessions, parents will have the opportunity to:

  • Tour our Lower School campuses.
  • Learn about our admissions process and Lower School curriculum and programs.
  • Meet Seven Hills teachers, administrators, students, and parents.

SHARP Jr. Summer 2024

The SHARP Jr. Summer Program is open to students who have completed grades 1-3 during the 2023-24 school year and will be enrolled in grades 2-4 in the coming 2024-25 school year. SHARP Jr. Summer Program is for rising second through fourth graders who fit one of the following descriptions:

  • Attending Seven Hills for the first time for the 2024-25 school year
  • Considering applying to a local independent school such as Seven Hills

During the SHARP Jr. Summer Program students will:

  • Engage in fun and challenging hans-on learning activities across subject areas
  • Explore Seven Hills arts and athletics programs
  • Meet current students and alumni
  • Newly admitted students will prepare for life at Seven Hills: refresher lessons in various subjects, technology orientation, opportunities to explore new classrooms in advance of first day of school



Please contact us at or 513.728.2400, or reach out to Sharp Coordinator Meredith Brown at or 513.728.2454.