Cincinnati Public Schools

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Cincinnati Public Schools
Type and location
Type City school district
Established 1829
Location Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
District information
Superintendent Mary Ronan
Students and staff
Students 34,680
Other information
Website www.cps-k12.org

Cincinnati Public Schools (often abbreviated CPS) is the U.S. state of Ohio's third-largest public school district, serving a 90-square-mile (233 km²) area[1] that includes much of Cincinnati. Founded in 1829 as the Common Schools of Cincinnati,[2] it is governed by the Cincinnati Board of Education.

Schools[edit]

Cincinnati Public Schools operates 58 schools, including 13 high schools:[1]

Elementary Schools[edit]

Academy of Multilingual Immersion Studies (Preschool-8) A citywide magnet school offering immersion and partial immersion curricula aimed at fluency in French or Spanish. Also offers English as a Second Language programs. 1908 Seymour Ave, 45237 513-363-1800 Fax: 513-363-1820 Principal: Sherwin Ealy II Secretary: Linda Johnson

Academy of World Languages (Preschool-8) A magnet program offering Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and English as a Second Language. 2030 Fairfax Ave, 45207 513-363-7800 Fax: 513-363-7820 Principal: Jacquelyn Rowedder Secretary: Amy Scherz

Bond Hill Academy (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 1510 California Ave, 45237 513-363-7900 Fax: 513-363-7920 Principal: Thomas Boggs Secretary: Alesia Carloss

Carson School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 4323 Glenway Ave, 45205 513-363-9800 Fax: 513-363-9820 Principal: Ruthenia Jackson Secretary: Crystal Gilchrist

Chase School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school using the America’s Choice curriculum model. (Moved to former Kirby Rd. building during construction.) 1710 Bruce Ave, 45223 513-363-1300 Fax: 513-363-1320 Principal: Lynsa Davie Secretary: Martina Green

Cheviot School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 4040 Harrison Ave, 45211 513-363-1400 Fax: 513-363-1420 Principal: Maria Bonavita Secretary: Barbara Gooch

College Hill Fundamental Academy (Preschool-6) A magnet school offering a Fundamental Academy curriculum 1625 Cedar Ave, 45224 513-363-1600 Fax: 513-363-1620 Principal: Barbara Gordon Secretary: Kathleen Cipollone

Covedale School (K-6) A neighborhood school that also offers a magnet college-preparatory curriculum for grades 4-6 only. 5130 Sidney Rd, 45238 513-363-1700 Fax: 513-363-1720 Principal: Mr. S. Sublett: Secretary: Susan Lipp

Dater Montessori School (Preschool-6) A magnet school offering the Montessori teaching style 2840 Boudinot Ave, 45238 513-363-0900 Fax: 513-363-0920 Principal: Beth Ann Schnell Secretary: Polly Nortman

Frederick Douglass School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 2627 Park Ave, 45206 513-363-1900 Fax: 513-363-1920 Principal: Renee Rashad Secretary: Renee Thompson

Fairview-Clifton German Language School (Preschool-6) A magnet school with a German-language based curriculum 3689 Clifton Avenue, 45220 513-363-2100 Fax: 513-363-2120 Principal: Karen Mulligan Secretary: Judi Enderle

Hartwell School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 8320 Vine St, 45216 513-363-2300 Fax: 513-363-2320 Principal: Cheryl Broadnax Secretary: Karen Peck

Hays-Porter School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 1030 Cutter St, 45203 513-363-1000 Fax: 513-363-1020 Principal: Nedria McClain Secretary: Zita Minix

Hoffman-Parham School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 3060 Durrell Ave, 45207 513-363-2700 Fax: 513-363-2720 Principal: Stacey Hill-Simmons Secretary: Karen Cummings

Kilgour School (K-6) A neighborhood school 1339 Herschel Ave, 45208 513-363-3000 Fax: 513-363-3020 Principal: Angela Cook Secretary: Beth Anderson

Midway School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 3156 Glenmore Ave, 45211 513-363-3500 Fax: 513-363-3520 Principal: Cathy Lutts Secretary: Noreen Schirmann

Mt. Airy School (Preschool-8) A newly redesigned neighborhood school offering a challenging curriculum and numerous, exciting enrichment opportunities that make learning fun 5730 Colerain Ave, 45239 513-363-3700 Fax: 513-363-3720 Principal: Nicole Davis Secretary: Shelli Daniels

Mt. Washington School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school, also offering a magnet college-preparatory curriculum for grades 4-8 only (Moved to former Hyde Park building temporarily.) 3401 Edwards Rd, 45208 513-363-3800 Fax: 513-363-3820 Principal: Debra Klein Secretary: Charlotte Williams

North Avondale Montessori School (Preschool-6) A magnet school offering the Montessori teaching style 615 Clinton Springs, 45229 513-363-3900 Fax: 513-363-3920 Principal: Roger R. Lewis Secretary: Tracy Mathews

Oyler School (Preschool-12) A neighborhood school, grades preschool-12 2121 Hatmaker St, 45204 513-363-4100 Fax: 513-363-4120 Principal: Craig Hockenberry Secretary: Deborah Anderson

John P. Parker School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school, also offering a magnet college-preparatory program in grades 4-8 5051 Anderson Pl, 45227 513-363-2900 Fax: 513-363-2920 Principal: Kimberly Mack Secretary: Lisa O'Neal

Pleasant Hill Academy (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school, also offering a magnet college-preparatory curriculum for grades 4-8 only 1350 W. North Bend Rd, 45224 513-363-4300 Fax: 513-363-4320 Principal: Joseph Porter (Sub) Secretary: Anita Brown

Pleasant Ridge Montessori School (Preschool-6) A neighborhood school following the Montessori teaching style 5945 Montgomery Rd, 45213 513-363-4400 Fax: 513-363-4420 Principal: Maria McDonough Secretary: Corrine Walker

Quebec Heights School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school (Moved temporarily to former Central Fairmount building while the new school is constructed on the current site.) 2475 White St, 45214 513-363-4500 Fax: 513-363-4520 Principal: Frederick Jebens Jr. Secretary: Kimberly Roellig

Rees E. Price Academy (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 1228 Considine Ave, 45204 513-363-6000 Fax: 513-363-6020 Principal: Shelley L. Stein Secretary: Jodi Osborn

Riverview East Academy (Preschool-12) Designed as a Community Learning Center inside one of CPS’ newest buildings, nurturing students in the rare format of preschool to12th grade and offering a well-rounded college-preparatory education. 3555 Kellogg Ave, 45226 513-363-3400 Fax: 513-363-3420 Principal: Linville Yates Secretary: Marilee Holland

Roberts Paideia Academy (Preschool-8) A magnet school offering the Paideia teaching style 1702 Grand Ave, 45214 513-363-4600 Fax: 513-363-4620 Principal: Vera Brooks Secretary: Pamela Carter

Rockdale Academy (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 335 Rockdale Ave, 45229 513-363-4700 Fax: 513-363-4720 Principal: Cheron Reid Secretary: Linda Griffin

Roll Hill Academy (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 2411 Baltimore Ave, 45225 513-363-4000 Fax: 513-363-4020 Principal: Vicki Graves-Hill Secretary: Dorothy Settles

Roselawn Condon School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school also offering a magnet college-preparatory curriculum for grades 4-8 only 7735 Greenland Pl, 45237 513-363-4800 Fax: 513-363-4820 Principal: Randal Yunker Secretary: Pam Chenault

Rothenberg Preparatory Academy (Preschool-8) A newly redesigned neighborhood school offering a challenging curriculum and numerous, exciting enrichment opportunities that make learning fun 2120 Vine St, 45202 513-363-5700 Fax: 513-363-5720 Principal: Alesia Smith Secretary: Traci Moore

Sands Montessori School (Preschool-6) A magnet school offering the Montessori teaching style 6421 Corbly St, 45230 513-363-5000 Fax: 513-363-5020 Principal: Julie Ayers Secretary: Tina West

Sayler Park School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 6607 Hillside Avenue, 45233 513-363-5100 Fax: 513-363-5120 Principal: Gary Vale Secretary: Karen Dazier

School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) (K-12) Nationally recognized for preprofessional arts-training programs and academic excellence, allowing students to develop artistic and academic potential in creative writing, dance, drama, music, technical theater and visual arts; audition required. 108 West Central Pkwy, 45202 513-363-8000 Fax: 513-363-8020 Principal: A. Stanley Flower Jr. Secretary: Cynthia Hughes

Silverton Paideia Academy (Preschool-6) A magnet school using the museum school concept to support its Paideia philosophy of instruction. Museum partners actively extend students’ learning beyond the physical classroom or the traditional school day. 6829 Stewart Rd, 45236 513-363-5400 Fax: 513-363-5420 Principal: Susan Bunte Secretary: Earlene Robinson

South Avondale School (Preschool-8) A newly redesigned neighborhood school offering a challenging curriculum and numerous, exciting enrichment opportunities that make learning fun 636 Prospect Place, 45229 513-363-5500 Fax: 513-363-5520 Principal: Yzvetta Macon Secretary: Andrea Washington

William H. Taft School (Preschool-8) A magnet school with a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) focus for grades K-8 270 Southern Ave, 45219 513-363-5600 Fax: 513-363-5620 Principal: Wayne Lane Secretary: Patricia Reyes

Ethel M. Taylor Academy (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 1930 Fricke Rd, 45225 513-363-3600 Fax: 513-363-3620 Principal: Sean McCauley Secretary: Laura Sebastian

Westwood School (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 2601 Westwood Northern Blvd, 45211 513-363-5900 Fax: 513-363-5920 Principal: Dennis Matthews (Sub) Secretary: Barbara Webb

Winton Hills Academy (Preschool-8) A neighborhood school 5300 Winneste Ave, 45232 513-363-6300 Fax: 513-363-6320 Principal: Christina Russo Secretary: Deborah Heurich

Winton Montessori School (Preschool-6) A magnet school offering the Montessori teaching style 4750 Winton Rd, 45232 513-363-6200 Fax: 513-363-6220 Principal: Whitney Simmons Secretary: Beverly Early

Woodford Paideia Academy (Preschool-6) A magnet school offering the Paideia teaching style. (Moved to former Shroder building during construction) 3500 Lumford Pl, 45213 513-363-6400 Fax: 513-363-6420 Principal: Cindi Menefield Secretary: Tina Turnage

Secondary Schools[edit]

Aiken College & Career High School (9-12)
Prepares students for college and careers. Partnerships with local universities for college credit. Career exploration in Public Administration, Public Safety, Public Education, & Government/City Services. Many “hands on” learning experiences.
5641 Belmont Ave, 45224
513-363-6760
Fax: 513-363-6705
Principal: VACANCY
Secretary: Paula McMullen-Davis

Clark Montessori High School (7-12)
The nation’s first public Montessori high school, nationally recognized for academic excellence, where students and teachers work in communities. Previous Montessori experience required. (Moved to former Jacobs School during construction)
5425 Winton Ridge Ln, 45232
513-363-7100
Fax: 513-363-7120
Principal: Rupashree Townsend
Secretary: Margaret Schorsch

Gilbert A. Dater High School (7-12)
Twice selected as an Ohio School of Promise, with a tradition of academic success, offering the Special College Preparatory Program requiring an entrance exam; a standard college-preparatory program and a career hospitality program (grade 11 only)
2146 Ferguson Rd, 45238
513-363-7200
Fax: 513-363-7220
Principal: Stephen Sippel
Secretary: Judy Menninger

James N. Gamble Montessori High School (7-12)
Modeled after Clark Montessori, this high school is creating another opportunity for Montessori secondary education, with students and teachers working in communities. (Previously called West Side Montessori, Located in former Jacobs School)
5425 Winton Ridge Ln, 45232
513-363-2600
Fax: 513-363-2620
Principal: Jack Jose
Secretary: Catherine Deters

Hughes Center (12)
Six programs offered: Cincinnati Academy of Mathematics and Science, High School for the Communications Professions, High School for the Health Professions, High School for Teaching and Technology, Paideia High School and the Zoo Academy
2515 Clifton Ave, 45219
513-363-7500
Fax: 513-363-7520
Principal: Virginia Rhodes
Secretary: Yolanda Cruse

Hughes STEM High School (7-11)
Emphasizes Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. This college-prep focus includes project-based learning, and is part of a state and national effort to give students opportunities and a strong academic foundation in the global economy
2515 Clifton Ave, 45219
513-363-7400
Fax: 513-363-7420
Principal: Virginia Rhodes
Secretary: Nicole Keith

Oyler School (Preschool-12)
A neighborhood school
2121 Hatmaker St, 45204
513-363-4100
Fax: 513-363-4120
Principal: Craig Hockenberry
Secretary: Deborah Anderson

Riverview East Academy (Preschool-12)
Designed as a Community Learning Center inside one of CPS’ newest buildings, nurturing students in the rare format of preschool to12th grade and offering a well-rounded college-preparatory education.
3555 Kellogg Ave, 45226
513-363-3400
Fax: 513-363-3420
Principal: Linville Yates
Secretary: Marilee Holland

School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) (K-12)
Nationally recognized for preprofessional arts-training programs and academic excellence, allowing students to develop artistic and academic potential in creative writing, dance, drama, music, technical theater and visual arts; audition required.
108 West Central Pkwy, 45202
513-363-8000
Fax: 513-363-8020
Principal: A. Stanley Flower Jr.
Secretary: Cynthia Hughes

Shroder Paideia High School (7-12)
An Ohio School of Promise, providing a rigorous liberal-arts education following the Paideia teaching method helping students think critically and develop into lifelong learners. Small-group seminars, coaching and whole-group instruction are used.
5030 Duck Creek Rd, 45227
513-363-6900
Fax: 513-363-6920
Principal: Yenetta Harper
Secretary: Donnitta Thomas

Robert A. Taft Information Technology High School (9-12)
Twice named as an Ohio School of Promise, focused on a wide range of information-technology skills such as interactive media, services/support and networking with access to cutting-edge technology. (In former Heinold building during construction)
420 Ezzard Charles Dr, 45214
513-363-8200
Fax: 513-363-8220
Principal: Anthony Smith
Secretary: Stacey Bryant

Virtual High School (9th grade through age 22)
Offers alternative learning environment using an individualized, computer-assisted curriculum via the Internet, aimed at offering scheduling flexibility and educating students to academic standards outside the traditional classroom.
425 Ezzard Charles Drive, 45203
513-363-2060
Fax: 513- 363-2093
Principal: Tom Miller
Secretary: Emily Means

Walnut Hills High School (7-12)
Nationally recognized for academic excellence and considered one of America’s top public high schools, offering classic college-preparatory curriculum and one of the nation’s largest selections of Advanced Placement courses; entrance exam required.
3250 Victory Pkwy, 45207
513-363-8400
Fax: 513-363-8420
Principal: Jeff Brokamp
Secretary: Lisa Faulhaber

Western Hills Engineering High School (9-12)
Pre-engineering program focuses on introducing students to engineering technologies using a project-based curriculum, with students putting learning into practice solving problems and creating design projects
2144 Ferguson Rd, 45238
513-363-8700
Fax: 513-363-8720
Principal: Mary Hahn
Secretary: Linda Howard

Western Hills University (9-12)
Three times selected an Ohio School of Promise, providing intensive college-preparatory program tied to national school-reform model Project GRAD, with teacher teams working with student groups to improve student achievement.
2144 Ferguson Rd, 45238
513-363-8900
Fax: 513-363-8920
Principal: Stephanie Morton
Secretary: Regina Hensley

Withrow International High School (9-12)
Twice selected an Ohio School of Promise, offering environment with international perspective through programs preparing students to meet challenges of a global society: International Baccalaureate, International Business and International Language.
2488 Madison Rd, 45208
513-363-9000
Fax: 513-363-9020
Principal: Charlene Cleveland
Secretary: Vickie Colvin

Withrow University High School (9-12)
Twice selected an Ohio School of Promise, offering intensive preparation and guidance for academic success at college level, college-credit courses and community service opportunities. Program linked with local colleges and universities
2520 Madison Rd, 45208
513-363-9200
Fax: 513-363-9220
Principal: Sharon Johnson
Secretary: Joan Kuethe

Woodward Career Technical High School (9-12)
High standards academics and career technical education programs focused on Advanced Technologies and Engineering, Building Technologies and Architecture, and Health Occupations/Bio-Science. Mentoring & internship links to businesses and universities
7005 Reading Rd, 45237
513-363-9300
Fax: 513-363-9320
Principal: Shauna Murphy
Secretary: Kendra Phillips

Satellite Schools[edit]

Children's Home (9-12)
5050 Madison Rd, 45227
513-272-2800
Fax: 513-272-2807
Principal: James Noeth (Interim)
Secretary: Patricia Marsh

Hospital/Satellite Program Office (9-12)
2825 Alms Place (1st Floor), 45206
513-363-2440
Fax: 513-363-2445
Principal: James Noeth (Interim)
Secretary: Patricia Marsh

Juvenile Detention Center (9-12)
2020 Auburn Ave, 45219
513-946-2680
Fax: 513-946-2681
Principal: James Noeth (Interim)
Secretary: Patricia Marsh

STEP/Work Resource Center (WRC) (9-12)
2825 Alms Place (first floor), 45206
513-363-2440
Fax: 513-363-2445
Principal: James Noeth (Interim)
Secretary: Patricia Marsh

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cincinnati Public Schools (2006-08-22). "Introduction". Retrieved 2006-11-02. 
  2. ^ Cincinnati Board of Education (2006-03-20). "The Early History of Cincinnati Public Schools". Retrieved 2006-11-02. 

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