Walnut Hills High School

Walnut Hills High School serves 2,487 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Walnut Hills High School operates within the Cincinnati City School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 2487 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 118 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 2,487 students
Walnut Hills High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Walnut Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 118 teachers
Walnut Hills High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Walnut Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Walnut Hills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
2%
Walnut Hills High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Walnut Hills High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
32%
16%
Walnut Hills High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
57%
73%
Walnut Hills High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Walnut Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Walnut Hills High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.23
Walnut Hills High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
39%
Walnut Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Walnut Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,265 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $20,252 is higher than the state average of $11,970. The district revenue/student has grown by 37% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,860 is higher than the state average of $11,436. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Cincinnati City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
2
Number of Students Managed 32,265 876
Cincinnati City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 89%
Cincinnati City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $677 MM $12 MM
Cincinnati City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $698 MM $12 MM
Cincinnati City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $20,252 $11,970
Cincinnati City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $20,860 $11,436
Cincinnati City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Evanston Academy Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Evanston Academy Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evanston Academy Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CincinnatiEvanston Academy Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 327 students1835 Fairfax Ave
    CincinnatiOH 45207
    (513)363-2700
    0.4PK-12327
  • CincinnatiSouth Avondale Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-9 | 407 students636 Prospect Place
    CincinnatiOH 45229
    (513)363-5500
    0.6PK-9407
  • CincinnatiSteam Academy Of Cincinnati
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 69 students3556 Reading Rd
    CincinnatiOH 45229
    (513)221-1810
    0.6KG-569
  • CincinnatiAlliance Academy Of Cincinnati
    Charter School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 413 students1712 Duck Creek Rd
    CincinnatiOH 45207
    (513)751-5555
    0.7KG-8413
  • CincinnatiFrederick Douglass Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 275 students2627 Park Ave
    CincinnatiOH 45206
    (513)363-1900
    0.8PK-6275

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