Walnut Hills High School

  • Walnut Hills High School serves 2,920 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Walnut Hills High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30%.

Top Placements

Walnut Hills High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • Walnut Hills High School's student population of 2,920 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,920 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Hills High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,255 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walnut Hills High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#77 out of 3255 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:118:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
60%
70%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.570.48
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Graduation Rate≥99%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
21%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCincinnati City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Walnut has opportunities for everyone and it changes the course of so many of the lives of these kids.
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