Top 100 Best High Schools 2013 – Indian Hill High School – Newsweek – 82/100
Indian Hill High School
AVG SAT: 1741
AVG ACT: 25
AVG AP SCORE:3.9
NEWSWEEK SCORE: 3.6
6865 Drake Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45243, United States
Indian Hill High School is a public high school near Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District. In 2007, Indian Hill High School was ranked 48th in the nation in U.S. News and World Report Top 100 High Schools, placing it ahead of Walnut Hills High School and Wyoming High School as the top public high school in the Tri-State area, though Wyoming High School overtook Indian Hill once again in the most recent state rankings. In addition, it placed 116th on Newsweek Magazine’s 2009 Top 1500 High School Rankings and was named a 2007 U.S. Blue Ribbon School.
Indian Hill High School offers a very vigorous college-prep curriculum, mainly in the honors and AP courses. The school offers a total of 21 AP courses. Students are required to take the AP exam if they take the AP course. In the spring of 2007, 266 students took 682 Advanced Placement exams. 83 percent of these students received a 3 or better on the exams. In the class of 2007, Indian Hill also boasted 73 AP Scholars and 20 National Merit Semi-Finalists/Commended Students, representing 36 percent and 10 percent of the class, respectively. The school also offers a very prestigious, nationally recognized Latin program; the Latin Club functions as a local chapter of both the Ohio Junior Classical League (OJCL) and National Junior Classical League (NJCL), and Indian Hill’s Latin chair recently served as president of the American Classical League (ACL).
Indian Hill plays in the Cincinnati Hills League.
Indian Hill is known for its excellent tennis program. The girls team has won the CHL for the last 13 years and in fall of 2008, they made it to the elite eight in the state tournament. In fall of 2009, the girls varsity team placed 4th in the state after close matches against Lexington and Columbus Academy.