Schools

Evanston is proud to be known as the “Educating Community, where one can attain a high-quality education from Pre-K to PhD. Evanston is home to six schools: 4 elementary schools, one high school and one university. The websites for each school, contact info and general description is listed below. The high quality schools in Evanston are just one of many reasons to become a resident of the “Educating Community.”

Academy of World Languages (AWL)

AcadWorldLanguagesThe Academy of World Languages will prepare students for a globally linked society through excellence in world languages, cultural studies and high academic standards.Academy of World Languages (AWL) is a PreK-8 magnet school providing a diverse cultural climate and foreign-language learning opportunities including Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and English as a Second Language (ESL).  Our staff and students represent over 50 nationalities and languages. This make-up truly defines our school name, Academy of World Languages. The staff works diligently on a daily basis to ensure the needs of all students are met. We are strong in content knowledge and collaborate daily to make this one of Cincinnati Public Schools’ best programs. We currently teach 4 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian. Students take approximately 150 minutes of foreign language on a weekly basis. Our ESL students make up over 50% of our student population. They are immersed in our regular academic programs as well as placed in ESL classes according to their English Proficiency level. The Academy of World Languages has great opportunities to offer our families, our community, and our city. Please stop by and visit our classrooms, introduce yourself to me, and participate in our cultural events. We are excited to welcome you into our family. Contact:  2030 Fairfax Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45207, (513) 363-7800.

Alliance Charter Academy

IMG_3977_smAlliance Charter Academy, managed by National Heritage Academies, was founded on four pillars: academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership and student responsibility. Alliance Academy is a state approved institution, and free to the public (no tuition or fees). Alliance Academy of Cincinnati provides a safe learning environment for your child’s academic success. Our teachers care about each child, and make time for individualized instruction. Parents are kept informed of academic progress on a daily basis through our online grade book. Along with academics, we also provide a moral focus curriculum to foster behavior management and personal growth. Contact: 1712 Duck Creek Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207, PHONE: 513-751-5555, FAX: 513-751-5072.

Evanston Academy

EvanstonAcademyEvanston Academy’s mission is preparing students today for a successful tomorrow by developing academic excellence and positive self-concepts to foster values and achievement for all. Evanston Academy is a Team-Based School. We operate under the Effective Schools Model.  The characteristics of this model serve as an organizational structure represented by correlates.  The process is built upon the understanding that:

  • All children can and will learn
  • Increased achievement is the mark of effectiveness
  • The unit of change is the school
  • Achievement plans must be tailored to the needs of the learning community

So many exciting things are going on here at Evanston Academy.  Our children are exposed to a rich history of solid academic progress.   We have outstanding dedicated staff members that are here for your children every day. We offer tutoring, sports, music, and art. A free after school program with dinner and enrichment beyond academics and a phenomenal academic program. Evanston Academy has extremely strong partnerships with some of the stand out companies/organization in the greater Cincinnati area such as G.E., Xavier University, Cincinnati State, Western Southern Life and Families Forward. Evanston Academy was rated Excellent for the 2012 school year by the State of Ohio. Contact: 1835 Fairfax Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45207 (513) 363-2700 Fax (513) 363-2720.

Impact Academy

IMG_4018_smImpact Academy is Evanston’s most recent educational addition. Impact Academy is a learning community dedicated to meeting the needs of each learner within its walls. Staff takes their commitment seriously to educating the whole child and accepting no excuses in terms of student performance. Going the extra mile is the norm, not the exception. Impact Academy is a college preparatory public elementary school in Cincinnati, OH. We focus on setting high expectations for our students and on monitoring academic results. We go above and beyond to prepare our students for college and life success through a highly effective staff, a world-class curriculum, and a values-based culture.  At Impact, there are no shortcuts: outstanding educators, more time in school, a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, and a strong culture of achievement and support help our students make significant academic gains and continue to excel in high school, college, and the world beyond. Contact: 3060 Durrell Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45207 – Phone: (513) 751-2000.

Walnut Hill High School

IMG_4008_smWalnut Hills High School, a classical six-year college preparatory high school, is dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence in a culturally diverse community. Academic ability, respect for learning and willingness to achieve are characteristics of our student body and faculty alike. The analytical and creative thinking skills emphasized at Walnut Hills equip students to draw upon the knowledge of the past, weigh the questions of the present and envision the possibilities of the future. We believe that intellectual achievement is encouraged and fostered in an atmosphere of mutual respect, social equality and personal responsibility. In addition to its rigorous and varied academic offerings, Walnut Hills has a broad range of extracurricular and co-curricular activities available to students in all grades. Involvement in clubs and athletics provides additional opportunities for pursuing intellectual goals while at the same time encouraging social and athletic development. On behalf of our students, parents, and faculty we encourage you to explore our website in order to gain a greater appreciation for what makes attending Walnut Hills a unique opportunity for your student and family. is a college preparatory public high school, and is the number one ranked school in the State of Ohio.  Out of more than 18,000 public high schools in the USA, US News and World Reports, ranks Walnut Hills number 65 in the USA and awarded the school Gold Medal status. Additionally, Walnut Hills offers more Advanced Placement courses than any other school in the nation and in 2012, increased the number of AP exams taken by 40%. Contact: 3250 Victory Pkwy. Cincinnati, OH 45207 (513) 363-8400

Xavier University

XavieronDanaXavier University, founded in 1831, Xavier University is a Jesuit Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its three colleges offer 87 undergraduate majors, 55 minors and 19 graduate programs to 6,945 total students, including 4,540 undergraduates. The University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation and one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities nationwide. Xavier is a Jesuit Catholic university rooted in the liberal arts tradition. Our mission is to educate each student intellectually, morally, and spiritually. We create learning opportunities through rigorous academic and professional programs integrated with co-curricular engagement. In an inclusive environment of open and free inquiry, we prepare students for a world that is increasingly diverse, complex and interdependent. Driven by our commitment to the common good and to the education of the whole person, the Xavier community challenges and supports students as they cultivate lives of reflection, compassion and informed action. Xavier was recognized as one of the top 10 universities in the Midwest for the last 18 years by U.S. News & World Report, including a ranking of fourth for 2013.

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