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Walnut Hills High School College Profile 2020-2021

Grades 9-12

3250 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207 — (513) 363-8400 — Fax (513) 363-8630 — CEEB 361130

John Chambers, Principal
Joseph Stewart, Grade 12 Assistant Principal
Daniel Coleman, Grade 11 Assistant Principal
Kathy Restle, Grade 10 Assistant Principal
Ashley Thomas-Morgan, Grade 7-9 (A-L) Assistant Principal Jessica Smitson, Grade 7-9 (M-Z) Assistant Principal

Counseling Staff
Patricia Morgan Grade 11-12 (A-F)
Tanya Ficklin Grade 11-12 (G-L)
Morgan Taylor Grade 11-12 (M-R)
Adrian Cabrera Grade 11-12 (S-Z)
Renita Brooks Grade 10
William Harris Grade 7-9 (A-G)
Daryan Martin Grade 7-9 (H-O)
Becky Junewick Grade 7-9 (P-Z)

The School

Walnut Hills High School is a selective enrollment high school in the Cincinnati Public School system. Since its inception in 1895, Walnut has provided a classical college preparatory education to academically accelerated students in grades 7 through 12. Students are admitted from all districts in the City of Cincinnati based on qualifying scores on the Iowa Test. With a strong emphasis on academic excellence in a culturally-diverse community, Walnut’s curriculum includes Advanced Placement courses in 35 subjects and college-level programming in engineering. Walnut has a distinguished and award-winning reputation which includes being the top school in the State of Ohio based on the Ohio Graduation Test, identified as a Cum Laude Society school, and recognized perennially as a top 100 public high school by U.S. News and World Report. Walnut Hills High School is accredited by Cognia (formerly AdvancED).

The Students

Current Enrollment

Class of 2021 512   Class of 2024 562  
Class of 2022 473   Class of 2025 472  
Class of 2023 482   Class of 2026 387  

Grading System

A = 100-90%   B = 89-80%   C = 79-70%   D = 69-60   F = 59-0%
X (Failing with excessive absence) = 50%, and I (Incomplete)= 50%

Current Faculty

145 Teachers

Class of 2021

Walnut Hills High School reports the cumulative weighted and unweighted GPA of our students. Weighted GPA includes core academic subjects only. Grades from Honors (H) and Advanced Accelerated (AA) have a weight of 1.25 and Advanced Placement (AP) has a weight of 1.5. Weighted GPA is based on a 4.0 scale.

Class of 2021 GPA Distribution
Racial Composition 2020-2021
Walnut Hills High School Enrollment Distribution

Class of 2020 Statistics and Awards

• 26 National Merit Finalists
• 28 National Merit Semi-Finalists
• 22 National Merit Commended Students
• 9 students from the class of 2020 earned a perfect 36 ACT
• 100 Cum Laude Society Initiates
• 93.2% of our graduates continue their education at four and two year universities and colleges.
• 5.5% work, travel, or join the Armed Forces
• Over 43 million dollars offered in scholarships

Class of 2019 ACT Score Comparisons

In 2020, 35 AP courses are offered
AP Testing Scores 2020

2019-2020 AP Awards
  • 188 Scholars
  • 235 Scholars with Distinction
  • 73 Scholars with Honors
  • 63 National Scholars

2019-2020 AP Scores
AP Testing Scores 2020

Walunt Hills High School Course Selection Grid

Course Selection Grid

Graduation Requirements

22 credits required in grades 9-12 for graduation, including:
English 4 years
Math 4 years
Science 3 years
Social Studies 3 years (including one semester of Economics and one semester of Government)
Foreign Language* 2 years
Fine Arts 1 year
Senior High Health 1 semester
Physical Education 1 year
Electives 4 years
*3 years of Latin for those who entered at grades 7 or 8, and either a fourth year of Latin or 2 years of a modern foreign language in grades 9-12.

Walunt Hills High School Elective Course Selection Grid

Course Selection Grid

Colleges & Universities

Walnut Hills High School students from Classes of 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 attended the following colleges and universities:
Alabama A&M University
Alabama State University
Alderson Broaddus
American University
Andrews University
Arizona State
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Auburn University
Augustana College
Austin Peay State University
Baldwin Wallace University
Bard College Berlin
Baylor University
Bellarmine University
Belmont Abbey College
Belmont University
Benedict College
Bennett College
Berea College
Berklee College of Music
Birmingham Southern
Bluffton University
Boston College
Bowdoin College
Bowling Green State
Brandeis University
Brigham Young
Brown University
Bryant & Stratton College
Bryn Mawr College
Butler University
California Institute of
Capital University
Carleton College
Carnegie Mellon
Case Western Reserve
Central State University
Central Texas College
Centre College
Cincinnati Christian
Cincinnati State Technical
     and Community
City College of New York
City College of San
Clark Atlanta University
Clark University
Clemson University
Cleveland State University
College for Creative
College of Charleston
College of the Holy Cross
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado State University
     -Fort Collins
Columbia College Chicago
Columbia University in
     the City of New York
Columbus College of Art
     and Design
Columbus State
     Community College
Concordia University
Cornell University
Cornerstone University
CUNY Hunter College
Davidson College
Defiance College
Denison University
DePaul University
DePauw University
Drexel University
Duke Kunshan University
Duke University
Earlham College
East Tennessee State
Eastern Gateway
     Community College
Eastern Kentucky
Eastern Michigan
Eckerd College
Emerson College
Emory University
Ferris State University
FIDM-Fashion Institute of
     Design &
     -Los Angeles
Fisk University
Five Towns College
Florida A&M University
Fordham University
Galen College of Nursing
Gardner-Webb University
George Washington
Georgia Institute of
     Technology-Main Campus
Georgia State University
Grambling State University
Grand Canyon University
     -Traditional Campus
Grove City College
Hampton University
Hanover College
Harvard College
Heidelberg University
High Point University
Hocking College
Hofstra University
Howard University
Illinois State University
Indiana University
Jackson State University
Jacksonville University
John Cabot University
John Carroll University
Kent State University
     at Kent
Kentucky State University
Kenyon College
King's College London
Lake Erie College
Lake Forest College
Lawrence University
Lees-McRae College
Lincoln Trail College
Lipscomb University
Louisiana State University
Loyola Marymount
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University
     New Orleans
Macalester College
Marietta College
Marquette University
Maryland Institute College
     of Art
Massachusetts Institute
     of Technology
McGill University
Miami University
Miami University-Oxford
Michigan State University
Middle Tennessee State
Midway University
Millsaps College
Milwaukee School of
Minerva Schools at KGI
Mississippi State
Morehead State
Morehouse College
Mount Saint Joseph
Mount Vernon Nazarene
Muskingum University
New York University
Norfolk State University
North Carolina A & T
     State University
North Carolina Central
North Carolina State
     University at Raleigh
Northeastern University
Northern Kentucky
Northwest State
     Community College
Northwestern University
Nova Southeastern
Oberlin College
Occidental College
Ohio Dominican
Ohio Media School
Ohio University-Main
Ohio Wesleyan University
Otterbein University
Owens Community
Paul Mitchell the School
Pennsylvania State
Pensacola State College
Pratt Institute
Princeton University
Purdue University
     -Main Campus
Queen's University
Quincy University
Radford University
Rhodes College
Rochester Institute of
Rockhurst University
Roosevelt University
Rose-Hulman Institute of
Sacramento City College
Saint Louis University
Saint Michael's College
Salem College
Savannah College of Art
     and Design
Savannah State
Seton Hall University
Shaw University
Shawnee State University
Simmons University
Sinclair Community
Slippery Rock University
     of Pennsylvania
Soka University of
Southern Illinois
Southern University and
     A & M College
Spelman College
Spring Arbor University
Stanford University
Stetson University
Syracuse University
Taylor University
Temple University
Tennessee State University
Texas A&M University
The Evergreen State
The Juilliard School
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University
     at Mansfield
The Ohio State University
     at Newark
The University of Akron
     Main Campus
The University of Alabama
The University of
The University of Memphis
The University of North
     Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University of
     Northwestern Ohio
The University of
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas More University
Tiffin University
Transylvania University
Tufts University
Tulane University of
Tuskegee University
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Navy
Union College
United States Army
United States Naval
University at Buffalo
     The State University of
     New York
University of Alabama in
University of British
University of California
University of Central
University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati
     -Clermont College
University of Cincinnati
     -OMI College of
     Applied Sciences
University of Cincinnati
     of Music
University of Cincinnati
     -Blue Ash College
University of Cincinnati
     -Main Campus
University of Colorado
University of Dayton
University of Delaware
University of Evansville
University of Exeter
University of Florida
University of Houston
University of Iceland
University of Illinois at
University of Indianapolis
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville
University of Maine
University of Maryland
     Global Campus
University of Maryland
     -College Park
University of
     Massachusetts Boston
University of Miami
University of Michigan
     -Ann Arbor
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
     -Twin Cities
University of Missouri
University of Mount Olive
University of Mount Union
University of North
     Carolina at Asheville
University of North
     Carolina at Charlotte
University of North
     Carolina School of
     the Arts
University of Notre Dame
University of Oklahoma
     -Norman Campus
University of Pennsylvania
University of Phoenix
University of Pittsburgh
     -Pittsburgh Campus
University of South
University of Southern
University of Southern
University of Toledo
University of Utah
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
     -Main Campus
University of Washington,
University of Waterloo
University of Westminster,
University of Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
     -River Falls
Vanderbilt University
Virginia Tech
Walsh University
Warren Wilson College
Washington University in
     St Louis
Wellesley College
West Virginia State
West Virginia University
Western Carolina
Western Michigan
Western Washington
Wheeling University
Willamette University
Wilmington College
Wittenberg University
Worcester Polytechnic
Wright State University
     -Main Campus
Xavier University
Xavier University of
Yale University
Youngstown State
US News - America's Best High Schools - Ranked 65th in USA and awarded Gold Medal status.
Newsweek - America's Best High Schools 2010 - Walnut Hills Ranked 66th in USA and #1 in Ohio!