Cuyahoga Heights School District Updates

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Over 80 Years of Excellence in Education

The Cuyahoga Heights School District, which serves the villages of Cuyahoga Heights, Brooklyn Heights and Valley View, is a first ring school district located approximately four miles from mid-town Cleveland. The Cuyahoga Heights School District is fortunate in many ways.

The villages of Cuyahoga Heights, Brooklyn Heights and Valley View all have healthy tax bases, are attractive to businesses and provide terrific amenities to their residents. A superb quality of life is the major reason that living in one of the three villages is attractive.

Community support is a cornerstone to the district’s success. Besides supporting school levies and volunteering in classrooms, residents enjoy using the 25-meter pool, children’s pool, spa, first-rate fitness center, and state-of-the-art track at no charge.

Over 841 students are enrolled in the district’s three schools—high school (9-12), middle school (6-8), elementary school (PreK-5)—located on the same campus. They benefit from the expertise of a highly qualified teaching staff, excellent support staff, and strong parental participation.

The Cuyahoga Heights Schools provide a full-range of traditional and non-traditional educational programs and co-curricular activities. These include elementary and secondary curriculum offerings at the general and college preparatory levels and special education programs.

Ninety-percent of CHS graduates attend either a 2-year or 4-year college. With over 74 co-curricular activities and 21 varsity sports, a very high percentage of students are involved with extracurricular activities. Please visit our website for up-to-date information. | CHS Statistics and Contact Information

U.S. News’s Ranking for the 2023-2024 School Year

Cuyahoga Heights High School (CHHS) is once again among the top public high schools in Greater Cleveland according to U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools ranking released on August 29, 2023.

CHHS ranks No. 14 among 146 high schools in the area. Moreover, CHHS ranked No. 49 among 741 high schools in the State of Ohio, placing it in the top 10 percent of public high schools statewide. Nationally, CHHS ranked No. 3,952 among the approximately 17,680 public high schools across the nation that were ranked and the approximately 25,000 public high schools nationwide.

The ranking is based on five criteria totaling 100 percent with the weight of each criteria given a certain percentage  These criteria include
• Proficiency on state-required tests (20 percent)
• Performance on state-required tests (20 percent)
• Performance of underserved-students, such as minorities and those from low-income households (20 percent)
• How well students are prepared for college (30 percent)
• Graduation rate (10 percent).

According to the U.S News Rankings, about 44 percent of CHHS students took at least one AP exam and at least 24 percent passed at least one exam.  Seventy-one percent of students were math proficient, and 97 percent were science proficient. The graduation rate, which is based on ninth-grade students graduating within four years, is 95 percent.

U.S. News and World Report High Schools Ranking Report
Published August 29, 2023