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July 21, 2024

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Cincinnati Public Schools Spotlight

The spotlight is on Cincinnati Public Schools!

At Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS), every student is valued, supported, empowered and prepared to reach their fullest potential. From neighborhood schools, magnet schools and Montessori programs to high schools of choice, CPS offers top-tier academic, arts, music and athletic programs for students and families spanning from PreK to 12th grade. CPS is committed to developing the whole child, ensuring students thrive and graduate prepared to enroll in college, enlist in the military or become gainfully employed. Register today for the 2024- 2025 school year! To learn more, visit or call 513-363-0123 for enrollment assistance.

Here are a few standout schools for your child to enroll in today! 

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Rockdale Academy: Nurturing Future Leaders

Rockdale Academy, an Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators (OAESA) 2024 Hall of Fame school, is at the forefront of innovative education. Situated in the vibrant Avondale neighborhood, Rockdale Academy is dedicated to teaching the whole child through new and creative approaches to learning. The school’s curriculum integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) with hands-on experiences that promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills. One standout feature is the outdoor urban learning garden, where students can explore nature and grow crops, blending environmental education with practical skills. The academy’s holistic approach ensures that students are not only academically prepared, but also socially and emotionally supported. Enroll your child at Rockdale Academy and experience a transformative education that prepares them for a successful future.

Bond Hill Academy: A Community of Learners

Bond Hill Academy is more than just a school; it’s a community where students, teachers and families work together to create a nurturing and stimulating learning environment. Situated in the heart of Bond Hill, this academy prides itself on its strong sense of community and commitment to student achievement. For the upcoming school year, Bond Hill Academy will receive a community makeover, including an upgraded playground, renovated outdoor classroom, new STEM/STEAM lab, murals and other exciting projects for the pre-K through 6th grade facility. Bond Hill Academy offers a rigorous academic program that challenges students to reach their highest potential. The school’s emphasis on literacy and numeracy ensures a solid foundation for all students, while its enrichment programs in arts, music and technology provide a well-rounded education. Bond Hill Academy also prioritizes social-emotional learning, equipping students with the skills to navigate life’s challenges confidently. 

Hays-Porter School: Building Bright Futures

Hays-Porter School is dedicated to building bright futures for its students through a comprehensive and engaging educational experience. Located in the West End, Hays-Porter School emphasizes academic excellence, character development and community involvement. The school’s curriculum is designed to inspire a love of learning and to develop critical thinking skills that will serve students throughout their lives. Hays-Porter School offers a variety of programs, including arts education and athletics, ensuring that every student has the opportunity to pursue their passions. The school’s supportive and caring environment encourages students to take risks, learn from their experiences and strive for their personal best. Enroll your child at Hays-Porter School and watch them flourish in a setting that celebrates diversity, promotes academic achievement and prepares them for a successful future.

At Cincinnati Public Schools, we believe in the potential of every student. Our commitment to providing a high-quality education in a safe and supportive environment ensures that each child is prepared to succeed in school and beyond. Whether you choose Rockdale Academy, Bond Hill Academy, Hays-Porter School or another CPS school, you can be confident that your child will receive an education that values their unique strengths and prepares them for a bright future. Enroll now for the 2024-2025 school year and join a community dedicated to excellence in education.

To learn more about these schools and enroll, visit: or call 513-363-0123 for enrollment assistance.

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