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Walnut Hills High School College Profile 2022-2023

Grades 9-12

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

John Chambers, Principal
Daniel Coleman, Grade 10-12 Assistant Principal
Kathy Restle, Grade 10-12 Assistant Principal
Ashley Thomas-Morgan, Grade 10-12 Assistant Principal
Matthew Chaney, Grade 7-9 Assistant Principal
Jessica Smitson, Grade 7-9 Assistant Principal

School Counselors
Patricia Morgan Grade 11-12 (A-G)
Tanya Ficklin Grade 11-12 (H-O)
Morgan Taylor Grade 11-12 (P-Z)
Renita Brooks Grade 9-10 (A-G)
Raelyn Klusmeyer Grade 9-10 (H-O)
Adrian Cabrera Grade 9-10 (P-Z)
William Harris Grade 7-8 (A-L)
Becky Junewick Grade 7-8 (M-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. Walnut has a distinguished and award-winning reputation which includes being one of the top schools in the State of Ohio, 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 *Beginning 2022-2023 Enrollment

Class of 2023 441   Class of 2026 454  
Class of 2024 537   Class of 2027 424  
Class of 2025 460   Class of 2028 314  

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 2023

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 2023 GPA Distribution

Racial Composition 2022-2023
Walnut Hills High School Enrollment Distribution

Class of 2022 Statistics and Awards

• 15 National Merit Finalists
• 17 National Merit Semi-Finalists
• 19 National Merit Commended Students
• 4 students from the class of 2022 earned a perfect 36 ACT
• 91 Cum Laude Society Initiates
• 88.9% of our graduates continue their education at four and two year universities and colleges.
• 11.1% work, travel, or join the Armed Forces
• Over 43 million dollars offered in scholarships

Class of 2022 ACT Score Comparisons

In 2022, 35 AP courses are offered
AP Testing Scores 2022

2021-2022 AP Awards
  • 180 Scholars
  • 175 Scholars with Distinction
  • 65 Scholars with Honors

2021-2022 AP Scores
AP Testing Scores 2022

Walnut 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.

Walnut Hills High School Elective Course Selection Grid

Course Selection Grid

Colleges & Universities

Walnut Hills High School students from Classes of 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 attended the following colleges and universities:
Alabama A & M University
Alabama State University
Alderson Broaddus
American University
Andrews University
Appalachian State
Arizona State University
     - Tempe
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Auburn University
Augustana College
Baldwin Wallace
Ball State University
Bates College
Baylor University
Beckfield College
     - Florence
Belmont Abbey College
Belmont University
Benedict College
Bennett College
Berea College
Berklee College of Music
Birmingham Southern
Bluffton University
Boston College
Boston University
Bowdoin College
Bowling Green State
     - Main Campus
Bradley University
Brandeis University
Brigham Young University
     - Provo
Brown University
Bryant & Stratton College
     - Buffalo
Bryn Mawr College
Bucknell University
California Institute of
Capital University
Cardiff University
Carleton College
Carnegie Mellon
Case Western Reserve
Central State University
Centre College
Chatham University
Cincinnati Christian
Cincinnati State Technical
     and Community
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
Concordia University
     - Chicago
Cornell University
CUNY City College
CUNY Hunter College
Davidson College
Denison University
DePaul University
Drexel University
Duke Kunshan University
Duke University
East Tennessee State
Eastern Gateway
     Community College
Eastern Kentucky
Eastern Michigan
Eckerd College
Emerson College
FIDM - Fashion Institute
     of Design &
     - Los Angeles
Fisk University
Florida Agricultural and
     Mechanical University
Florida Polytechnic
Florida State University
Fordham University
Furman University
Galen College of Nursing
     - Cincinnati
George Washington
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of
     - Main Campus
Georgia State University
Grambling State
Grand Canyon University
     - Traditional Campus
Grinnell College
Grove City College
Hampton University
Harvard University
Heidelberg University
Hocking College
Hofstra University
Howard University
Illinois State University
Indian River State College
Indiana University
     - Bloomington
Indiana University
Purdue University
     - Indianapolis
Iowa State University
Jackson State University
Jacksonville University
John Carroll University
Johns Hopkins University
Johnson C Smith
Kent State University
     at Kent
Kentucky State University
Kenyon College
Lake Forest College
Lake Superior State
Lawrence University
Lee University
Lewis & Clark College
Lincoln Trail College
Lipscomb University
Louisiana State University
Loyola Marymount
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University
     New Orleans
Macalester College
Manhattan School of
Marian University
Marietta College
McGill University
Mercer University
Miami University, Oxford
Miami University
     - Hamilton
Michigan State University
Middle Tennessee State
Milwaukee School of
Minerva University
Mississippi State
Morehead State
Morehouse College
Morgan State University
Mount Holyoke College
Mount St. Joseph
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Muskingum University
New York University
Norfolk State University
North Carolina A & T
     State University
North Carolina Central
Northeastern University
Northern Kentucky
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Occidental College
Ohio Dominican
Ohio Media School
     - Cincinnati
Ohio State University
     – College of
Ohio State University
     - Main Campus
Ohio University
     - Main Campus
Ohio Wesleyan University
Otterbein University
Owens Community
Pennsylvania State University
     - Penn State
     Main Campus
Pensacola State College
Princeton University
Purdue University
     - Main Campus
Queen's University
Radford University
Rhodes College
Rice University
Rose-Hulman Institute of
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University
     - Madrid Campus
Salem College
Samford University
San Diego State
Santa Clara University
Savannah College of Art &
     Design – SCAD
Savannah State
Seton Hall University
Shaw University
Shawnee State University
Simmons University
Sinclair Community
Slippery Rock University
     of Pennsylvania
Smith College
Soka University of
Southern Illinois
     University - Carbondale
Southern New Hampshire
Spelman College
Spring Arbor University
Stanford University
Stetson University
Suffolk University
Syracuse University
Taylor University
Temple University
Tennessee State
Texas A & M University
     - College Station
Texas Christian University
The Christ College of
     Nursing and
     Health Sciences
The College of Wooster
The Juilliard School
The New England Conservatory of Music
The Ohio State University
     at Newark
The University of Alabama
The University of
The University of Findlay
The University of Montana
The University of North
     Carolina at
     Chapel Hill
The University of
     Tennessee - Knoxville
Thomas More University
Tiffin University
Transylvania University
Tufts University
Tulane University of
Tuskegee University
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Navy
United States Naval
University at Buffalo
University of Akron
     Main Campus
University of Alabama
     in Huntsville
University of British Columbia
University of California
     - Berkeley
University of California
     - Los Angeles
University of California
     - Santa Barbara
University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati
     – College Conservatory
     of Music
University of Cincinnati
     – OMI College of
     Applied Sciences
University of Cincinnati
     - Blue Ash College
University of Cincinnati
     - Clermont College
University of Cincinnati
     - Main Campus
University of Colorado
University of Dayton
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of Evansville
University of Exeter
University of Florida
University of
     Health Sciences & Pharmacy
     in St. Louis
University of Iceland
University of Illinois at
     Urbana - Champaign
University of Indianapolis
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville
University of Maine
University of
     Massachusetts - Boston
University of Miami
University of Michigan
     - Ann Arbor
University of Minnesota
     - Twin Cities
University of Missouri
     - Columbia
University of Mount Olive
University of North
     Carolina at Asheville
University of North
     Carolina at Charlotte
University of North
     Carolina School of the
University of Northwestern Ohio
University of Notre Dame
University of Oklahoma
     - Norman Campus
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pikeville
University of Pittsburgh
     - Pittsburgh Campus
University of Saint Francis
     - Fort Wayne
University of South
     Carolina - Columbia
University of Southern
University of Southern
University of Toledo
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
     - Main Campus
University of Washington
     - Seattle Campus
University of Waterloo
University of Winchester
University of Wisconsin
     - Madison
University of Wisconsin
     - River Falls
Vanderbilt University
Virginia Polytechnic
     Institute and
     State University
Walsh University
Warren Wilson College
Washington University
     in St Louis
Wellesley College
West Virginia University
West Virginia University
     Institute of Technology
Western Carolina
Western Michigan
Western Washington
Wheaton College
Wilmington College
Winston-Salem State
Winthrop University
Wittenberg University
Wofford College
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!