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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Anderson High School is a highly rated, public school located in Cincinnati, OH. It has 1,180 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 65% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.
Address
7560 Forest Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45255
Telephone
(513) 232-2772

Anderson High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
65%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1300
45 responses
Average ACT
27
208 responses
AP Enrollment
37%

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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    A-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$70,265
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$947
National
$949
Median Home Value
$204,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
95%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.19 responses
Poll
95%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 45 responses
Report
  • Anderson vs. Turpin Rivalry
    47%
  • Football games.
    33%
  • Pep rallies
    9%
  • Dances
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    2%
  • Theatre productions
    2%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,180
Free or Reduced Lunch
13%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.29 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.29 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.29 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$69,533
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.2%
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.39 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.39 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.39 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$10,230/ year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.45 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.45 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.45 responses
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I love Anderson High School. The teachers are kind, caring people who want the best for every student. The amount of love the teachers show for the students is astonishing! The faculty will go out of their way everyday in order to ensure the learning, safety, and general wellbeing of the students. The Orange Heart program is unique and allows students to have private one on one conversations with their teachers about any topic. The link crew helps incoming freshman become aware of the events and opportunities that Anderson has. One thing I would change is the buildings structure. The school is old and with a few upgrades could enhance the learning even more!
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Anderson High School is an excellent college prep school. The teachers and administration are very concerned with students' success and are very proud of the school. The school offers many AP and Honors classes as well as Teacher's Academy, DECA and FBLA. The music and theater departments are top notch. There are many sports teams and clubs offered so that there are extra curricular activities for every student. There is tremendous parent involvement in PTO, Sports Boosters and individual teams and organizations.
My 4 years at Anderson have been pretty good overall. My time with the various band was very enjoyable and the atmosphere at football games is fun. Some teachers are lacking in their ability to prepare students for tests, but others do very well. My counselor was not the most helpful, and I do not feel like she is making the college application process any easier. The school only recently got AC, and it is still a bit faulty. All four years that I have gone here, there has been constant construction. With this construction, the school was very dirty. Overall, I enjoyed my time at Anderson High School.