Archbishop Hoban High School

Archbishop Hoban High School is a Roman Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory high school serving 815 students on a 75-acre campus in East Akron, Ohio.
On average 97 percent of seniors enroll in a two or four-year college following graduation.
Hoban is committed to making Catholic education available to an economically, academically and ethnically diverse student population.
The Brothers of Holy Cross founded the school in 1953 to serve boys from grades 9 through 12.
In 1973, the school became coed.  In 1976, the lay Board of Directors assumed major governance responsibilities.
The Board continues to work with the Brothers, who now sponsor the school.
The 64 faculty members have an average career of 16 years of experience.
Of the faculty members, 75% hold master`s degrees and three have doctorates.
The student-to-faculty ratio is 13:1.  Archbishop Hoban High School is accredited by the State of Ohio, the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Ohio Catholic Schools Accrediting Association.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 805 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,350
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Archbishop Hoban High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1953
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
805 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Archbishop Hoban High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
25 students
Number of AP Courses
11 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2D Design, AP Studio Art: Drawing, AP U.S. History
Average SAT score
1240
Average ACT score
25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki-style pants & school polo

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
61%
Admissions Director
Julie Stieber
Admissions Associate
Sara Stone
Endowment Size
$11 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
45 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Challenge, Akron Roundtable Luncheons, Ambassadors, Animal Care League, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Creative Writing Club, Entrepreneurship Club, eSports Club, First Friday Club Luncheons, French Club, Gourmet Food Club, Green Knights Environmental Club, Harry Potter Club, Hoban Troubadours, Italian Club, Junior Classical League, Knights for Life, LEAP: Leaders in Envonmental Awareness and Protection, Math Competitions, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, National Honor Society: Seat of Wisdom Chapter, Peace and Justice Club, Peer Mentors, Project HOPE, Revolutionary War History Day, Robotics Team, SADD, Science Olympiad, Service Committee, Sophisticated Students of History Club, Spanish Club, Star Wars Club, Student Council, Student Literary and Arts Magazine: Fifth Avenue Review, Student Newspaper: The Visor, Student Yearbook: The Way

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Choir, Drama Club, Fine Arts Club, Music Ministry, Steel Drum Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ski Club

School Notes

  • We are a Catholic high school in the Holy Cross tradition. We celebrate our diversity, value each person, and welcome one another with the hospitality of Christ. As a family of learners, anchored in gospel values, we empower each other to grow spiritually, develop intellectually and reach out in service to others. Within an innovative and orderly learning environment we are committed to challenging each student in both heart and mind to be a compassionate individual, a lifelong learner, and a responsible steward of God`s creation.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Archbishop Hoban High School cost?
Archbishop Hoban High School's tuition is approximately $11,350 for private students.
What schools are Archbishop Hoban High School often compared to?
Archbishop Hoban High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like St. Vincent-St. Mary High School by visitors of our site.
What sports does Archbishop Hoban High School offer?
Archbishop Hoban High School offers 23 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Diving, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track and Wrestling. Archbishop Hoban High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for most sports offered.
What is Archbishop Hoban High School's ranking?
Archbishop Hoban High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Archbishop Hoban High School?
The application deadline for Archbishop Hoban High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
What neighborhood is Archbishop Hoban High School located?
Archbishop Hoban High School is located in the East Akron neighborhood of Akron, OH. There are 1 other private schools located in East Akron.

School Calendar

View the Archbishop Hoban High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
First Day of School for Seniors
August 16, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of School for New Students
August 19, 2024 (Monday)
First Day of School for All Students
August 20, 2024 (Tuesday)

School Reviews

Endorse Archbishop Hoban High School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Montessori Schools
Montessori Schools
Montessori schools are popular world-wide with parents of children in the primary grades.
How To Find A Summer Program
How To Find A Summer Program
Sending your children to a summer program or camp keeps them active in fun-filled settings. We explore your options.
Leadership, Legacy, and Learning: Pillars of Top Schools
Leadership, Legacy, and Learning: Pillars of Top Schools
We explore the key elements contributing to the success of leading private schools, highlighting the importance of strong leadership, a rich legacy, and a focus on comprehensive learning experiences.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 805 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,350
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Akron, OH is $7,333 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Akron, OH is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Related School Videos

Quick Links