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 (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 810 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,350
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
810 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Archbishop Hoban High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
45 extracurriculars
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.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 810 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,350
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Akron, OH is $5,513 for elementary schools and $9,020 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Akron, OH is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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