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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1953
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students810 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Archbishop Hoban High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score1240
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki-style pants & school polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,350
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorJulie Stieber
Admissions AssociateSara Stone
Endowment Size$11 million


Total Sports Offered23 sports
SportsBaseball, 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, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryCycling,
FootballFreestyle Skiing,
Nordic SkiingSnowboarding,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,


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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Stow
    Grades: 9-12 | 1011 students
    9.2 miles
    4550 Wyoga Lake Road
    Stow, OH 44224
    (330) 929-4205
    9.2 9-12
  • Akron
    Grades: K-8 | 99 students
    0.4 miles
    539 S Arlington St
    Akron, OH 44306
    (330) 785-9116
    0.4 K-8
  • Akron
    Grades: 9-12 | 622 students
    2.3 miles
    15 N Maple St
    Akron, OH 44303
    (330) 253-9113
    2.3 9-12
  • Lakewood
     St. Edward High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 946 students
    32.9 miles
    13500 Detroit Ave
    Lakewood, OH 44107
    (216) 221-3776
    32.9 9-12
  • Stow
    Grades: 6-12 | 843 students
    9.3 miles
    4687 Wyoga Lake Rd
    Stow, OH 44224
    (330) 929-0575
    9.3 6-12

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