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Hawken School Photo #5 - 74% of Hawken students participate in athletics. Hawken has more individual state championship titles than any other school in Ohio.
Hawken School is an independent, nonsectarian, coed day school of over 1400 students, toddler through grade 12, located on two campuses in the eastern suburbs of Cleveland, a campus on Cleveland`s west side, and a Mastery School campus for grades 9-12 in University Circle opening in 2020.
Founded in 1915, Hawken is recognized as one of the premier college preparatory schools in the nation with a diverse student body participating in a challenging program of academics, arts, and athletics that prepares them to meet the challenges of tomorrow's world.
Hawken promotes passionate teaching, engaged learning and confident self-expression.
Guided by principles that include an appreciation for differences and individuality, our community reflects varying backgrounds and perspectives.
Innovative schedules support individualized student attention, and educational partnerships with world-renowned institutions offer real-world learning opportunities to instill the skills needed to thrive in an increasingly complex and dynamic world.
Hawken School places among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association for the Education of Young Children|
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||1,115 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 19%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||150 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Number of AP Courses||15 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average SAT score||1370|
|Average ACT score||30|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 18 / rolling|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Kathy O'Neal|
|Total Sports Offered||15 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Diving,
Field Hockey, Football,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||9 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Chess Club, School Newspaper, Speech and Debate, String Ensemble
Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Hawken Chorale, Hawken Players' Society, Jazz Combo
Recreational Athletic Programs:
- Founded in 1915, Hawken School is an independent, nonsectarian, coed day school of over 1400 students, toddler through grade 12, located on two campuses in the eastern suburbs of Cleveland, a campus on Cleveland`s west side, and a Mastery School campus for grades 9-12 in University Circle opening in 2020. With a diverse and unified student body supported by $9.6 million in tuition assistance, the school is profoundly committed to the development of character and intellect. Best known for its stunning Early Childhood Center, nationally recognized programming, non-traditional schedules to support immersive learning and innovative teaching, real-world partnerships that connect students to their local and global communities, and 8,000 square feet of maker space, Hawken`s tradition of academic excellence instills the skills needed to thrive in a complex world.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Cleveland Grades: NS-8 | 179 students
27575 Shaker Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44124
(216) 464-0033 2.4 NS-8
- Gates Mills Grades: PK-12 | 644 students
34001 Cedar Rd
Gates Mills, OH 44040
(440) 442-1104 3.3 PK-12
- Cleveland Grades: PK-8 | 84 students
12510 Mayfield Rd
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 421-0700 5 PK-8
- Cleveland Grades: NS-8 | 221 students
2160 Stillman Rd
Cleveland, OH 44118
(216) 932-4177 4.1 NS-8
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