The Schilling School For Gifted Children

  • The Schilling School for Gifted Children is an independent coeducational institution founded in 1997, chartered by the Ohio Department of Education.
  • Nationally, it is one of only two schools serving gifted students from kindergarten through 12th grade.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1997

Student Body

Total Students54 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size6 students
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Geography, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP US History
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesGraduated scale by grade: $11,000 to $17,000

School Notes

  • All academic courses at the Upper School level are considered honors courses and many are taught at the college level.
  • A vast array of electives are offered (i.e. Creative Writing, Chess, Music, Film Analysis, Fencing, Art, Drama) with 9 different Foreign Languages  beginning in kindergarten and continue through high school.
  • Percentage of students with IQs 130-144: 53%
  • Percentage of students with IQs 145-200: 47%
  • Admission criterion of IQ 130 or higher

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cincinnati
    Grades: PK-12
    7.5 miles
    5400 Red Bank Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45227
    (513) 728-2400
    7.5 PK-12
    n/a
  • Huntington Station
    Long Island School For The Gifted
    Long Island School For The Gifted Photo - We provide remote learning resources for all our students.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-9
    588.8 miles
    165 Pidgeon Hill Rd Ste 1
    Huntington Station, NY 11746
    (631) 423-3557
    588.8 PK-9
    n/a
  • Cincinnati
    Grades: NS-12 | 870 students
    5.7 miles
    6905 Given Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 979-0220
    5.7 NS-12
    870
  • Cincinnati
    Grades: NS-12
    0.8 miles
    8283 East Kemper Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45249
    (513) 247-0900
    0.8 NS-12
    n/a
  • Cincinnati
    Cincinnati Waldorf School
    Cincinnati Waldorf School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-10 | 277 students
    8.4 miles
    6743 Chestnut Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45227
    (513) 541-0220
    8.4 PK-10
    277

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
My teenager started High School here this year. After looking at many schools we decided to try this small school in the Blue Ash area. I have been very happy with the courses and teachers. Each teacher really invests their time in the students. The other students are extremely welcoming and friendly, so my teen didn't feel left out or excluded in any way. They are able to adjust the classes to meet the students interests. The school teaches the students critical thinking skills and they do projects for the community. They offer everything from fencing, chess and drama to top AP courses
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My son moved to Schilling for high school from a rigorous private school where he never felt understood despite his high IQ. Now, he is a different child. He loves school again and thrives under the exceptionally qualified and caring teachers and staff. They go above and beyond the call of duty to challenge my son in his areas of strength and to help him overcome his areas of weakness. At Schilling, he is completing college level courses easily and loving every minute of it! His ninth grade Biology book was exactly the same as the one my older son used in college, so I know he will not only be prepared for college but will excel there. The school administration deals fairly and efficiently with any problems that arise in a way that teaches the kids to solve or avoid future issues. The personal attention that is given to both the students and parents is extraordinary. We are so glad we moved to Schilling and recommend it highly!
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