History & Tradition
The Mariemont City School District is located on the east side of Cincinnati, Ohio and includes the villages of Fairfax, Mariemont, Terrace Park, and the unincorporated areas of Plainville and Williams Meadows. The district can trace its founding to April 14, 1879.
Quick Facts About the District
Mariemont City Schools consists of four schools, serving grades K-12 (with independent preschool programs available): Mariemont High School, Mariemont Junior High School, Mariemont Elementary and Terrace Park Elementary. Total enrollment is approximately 1,750 students.
The district employs approximately 200 certified and classified staff. General administration consists of the superintendent and treasurer.
The district completed a long-term facilities plan in 2012, with extensive renovations at both elementary schools, construction of a new junior high school building in Fairfax, and renovation of part of the high school building. Mariemont Elementary, Terrace Park Elementary and Mariemont Junior High School celebrated the new buildings with dedication ceremonies on Sunday, September 9, 2012.
For more information about the district, please view the district's Quality Profile.
Tradition of Excellence
The Mariemont City School District continues to achieve excellence.
Mariemont High School has earned the distinction of being named a Blue Ribbon High School by the Department of Education four times. Terrace Park Elementary School has also been named a No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.
In the National Merit Competition, Mariemont High School has produced Commended Students, Semifinalists and Finalists every year since 1959.
The Class of 2015 received $4.1 million in scholarship offers from colleges and independent sources. Students received admission acceptance at over 100 different colleges.
Mariemont High School grads typically attend such selective institutions as Emory University, Wake Forest University, Harvard College, University of Rochester, University of Virginia, Davidson College, McGill University, DePaul University, Georgetown University, Belmont University, Stanford University and University of Michigan.
Fifty-five seniors earned Honors Diplomas from the state of Ohio, while 107 students in 2014-15 were members of the National Honors Society. Six seniors were named National Merit Scholars from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Seventy-seven Mariemont High School students in the 2014-15 school year have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program courses and exams. Mariemont High School currently offers fifteen Advanced Placement Courses to students beginning sophomore year. 86% of students scored three or above on the AP exams, which constitutes a passing grade according to the AP testing standards
Mariemont City School District is one of only three Ohio districts to have a direct link to the National Library of Congress through our Veterans History Project. This joint effort of students and staff video records interviews with local World War II, Korean and Vietnam veterans.
No Child Left Behind
Mariemont City Schools is in compliance with the No Child Left Behind requirement to have a plan for keeping schools safe and drug free that includes appropriate and effective discipline policies, security procedures, prevention activities, a student code of conduct, and a crisis management plan for responding to violent or traumatic incidents on school grounds.