All students in grades 5-9 belong to an Advisory Team. Advisory Teams are made up of a small group of students and a teacher. They are a place where students make plans: for school, for college, for their careers and for their futures. This is a safe time to talk about barriers and needs; to be serious, but to have fun, too. Advisories are helping students build academic and social skills by breaking down barriers, fostering relationships, strengthening listening skills and, most important, building trust.

CPS' My Tomorrow Initiative

My Tomorrow is a new vision of education for CPS in which every student is prepared for the remarkable future racing straight at us.

Content Standards

At CPS, we aim to ensure all of our students graduate from high school ready for the career paths of their choice. That's why all of our schools offer coursework that challenges and engages our students. We follow Ohio's Learning Standards to ensure our students at all grade levels build the skills and knowledge they need to be college and career ready.

Monitoring Academics and Testing

Students in Cincinnati Public Schools are tested throughout the school year to determine knowledge and skill levels. These tests measure students’ achievement to determine strengths and weaknesses so teachers can adjust instruction to meet students’ needs. Visit the CPS website to learn more about the testing procedures and monitoring academics.

Special Education

Special education and related services are offered to children ages three through twenty-one in public and non-public schools. Visit the CPS website to learn more about our programs and services.

Third-Grade Reading Guarantee

Ohio's Third Grade Reading Guarantee aims to ensure that struggling young readers get the support needed to improve. Learn more about how the third-grade reading guarantee works.

English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

The Need: Through Santa Maria Community Services staff and volunteers serve many adults and children from non-English speaking households. It is estimated that close to 3,000 Price Hill residents are non-English speaking.

English classes are offered in the Welcome Center on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free childcare offered for children ages 3-10.

Proven Curriculum: Total Physical Response (TPR) Methodology. Two-hour classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays for beginner, intermediate and advanced students.

For information about services and classes, please call (513) 363-4679.