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The Seven Hills School Academic Readiness Program provides students and families with a pathway to private school education.


Seven Hills SHARPThe Seven Hills School Academic Readiness Program (SHARP) is a two-week, full-day academic intensive that offers students from historically underrepresented communities a more straightforward path to The Seven Hills School and other private independent schools.

Curious, eager learners who will be enrolled in grades 5-9 for the 2022-23 school year are encouraged to apply. See how they might flourish in a local independent school such as The Seven Hills School.

The 2022 SHARP summer session runs weekdays from July 25 through August 5 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Hillsdale Campus located at 5400 Red Bank Road off the I-71 Redbank Road exit in Madisonville. Early drop-off and late pick-up options may be available if requested during the registration process.


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2022 SHARP Summer Session Eligibility Criteria:

  • Will be enrolled in grades 5 through 9 in the 2022-2023 school year
  • Will be attending The Seven Hills School for the first time for the 2022-23 school year or are considering applying to a local independent school such as The Seven Hills School for the 2023-24 school year


2022 SHARP Summer Session Student Goals:

  • Engage in fun and challenging hands-on learning activities across subject areas
  • Explore The Seven Hills School arts and athletics programs
  • Meet current students and alumni
  • Understand payment, financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • Prepare for the Independent School Entrance Examination [ISEE] (for students who have not yet applied for enrollment at The Seven Hills School), or prepare for life at The Seven Hills School with  refresher lessons in various subjects, summer reading support and technology orientation
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2022 SHARP Summer Session Registration:

Registration for the SHARP 2022 summer session is due by July 1. Early registration is encouraged as spaces are limited. The fee for the two-week SHARP 2022 summer session is $300.

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact The SHARP Summer Program team, reach out directly to Meredith Brown, SHARP Coordinator, at [email protected] or 513.728.2454.


2022 SHARP Summer Session  COVID Safety Measures:

The SHARP Summer Program follows all The Seven Hills School protocols. Guided by the school’s COVID advisory board of physicians and epidemiologists, The Seven Hills School continually implements the latest national and local health authority COVID protocols, as circumstances evolve. For up-to-date information about The Seven Hills Schools’ safety protocols, visit


About The Seven Hills School:

The Seven Hills School is a private school that offers education choices for early childhood education, elementary school, middle school, and high school. Seven Hills has two campuses – one in Madisonville (2-year-olds through grade 12) and one in Walnut Hills (2-year-olds through grade 5). with a state-of-the-art newly renovated Middle School opening in April 2022 on the campus in Madisonville.

The average class size is 15 students, with a 9:1 student-teacher ratio. The Seven Hills School students hail from more than 60 ZIP codes in the greater Cincinnati area. Students of color comprise 38 percent of the school’s population. Students at The Seven Hills School experience a fulfilling and enriching learning environment.

The Seven Hills School has championship-caliber athletic facilities and a new Schiff Performing Arts Center. About 80 percent of students participate in athletics. The Upper and Middle Schools feature more than 40 extracurricular clubs and after-school activities. These activities range in focus from Mock Trials to community service to Science Olympiad to anime to sports broadcasting.


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Written by Crystal Kendrick

President of The Voice of Your Customer and founder of The Voice of Black Cincinnati.


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