Niche releases the 2021 Best School Districts in Ohio ranking and Indian Hill takes the top spot – also earning No. 7 in the nation!

NEWS RELEASE: Heather Higdon, Director of Communications

INDIAN HILL, OH (October 15, 2020) – The 2021 Niche rankings are out and the Indian Hill School District has again topped the charts.

Indian Hill High School celebrated a socially distanced, in-person graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020. (Provided)

Out of 605 Ohio school districts analyzed, the Indian Hill School District has earned the top spot. Out of 10,760 school districts nationally, Indian Hill earned No. 7!

“We are incredibly proud of our students and our staff, and we do believe they are the best,” said Indian Hill Superintendent Kirk Koennecke. “This ranking is one data point out of many that we analyze each year to ensure our programming maintains the enduring excellence our community expects and deserves.”

The Niche 2021 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more.



“Our focus is always on the student experience; our Indian Hill Promise is to create magic within the classroom and to provide our students unparalleled opportunities in academics, the arts, and athletics,” said Koennecke. “If our students can dream it, we want to create the opportunity for them to do it.”

Click here to access the Ohio report directly from Niche. Click here to access the national rankings directly from Niche. Click here to see all of Indian Hill’s rankings according to Niche

About Indian Hill Schools

Ranked consistently as one of the top-performing schools in Ohio and nationally – the vision of the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District (IHEVSD) is Enduring Excellence in Learning, Leadership, Innovation, and Service. More than 2,100 young scholars enjoy the exceptional educational services IHEVSD offers ensuring each student’s intellectual development, personal growth, and social responsibility. IHEVSD serves students in the Village of Indian Hill; Kenwood; parts of Symmes Township; Camp Dennison; and a few houses in Loveland. For more information, please visit, and join the social media conversation – Facebook: Indian Hill Exempted Village School District; Twitter: @IHSchools; Instagram: indianhillschools.