Solon City School District

Solon City School District is a school district serving Solon, Ohio and Glenwillow, Ohio, which are southeastern suburbs of Cleveland in the Northeast Ohio Region, the 14th largest Combined Statistical Area in the United States.

Solon Schools are well known for being an exceptional public school system. For the 2005-06 school year, the Solon City Schools received an “Excellent” rating on the Ohio Department of Education Report Cards. In 2006, the district received the highest student achievement score in the State of Ohio and was ranked 142nd in the United States.

As of 2005, the school system had an 11.9 student-teacher ratio. In addition, Solon consistently ranks among the top schools in Ohio and the nation in standardized testing. In 2001, Newsweek named the Solon Schools as one of the top 75 school systems in the nation.

In 2007, the United States Department of Education named Parkside Elementary School in Solon as a No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School. Parkside is one of only 18 Ohio schools and 287 schools nationwide to receive this national recognition for the high levels of student achievement in the school. Arthur Road Elementary School also earned this designation in 2005.

The Solon Science Olympiad Teams of Solon High School and Solon Middle School are also very successful groups. The Middle School placed 5th overall in the National competition in 2004, placed 4th overall in 2005, and 3rd place overall in 2006. In 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 the Middle School team was crowned the national champion. The High School won the national tournament in 1998 and 2011 and placed 2nd overall in 2003 and 2008.

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