Education

Public Education
Forest Park is served by two public school districts:  Winton Woods City Schools, and Northwest Local School District. 

Most of the city lies within the Winton Woods school district.
Winton Woods Logo"Winton Woods City Schools serves students and their families in the communities of Forest Park, Village of Greenhills and Springfield Township. We are an open enrollment district. We celebrate cultural diversity, with a student population from around the world and 31 languages spoken in the district. Our academic focus begins in early childhood with a preschool program that offers a blend of general and special education. In 2016, the program received a five-star rating—the highest—from the State of Ohio’s Step Up to Quality rating system. Beginning in 2016-2017 school year, the district began offering an all-day preschool option to our families. All-day kindergarten began in the district in 2012. Since its inception, over 98% of Winton Woods' kindergarten students were promoted to first grade. Education in the district’s primary and elementary buildings focuses on differentiated instruction, data-driven lessons, Ohio Learning Standards and classroom technology. Over 96% of third grade students met the requirements of Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee. Winton Woods Intermediate School (grades 5-6) offers strong academics and a variety of fine arts options—band, orchestra, choir and visual arts, with a host of extra-curricular activities and clubs."  -  www.wintonwoods.org

Residents on the western edge of the city fall within the Northwest school district.
NorthWest Logo"The Northwest Local School District is located in Hamilton County, approximately 12 miles from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, and covers an area of 56 square miles. It serves pupils from Colerain, Green, Ross and Springfield Townships, with Colerain Township serving as its nucleus The Northwest Local School District is a source of pride and a major part of the community serving approximately 9,000 students in one pre-school, five elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools and two career centers. The district's merger with Butler Tech has provided our students two on-site career technology centers, and the option of the Butler Tech campuses. Northwest Passage was opened in 2010 as the district Alternative School Program. Passage is an alternative educational option for selected students of the Northwest Local School District." - www.nwlsd.org

Higher Education Options
Whether you plan to attend a 4-year university, or just want to take a class from a community college, there are plenty of options easily accessible from your home in Forest Park.

University of Cincinnati
Both the main campus, and Blue Ash campus are just an easy commute away.  The Blue Ash campus is 12 miles away with a 20 minute commute, and the main campus is about 17 miles away with a commute under 30 minutes.

university_of_cincinnati-logo"The University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 44,000 students and has been named "Among the top tier of the Best National Universities," according to U.S. News & World Report.

Today, more than a quarter-million living alumni count themselves as Bearcats - united not just by their loyalty to our nationally known sports teams, but by their common love of the place, the people and the ideas that make up the University of Cincinnati." - www.uc.edu