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Solon City Schools: One of the Best in America

Michelle McQuade | April 4, 2018

Looking for more reasons to move to the Greater Cleveland area? Today, we’re going to shine the spotlight on Solon City Schools, and why it’s considered as one of the best school districts in America.

As we are already familiar with, schools and the quality of education they offer have a huge impact on real estate market values. Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling a home in Solon or Glenwillow, this outstanding school district either be a benefit or an advantage.

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About Solon City School District

Solon City School District is a nationally recognized public school district that serves Cleveland’s southeastern suburbs, mainly Solon and Glenwillow. It is frequently listed as one of the best public school districts not just in Ohio, but in the entire country.

Overall, the school district supervises seven public schools. A majority of these schools have received Blue Ribbon awards from the National Blue Ribbons School Program, with Solon High School earning two Blue Ribbons.

Schools under Solon City School District are as follows:

Solon City School District’s schools offer comprehensive academic and athletic programs. Over the past years, its schools have been recognized for excellence in science and other subjects.

Awards and accolades

Established in 1895, Solon City School District has won numerous awards and accolades since its foundation. Let’s look back at some of the school district’s many achievements.

  • Just this year (2018), Solon City School District was named as the “Best School District in America” by, an academic rating organization.
  • Solon City Schools earned another #1 school report card in Ohio for its second consecutive year.
  • There are only two school districts in Ohio that has been awarded the All A Award and Momentum Award. One of those school districts is Solon City Schools, of course!
  • Solon City Schools has been recognized by Cleveland magazine as the top school district in the state yet again. The school district has occupied that spot for the ninth consecutive year.
  • Solon High School is nationally recognized and is ranked as the 15th best high school in the state by U.S. News. When it came to the 2017 national rankings, Solon High School earned the 386th spot and the 81st among STEM high schools. Students from Solon High School excel in math and English, and all display high AP passing rates.
  • Solon High School has proved to be great launching pad for exemplary youth. In 2016 alone, the high school produced 24 National Merit Commended Scholars, 23 National Merit finalists, and two National Achievement Scholars. Those numbers make Solon High School one of the largest producers of National Merit students in the country.

Schools in Solon and Shaker Heights (as discussed in previous blog posts) have proved, time and time again, that the Greater Cleveland is home to topnotch educational opportunities.

If you would love to learn more about homes for sale in Cleveland, Ohio, get in touch with me today at 440-823-2448 or michellemcquade(at)howardhanna(dotted)com. You can also browse my website for more information, as well as check out my Solon community guide.

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