Achievements & Accolades
The Solon Schools were named the #2 Public School District in America for 2019 by the community and academic rating organization Niche.com.
Solon earned the state of Ohio’s #1 school report card for student achievement in 2018 for the fourth year in row.
The Solon Schools received the #1 education ranking from Cleveland Magazine in 2018.
Money Magazine ranked Solon #10 on its 2015 list of Best Places to Live. These communities are “places with great jobs, strong economies, affordable homes, excellent schools and that something special that makes it a great place to live.
Solon High School is one of only 19 schools in Ohio – and two in Northeast Ohio – to earn a Gold Medal Best rating in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools rankings.
Demonstrating Solon students’ success in AP science, math, engineering and computer science classes, SHS is the top-ranked Ohio school on the U.S. News Best STEM Schools list, ranking #24 in the nation this year. No other Ohio school is in the top 50 nationally.
Solon High School had 23 National Merit Finalists, 24 National Merit Commended Scholars and 2 National Achievement Scholars in 2016. With 49 student honored by National Merit, Solon has among the highest number of students recognized in Ohio and the nation.
All Solon Schools are National Blue Ribbon Schools.
All Solon Schools received U.S.D.A. Bronze Awards for excellence in school nutrition and physical education.
Solon’s robust AP program saw 801 students take 1,844 AP exams in 2016. Students earned a score of 3, 4 or 5 on 1,648 of those exams, earning students valuable college credits.
Solon students’ average ACT scores rose half a point in 2016– Composite: 26, English: 25.6, Math: 26.3. Seven members of the class of 2016 earned perfect scores on the ACT.
Solon students’ average SAT scores increased at least 15 in all categories– Reading: 602, Math: 633, Writing: 589.
Solon High School students can choose from more than 140 courses, including 27 different AP classes: AP Capstone, Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics 1 & 2, Comparative Government, Economics, European History, Psychology, U.S. Government, U.S. History, World History, English Language, English Literature, Calculus AB & BC, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, Statistics, Chinese, French, Spanish, 2-D Design, Music Theory and Studio Art.
World languages offered – Spanish, French, Chinese and American Sign Language.
Solon High School Presidential Scholars: 1990, 1995, 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2012.