The Solon Schools annual Quality Profile is a comprehensive community-oriented companion report to the State of Ohio School Report Cards. The Quality Profile details additional accountability indicators that more completely define a high-quality public education.
The Quality Profile demonstrates the depth and breadth of the excellent educational program provided in Solon and reflects the values and goals outlined in the district’s mission and Strategic Plan. Specifically, the Quality Profile outlines results in the following categories:
- Arts, Athletics & Activities
- Student Leadership & Engagement
- Fiscal Stewardship
- Parent & Community Involvement
- Student Services
The district is committed to ensuring academic success as well as inspiring students to follow their passions and achieve personal excellence outside the classroom and in the community.
Our mission calls for all stakeholders in the Solon Schools to ensure students attain the knowledge and skills to succeed and become contributing, ethical citizens in a global society. The Quality Profile illustrates how Solon students are meeting that bar with the help and encouragement of our staff, parents and the community.
Consistently ranked as one of the top public school systems in Ohio and the nation, the Solon City Schools provides its 4,600 students with a rigorous and comprehensive academic experience, complemented by an extensive array of opportunities in the arts, activities and athletics.
The Solon Schools were named the #2 Public School District in America for 2020 by the community and academic rating organization Niche.com.
Solon earned the state of Ohio’s #1 school report card for student achievement in 2019, the fourth consecutive year Solon students earned the state's top marks. (2020 state report cards issued differently due to COVID-19 pandemic.)
The Solon Schools have received the #1 education ranking from Cleveland Magazine for an unprecedented 12 consecutive years.
Solon High School was named to the U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools rankings.
Demonstrating Solon students’ success in AP science, math, engineering and computer science classes, SHS is among the top-ranked Ohio schools on the U.S. News Best STEM Schools list.
Solon High School had 19 National Merit Finalists, 14 National Merit Commended Scholars and 2 National Achievement Scholars in 2020. With 33 students honored by National Merit, Solon has among the highest number of students recognized in Ohio and the nation.
Solon Middle School was named a U.S. Blue Ribbon School. This is the second time SMS has received this prestigious award.
Solon’s robust AP program saw 827 students take 1,788 AP exams in 2020. Students earned a score of 3, 4 or 5 on 1,064 of those exams, earning students valuable college credits.
Solon students’ average ACT scores remained high in 2020 – Composite: 24.9, English: 24.3, Math: 25.2.
Solon students’ average SAT scores remained high in 2020 – ERW: 625, Math: 668.
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.
Five Solon seniors were named Presidential Scholar candidates in 2018.
Solon High School Presidential Scholars: 1990, 1995, 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2012.
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.
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