Quality Profile


    The Solon Schools publish a quality profile annually to highlight excellence in the district.  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:

    • Academics
    • 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.

    Empowering every student, every day, to achieve personal excellence.

    Consistently ranked as one of the top public school systems in Ohio and the nation, 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 a Best Community for Music Education for 2023.  

    The Solon Schools have received the #1 education ranking from Cleveland Magazine for an unprecedented 15 consecutive years.  

    All Solon Schools have received the prestigious U.S. Blue Ribbon School Award at least once from the U.S. Department of Education:

    Orchard Middle School - 2023

    Roxbury Elementary School – 2022

    Solon Middle School – 2020

    Solon High School – 2019

    Roxbury Elementary School – 2016

    Orchard Middle School – 2013

    Solon Middle School – 2010

    Solon High School – 2008

    Parkside Elementary School – 2007

    Lewis Elementary School – 2006

    Arthur Road Elementary School – 2005

    The Solon Schools are recognized as one of the nation's top school districts with one of the highest rated teaching staffs in Ohio by Niche.com.

    The City of Solon is ranked #1 in the U.S. on the list of Most Affordable Cities with Outstanding Education.

    The City of Solon is ranked on the list of Most Educated Cities in America by Dwellics.

    Solon High School was named to the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools rankings.  

    Solon High School has 20 National Merit Semi-Finalists, 27 National Merit Commended Scholars and 3 National African American Award recipients for the 2024 competition. 

    Through Solon's robust AP program, 782 students took 1,782 Advanced Placement exams in 2023. Students earned a score of 3, 4 or 5 on 1,565 on those exams, earning valuable college credits.

    The College Board conferred AP Scholar Awards to 412 Solon High School students and recent graduates in 2023 for their outstanding achievement on AP coursework and exams.

    Solon students’ average ACT scores Class of 2022 – Composite: 24.8, English: 24.1, Math: 25.1.

    Solon students’ average SAT scores Class of 2022 – ERW: 588, Math: 603.

    Solon High School students can choose from more than 140 courses, including 28 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, Human Geography, World History, English Language, English Literature, Calculus AB & BC, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, Statistics, Chinese, French, Seminar - African Diaspora, Spanish, 2-D Design, Music Theory and Studio Art.

    World languages offered – Spanish, French, Chinese and American Sign Language.

    Eight Solon seniors were U.S. Presidential Scholar candidates and two were named as semi-finalists 2023. (Solon High School Presidential Scholars: 1990, 1995, 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2012.)


    Lewis 3rd grade class winning the spirit stick awardDrama Club Musical Murder Mystery of 1940 production








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    Lewis Students Writing