Founded in 1876, Hathaway Brown School is committed to a fusion of academic and experiential learning. This co-ed Early Childhood and all-girls K-12 independent day school focuses on educational innovation and prepares students to exemplify the HB motto to learn not for school, but for life.
HB's inclusive environment, outstanding faculty, and unique programs draw families from nearly 70 communities across Northeast Ohio to a beautiful 16-acre Shaker Heights campus, which houses an aquatics center, IDEA Lab, visual and performing arts spaces, turf playing field, Upper School learning commons, and working television studio. With immersive academic, service, and cultural opportunities, HB graduates attend many of the world’s top universities.
HB is home to nearly 900 students in the Infant & Toddler Center through 12th grade, 41 percent of whom are students of color. Approximately 44 percent of K-12 families participate in the flexible tuition program or merit awards for grades 9-12.
HB maintains small class sizes in all divisions and the student: faculty ratio is 8:1, offers extensive transportation services, and a one-to-one technology program. HB is generously supported by gifts from alumnae around the world, as well as parents, faculty members, and friends of the institution.