Get to Know HB
Located in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Hathaway Brown School is guided by its motto: We Learn Not for School, But for Life. We’re committed to the goal of lifelong learning and we embrace the world beyond our halls, preparing students to enter that world poised and empowered to ask questions, challenge conventions, and make their own unique marks.
Hathaway Brown provides an inclusive environment that challenges girls in grades K through 12 and boys and girls in the Early Childhood Program. Founded in 1876, Hathaway Brown offers a fusion of academic and experiential learning opportunities delivered by expert teachers who continuously expand their own knowledge base as they connect students with the community-at-large in a variety of ways.
HB Fast Facts
- Enrollment of 871
- 16-acre campus in Shaker Heights
- Founded in 1876, oldest college-prep girls' school in Ohio
- 44% of K-12 students receive financial aid
- More than $4 million in financial assistance awarded annually
- HB families commute from more than 80 different communities in Northeast Ohio
- 41% of students are persons of color
- 3,500 alumnae around the world
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