Hilliard Davidson High School is a four-year comprehensive public school of 1848 students. School is in session 176 days a year. The academic year is divided into two semesters with four nine-week grading periods. Class periods are forty-eight minutes in length.
Hilliard is a suburban, residential community located northwest of Columbus, Ohio. The community is one of the fastest growing districts in Ohio encompassing approximately sixty square miles with the majority of the school district’s 87,000 residents being business, professional and blue-collar workers. As a result, a large percentage of the 16,000 students are college bound.
Hilliard Davidson High School has 119 certificated professional staff. Of the certificated staff, 97 have earned advanced degrees.
Hilliard Davidson is a comprehensive high school that includes college preparatory, honors, Advanced Placement, dual enrollment, occupational, vocational and adjustment programs. Accumulation of a minimum 18 points on the 7 state A.I.R. tests, OR remediation free score on either the ACT /SAT, OR a minimum of 12 points by receiving a State Board- approved industry- recognized credential, as well as twenty-one and one-half credits, are required for graduation. Those credits must include:
|English – 4 credits||Mathematics – 4 credits (must include Alg 2 or Honors Alg 2)|
|U.S. Government – 1 credit||Science – 3 credits (1 credit Biology; 1 credit Physical Science)|
|U.S. History – 1 credit||Health – .5 credit|
|World Studies – 1 credit||Physical Education – .5 credit|
|Financial Literacy Elective – .5 credit||ICT21/Digital Connections – .5 credit|
|Senior Capstone – .5 credit||Additional Electives – 5 credits|
Advanced Placement and Honors
Advanced Placement courses are offered in Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, French, German, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. Government & Politics, and U.S. History. Honors courses are offered in Algebra 2, American Literature, Biology, Chamber Orchestra, Chemistry, Choir 400, English 9 and 10, Pre-Calculus, Science 9, Wind Ensemble, and World Studies.
* AP courses are graded on a 5.0 scale. * Honors Courses are graded on a 4.5 scale.
Class rank is determined by the G.P.A. The student with the highest G.P.A. is ranked first, second high-est is ranked second, etc. Senior ranking will be calculated using 7 semesters.
The state sponsored dual enrollment option is available to all students who meet the requirements of respective post secondary institutions.
127 students took College Credit Plus courses earning a total of 1,216 credit hours.
Class rank and grade point averages are based upon final grades earned in all graded subjects using a 4-point scale. The numerical grade scale is as follows: A = 90-100; B = 80-89; C = 70-79; D = 60-69; F = 59 and below. Grade Point Average is based on final grades in all graded subjects using the following scales:
College Entrance Exam Information
Average ACT Score: (2017)
Composite Average: 23.8
SAT Overall Mean Scores: (2016)
Critical Reading 551
Advanced Placement: (2017)
Number of students tested: 451
Number of tests administered: 801
Percentage with score of 3 or better: 70.0%
Post High School Plans—Class of 2017
Number of Graduates 389
- Post Secondary Education 84%
- Four Year 59%
- Two Year/Technical 25%
- Military, Work Force, Undecided 16%
High School Visitations
Colleges and universities are cordially invited to visit Hilliard Davidson High School. A two-week advance notice is appreciated. All inquiries should be sent to: Hilliard Davidson High School, 5100 Davidson Road, Hilliard, OH 43026, or call (614) 921-7220.
|Erica O’Keeffe||12th Grade Principal|
|Matt Anderson||11th Grade Principal|
|Brian Moore||10th Grade Principal|
|Joel Assenheimer||9th Grade Principal|
|A to El||Lindsey Eliason||Tom Woodford – District College Counselor|
|Em to Lei||Liz Thiel|
|Lej to R||Tony Odenweller|
|S to Z||Jeffrey Cadwallader|