(513) 231-3600


Welcome to Forest Hills School District, a place where learning is a priority, friendliness abounds and students are the heart of the district! FHSD is enriched by its traditions of excellence, supportive community and partnerships with parents, local universities and businesses. 


School year hours:  Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  Appointments are recommended.

Summer hours: Tuesday and Thursdays between 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary.


Parents and legal guardians of students register students online and then come to Central Office (7946 Beechmont Ave.) to provide required registration documents.


  • parent/guardian driver’s license
  • official birth certificate
  • custody papers (if applicable)
  • proof of residence (mortgage deed, rental/lease agreement)
  • current immunization records (if applicable)
  • ETR/IEP/504 reports/documents (if applicable)
  • FOR ALL-DAY KINDERGARTEN  REGISTRATION ONLY: $75 check for deposit (applied to tuition)

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Parents can complete the first step in the registration process by providing student information onlineChildren must be five-years-old on or before August 1 of the given school year to register for kindergarten.  

Tuition for the all-day program is $3,000 and will offset the additional operating costs and defer operating costs from taxpayers. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.  Those who need financial assistance should contact Bob Buck, Associate Director of Elementary Teaching and Learning, at 231-3600 or

For more information contact Bob Buck, associate director of elementary teaching and learning, at or 231-3600.

Find a child’s school of attendance

More information on kindergarten

Contact Debbie Conover, registrar, at or 231-3600.


register  (for 2018-19 school year ONLY. DO NOT USE FOR 19-20 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION)


FHSD uses an online lottery system for acceptance into the Preschool programs at Sherwood Elementary and Summit Elementary.  The lottery will be open for the 2019-20 school year from February 1st through February 22nd, 2019. The lottery drawing will occur on February 26th, 2019.  All families will be notified of the lottery results by email. Once accepted, parents can begin registration procedures. Parents of students who are drawn in the lottery will have one week to complete registration and pay a tuition deposit of $100.

Students who are not drawn in the lottery will be placed on a wait list.

Contact Patty Dold, administrative assistant, at or 231-3600 with questions.

Click HERE to enter the lottery

More information on preschool


The Hamilton County Educational Service Center operates a Head Start program at Mercer Elementary for children ages three- to five-years old. The morning session operates from 8 a.m-11:30 a.m. and the afternoon session operates from 12:10 p.m.-3:40 p.m. The program is free to families who meet certain income guidelines.

For more information and to enroll, call HCESC at 513-674-4329 or visit

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Serving nearly 7,350 students in the Anderson Township and the Village of Newtown, FHSD engages students in innovative programs and learning opportunities.

Debbie Conover

Debbie Conover
Administrative Assistant