6000 Drake Rd · Cincinnati, OH 45243 · 513-561-5513 · nurseryschool@indianhillchurch.org

At Indian Hill Church Nursery School, we believe that children gather information and learn through their play. Our philosophy is that preschool learning and social development should take place in an atmosphere of sharing and understanding.

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Indian Hill Church Nursery School's Philosophy

At Indian Hill Church Nursery School, we believe children gather information and learn through their play. Our philosophy is  preschool learning and social development takes place in an atmosphere of sharing and understanding.  Our teachers encourage  children’s individual strengths and guide their emotional, social and intellectual growth through a variety of daily activities and special events. Our non-denominational curriculum incorporates Ohio’s Early Learning and Development Standards attracting a wide variety of families from several local communities.

We incorporate several enrichment programs into our regular classroom curriculum to give students a well-rounded experience. In addition to weekly music classes, our students enjoy monthly naturalist visits in our unmatched beautiful wooded setting, visits from Cincinnati’s Schoolhouse Symphony, a walking field trip to the Fire Station, a visit from a Native American, and an end of the year ice cream social. Special events include Special Person Night, Halloween Parade, our annual Thanksgiving feast and a Winter Holiday Party.

We offer a variety of classes for children age 2 to 5 years Monday through Thursday.  Toddlers (2 – 3 years old) meet on Monday, 9:30 – 12 noon.  Three-year olds meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, 9:30-12 noon.  Four-year olds meet Monday – Thursday mornings, 9:30-12 noon.  Preschool Plus, children must be 5 years old by Dec. 31, meets Monday – Wed. morning, 9:30-12 noon and Thursdays 9:30 -2 PM.  Tuition is inclusive of all naturalist visits, weekly music classes, School House Symphony performances and various other specials.  A $75 non-refundable registration fee must accompany applications. To print an application, click here.

We also offer Mother’s Day Out on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons (limited enrollment).

We invite you to explore our website and give us a call, 513-561-5513, for a personalized tour.


updated 8/2013


  • School House Symphony

    Our third, and final, classical concert is scheduled for Tuesday April 15, 2014 at 11:30 in the church Guild Hall. We'll dismiss children from the Guild Hall at noon. Toddlers are welcome to attend this concert.
  • Yoga and Naturalist dates

    April 9 & 16, 2014, we'll sample pre school yoga in our Mother's Day Out program at 2 pm. Yoga mats will be provided. April 10 & 17, 2014, Miss. Sophia will visit the children with a lesson plan on insects and amphibians.
  • Parent Coffee and Mother’s Day Out Registration

    Please stop by our Spring Parent Coffee Open House on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 9:30 - 10:30. Coffee , pastries and fruit will be provided. Children are welcome, but there is no child care. Applications for Mother's Day Out will be available at the coffee, or in the school office beginning Monday April 21, 2014.