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


  • New Course Offering for 2015-2016 School Year

    We are excited to announce that we will be offering a Friday Enrichment course from 9:30pm- 12:00pm every Friday for children three, four and five years old. There are only 15 spaces avaliable so stop by the school office today to fill out an application to hold your space. You can find an application on our forms page.
  • Mother’s Day Out Application Now Available

    MDO will be offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12pm-2pm for the 2015/16 school year. Space is limited so fill out your application today!
  • Naturalist Visits

    Miss. Sophia will visit our three year old children on Thursday, April 30, 2015 and our fours and pre-school plus classes on Thursday, May 7, 2015. She'll be discussing Creek Life. Please dress for an outside walk.
  • Librarian and School House Symphony

    Debbie Hull, with the Madeira branch library will visit April 16, 2-15 to read books about Spring! Our final School House Symphony performance is Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Toddlers are welcome to attend with a family member.