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


  • Director of the Indian Hill Church Nursery School Job Posting

    The director of the Indian Hill Church Nursery School is a member of the Church staff and creates policies, manages staff, and oversees daily operations of the school. The director ensures the school is in compliance with licensing standards set forth by Ohio’s Dept. of Job and Family Services.

    View the full Job Description here!

    Apply for the job via email here!


  • Native American Presentation

    We'll enjoy a presentation on Native American's by Mother's Nature's, Jean Gonzales on Monday Dec. 1, 2014
  • Author Visit

    We'll enjoy a special visit from Valerie Woebkenberg, who co authored the charming book, " The Story the Little Christmas Tree Told" on Monday Dec. 8, 2014. Copies of the book are for sale and can include the author's personalization.
  • Naturalist Visits

    This month's lesson plan is " Colors in the Snow". Dec. 4, 2014 for three year old classes Dec. 11, 2014 for four's and pre-school plus classes. Please dress your children for an outdoor hike.