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 Director Hired!

    We are excited to announce that the new director of the Indian Hill Church Nursery School has been hired! You can read the full release here!
  • School House Symphony

    March 3, 2015 at 11:30 in the church Guild Hall. Toddlers are welcome to attend with a family member. This is the second, of the three part classical concert series, which we're proud to our children!
  • Parent – Teacher Conferences / Scholastic Book Fair

    March 9, 2015. There is no school this day, except for our toddler class. Childcare is provided in Room # 4, beginning at 8 am. Additionally, we're having our first book fair! Please feel welcome to shop for books, before and after, you child's conference. All methods of payment are accepted for your convenience.
  • Naturalist Visits

    Miss. Sophia will visit our three's on March 5, 2015 and our fours and pre-school plus classes, on March 12, 2015. The lesson plan is " Habitats on Your Back" with a focus on turtles. Be sure and dress your children for an outside hike, as we search for signs of spring!