Why Upper Arlington Schools?

Compass Homes, your custom home builders in Columbus, Ohio, builds homes all over the central Ohio area, and Upper Arlington is one of our favorites. We know Upper Arlington is an amazing community to live in, but we are also in awe of the school system. When you build your new home, what can your kids look forward to in the UA schools and why will you be so impressed?

  • Upper Arlington has 1 early childhood school, 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school.
  • Elementary students have the option of choosing either an informal (based on the ideals of progressive education) or contemporary instructional delivery model for learning in different schools.
  • Middle school students have opportunities for service-learning & real world instruction. All of the schools have strong service-oriented programs and consistently give back to the community.
  • High school students can learn in an informal learning style or with a contemporary model.
  • Over 60 AP classes are offered at the Upper Arlington high school.
  • The district has a strong commitment not only to academics, but also to the arts & athletics.
  • More than 50 student clubs & activities and 32 varsity sports give high school students many opportunities. The middle schools offer 20 clubs & 20 sports.
  • Upper Arlington’s vision statement drives everything that happens in the schools – Uniquely Accomplished students prepared to serve, lead, and succeed.
  • In 2015, Upper Arlington graduated 98.3% of their seniors.
  • The ACT & SAT scores are consistently above the state & nation’s scores.
  • A 2016 Community Survey rated the quality of education provided by the schools at a whopping 92.2% total positive rating.

Upper Arlington is consistently ranked as being one of the nation’s most educated cities and one of the best places to raise a family. This is due in part to the strength & expertise of the school system. With our homes for sale in Upper Arlington, you’ll find the perfect home site to move to with your family. Enjoy small town living with amazing amenities and be close to downtown Columbus, OSU, shopping, and entertainment.