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Preparing Students for College, Career & Beyond

Founded in 2000, Gilbert A. Dater High School is one of only two schools in the Cincinnati Public School District to offer the Special College Preparatory Program (SCPP).

The school provides a unique 3 week summer bridge program for new students, an honors program, and AP classes as well as exciting extracurricular activities. A graduate of Gilbert A. Dater High School will enter post-secondary education prepared for success!

What I love about Dater

Student at DaterDater is a larger high school with the feel of a much smaller one. Because of caring, highly skilled teachers and administration and a positive, diverse, and inclusive culture of high expectations, Dater students find a home away from home where friendships and successful futures are forged.

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7:40 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.


(513) 363-7200


2146 Ferguson Road
Cincinnati, OH 45238

We share a campus with Western Hills High School and are located behind the Western Hills building.

What’s Happening at Dater High School?

At the Business-Education Connectivity Council-CPS Career Expo on Nov. 17, high school students were the interviewers, asking representatives from 30 regional businesses...
An innovative model for high-tech training is rolling up to Cincinnati Public Schools.

Our Principal

Stephen Sippel

Stephen SippelMr. Sippel works very hard to create a caring and engaging environment where students can learn and grow. He works closely with Dater’s faculty and staff to make sure Dater becomes the best school it can be and for its students to have every opportunity for success. Follow us on Twitter

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