• Gilbert A. Dater High School

    Preparing Students for College, Career and Beyond...

  • Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment

    Opportunities to Earn College Credit...

  • Special College Preparatory Program

    Provides a Rigorous and Engaging Education...

  • New Families Welcome!

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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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7:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.




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?

WKRC reports the west side seeing the highest enrollment increase, with two new schools opening in 2019…
WCPO reports women’s stories makes girls smarter, bolder through Cincinnati Public Schools program...

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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