• Clifton Area Neighborhood School

    For the 2018-19 school year - our second year! - our school will continue to operate at the Rising Stars Academy in Mt. Auburn, while renovations are under way on our permanent home in Clifton.

  • Register Your Child Now for 2018-19

    The new Clifton Area Neighborhood School now is registering students in preschool, kindergarten and first grade for 2018-19.

A model of 21st century diversity

One of the newest additions to the CPS family of schools, the Clifton Area Neighborhood School serves three of Cincinnati’s historic neighborhoods — Clifton, Spring Grove Village and CUF (the coalition of Clifton Heights, University Heights and Fairview). We offer high-quality preschool, kindergarten and first-grade classes for the 2018-19 school year, with more grades to be added each year. Read more about the Clifton Area Neighborhood School.

What’s Happening at Clifton Area Neighborhood School

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What's Happening at Cincinnati Public Schools

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Jaren Finney


All-day First Grade, Kindergarten and PreK classes: 8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Half-day PreK classes: 8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.


Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.




2120 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45210