Nordonia High School
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8006 South Bedford Road
Macedonia, OH 44056
Main: 330.468.4601
Attendance Line: 330.908.6160
Safe School Hotline: 330.908.6166
7:20 AM – 2:11 PM

Principal's Message

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Dear Parents, Students, and Community Members,

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Nordonia High School! We are very proud of the academic and athletic excellence of our high school! Nordonia High School is ranked in the "Top 100 High Schools in Ohio" by the U. S. News and World Report. We are also recognized by Newsweek as one of “America’s Best High Schools.” Nordonia High School is a comprehensive high school, grades 9-12 with an enrollment of 1,250 students. Nordonia High School offers a wide range of curricular courses and elective courses. Currently there are nine Advanced Placement courses as well as a very comprehensive vocational program at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center.

The mission of Nordonia High School is to inspire every student to value learning, community and excellence. We will provide the highest quality of classroom instruction possible. Our extra-curricular activities will be engaging and rewarding for all students. We will have a plan for effective use of district resources and communicate this plan to all stakeholders. Open communication and positive relationships will be developed between the high school, the teachers, administration, the school community and the entire Nordonia community.

One of our primary goals of this Web Page is to provide information and answer your questions. If we can be of further assistance I invite you to use the attached directory to contact us. We want to communicate and be of assistance to you and your child whenever you may need additional information or support. Thank you very much and “Go Knights!"

Casey G. Wright
Nordonia High School


Nordonia High School is a comprehensive high school with an enrollment of approximately 1,250 students, grades 9-12. The school year is composed of two 90-day semesters with four 9-week grading periods. The school day consists of seven 48-minute instructional periods. Our mission is to inspire every student to value learning, community and excellence. The vision statement for the school is: Nordonia High School will have first-class standards and expectations; incorporate social and cultural values while respecting individual diversity; and provide a safe secure learning environment. Using meaningful activities and technologies, we will continuously strive to raise these standards, expectations and support lifelong learning in our community.

The Nordonia faculty, district curriculum committees, the curriculum office and school continuous improvement teams have worked diligently to establish clear, rigorous and reasonable academic standards that all students are expected to meet. The faculty members open their classrooms to new ideas by utilizing quality resources and technology. The faculty consists of 88 certified professionals, 43 percent of whom hold advanced degrees. The average teaching experience is 15+ years. A comprehensive guidance program is provided by four accredited counselors. The counselor is involved in educational, vocational and personal counseling on an individual basis and in group work.

The School District is comprised of five communities which include Macedonia, Northfield Center, Northfield Township, Sagamore Hills and Boston Heights Township. These growing residential suburbs are primarily composed of families of executive, professional, business and technical personnel. All communities are interested in providing a quality education to all district students. The total district enrollment is 3,712 students. 

Principal's Award of Excellence

Excellence deserves recognition! The Nordonia Principal’s Awards for Excellence program does just that by recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of community members so they receive the acclaim they deserve. All are encouraged to nominate a deserving student, teacher, community member for the Nordonia Principal’s Award of Excellence. Please submit an essay explaining why the person is deserving, please include the recipient’s name, mailing address, and phone number.
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