Hudson High School continues to rank among the top public high schools in our region, state and beyond. Outstanding performances and accomplishments in music, art and athletics complement our number one mission: academic achievement! For example, the Explorers:
  • Are ranked 94th in the country, 3rd in Ohio and 1st in the northern half of Ohio by Newsweek Magazine (September 2016)
  • Have access to 23 Advanced Placement courses supported by an expansive and comprehensive program of studies that challenges and supports students of all ability levels
  • Are committed to excellence through rigor; 658 students took a total of 1585 AP exams last spring with 76% "passing" (scoring three or above)
  • Are committed to scholarship, service, leadership and character; 172 new members were inducted into membership in the National Honor Society bringing the total to just over 300    
  • Strive for academic achievement; 222 Hudson High School graduates in the class of 2016 earned the State of Ohio Honors Diploma (includes a 3.5 GPA and "27" composite on the ACT
  • Are grateful for the impressive community support; the Class of 2017 accepted just shy of  $7 million in scholarship awards; $226,000 from local organizations within the Hudson community
  • Are talented in the visual arts: 222 art students were recognized by Scholastic Art Awards program with 44 Gold Awards!
  • Are talented in the performing arts: representatives from instrumental and vocal music programs have recently performed at Carnegie Hall in NYC
  • Embrace interscholastic competition. Hudson High School departed from the prestigious 18-team Northeast Ohio Conference (NOC) after 7 years with 51 league championships in 2015; for 2016, the Explorers earned the "All Sports Trophy" in the newly organized Suburban League, National Division as the school winning the most championships
  • Celebrate achievement with 192 graduates in the Class of 2016 wearing Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude or Summa Cum Laude medallions at graduation
  • Include individuals such as Brittany Lin, Chris Kim and Simon Turner who had perfect scores on the ACT last year; and Gavin Gaynor and Will Kurtz earning state championships in track (1600) and golf, respectively.
  • Include teams like the Explorer Football Team--state semi-finalists, the Girls Field Hockey Team who were state runner-ups and the Girls Lacrosse team who in the State Championship Final Four