The Hudson City School District provides education for 4,886 children, Pre-K-12, that maximizes the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of each child in a safe, nurturing, and diverse environment. We rank in the top 2 percent of Ohio districts, with an 11-year track record of Excellent and Excellent with Distinction ratings. Hudson High School is a 2008 National Blue Ribbon Award Winner. AP programs rank in the top 3 percent in the nation. 97 percent of our students attend four-year colleges. In 2010, five graduates received appointments to Federal Service Academies. We are highly competitive in athletics and have award-winning art and music programs.
In addition to Hudson's excellent public school system, the City is home to some of the finest parochial and independent schools in the state and in the country. These include:
- Le Chaperon Rouge
- The Children's Center
- Early Childhood Center
- Gloria Dei Lutheran Preschool
- The Goddard School
- Hope Preschool
- Hudson United Methodist Nursery School
- KinderCare (two locations)
- Primrose School of Hudson
- St. Mary Preschool
- TLC Child Development Center
Thirty-two private and public colleges and universities are located within 50 miles of Hudson with an aggregate enrollment of approximately 150,000 students. The University of Akron, a part of the State University System of Ohio, provides Summit County with a major university and houses an internationally recognized College of Polymer Sciences. It is the third largest of the 13 State universities, with an enrollment of approximately 28,000 students attending for credit and 12,000 participating in noncredit programs. Other State universities located within commuting distance of Hudson are Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University, John Carroll University, Notre Dame College, Ursuline College, Youngstown State University and Kent State University, whose Liquid Crystal Institute is a national leader in liquid crystal technology, and the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED).
Northeast Ohio’s colleges and universities comprise the second largest concentration of educational resources in the nation. Many of the universities and technical schools in Northeast Ohio are leading institutions in industrial technology and research, including the areas of polymer science, biomedical engineering and flat panel display technology. With its university resources and vocational training programs, the region provides a steady supply of technical and managerial workers to area employers.