McNicholas High School helps students of all abilities to achieve excellence. Our personalized registration and class selection process allows students and parents to select course levels appropriate to a student's ability in each subject area.
- With a 13-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio, teachers are able to give individualized attention.
- McNicholas offers 13 Advanced Placement courses and 25 fine arts electives.
- The Science Department has received the Ohio Governor's Award for STEM Excellence for 27 consecutive years.
- In the past decade, 40 students have been named semi-finalists, or finalists, and over 70 have been named commended students in the National Merit Scholarship Competition.
- The SAIL program addresses the needs of identified students of all academic levels whose learning styles require tutorial assistance to learn the material presented in a mainstream classroom.
- Last year's graduating class earned an average score of 25 on the ACT. Students in the honors program had an average score of 30. The national ACT average score is 20.8.
Members of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta, the national mathematics national honor society, are available on a drop-in basis for students who are interested in peer tutoring. A representative from Mu Alpha Theta will be in the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch, and a representative from National Honor Society will be in the library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:45-3:45 p.m. NHS also provides peer tutoring upon request. Click here to request a NHS tutor.