Superintendent, Paul Imhoff
My family and I became part of the Upper Arlington family in 2013, and we quickly learned what has drawn people to this special place for so many years. It's more than the tree-lined streets and beautiful parks - it's a deep sense of community pride and cooperation.
While I am proud to be a member of this great community and a parent in this fantastic school district, I am humbled to serve as its superintendent. It is an honor to work with this fine group of educators as they make a positive impact in the lives of our students. I am invigorated by the thoughts of what is yet to come. Over the next few years, we will be laying the groundwork to build upon the district's tradition of excellence and reach even greater levels of achievement and opportunity for all students.
If you have any ideas or questions about our schools, please feel free to contact me by phone or email.
Each year, three major publications release separate rankings of the nation’s high schools. The Washington Post and U.S. News released their reports this month, ranking Upper Arlington High School 406th in the nation and 531st in the nation, respectively. Newsweek released its latest rankings last fall and identified UAHS as the 165th best school in the nation.
Clearly, our goal is to be among the very best in the nation no matter what ranking system is used. We …
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