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    Quality CPS Preschool

    Our quality Preschool Program supports young children and families for lifelong learning.

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    Fostering an Environment of Innovation

    Our OTR neighborhood is an ideal incubator for fostering young entrepreneurs by partnering with local businesses and universities.

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    Outdoor Rooftop Classroom

    Our outdoor garden promotes wellness along with the opportunity to learn science, nutrition and gardening.

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    Partnering to build STEM Leaders

    Explainers at the National Air and Space Museum inspire life-long learners with science and technology.

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    Vision 2020: Student Enterprise

    Students have opportunities for hands-on, technology-rich learning experiences in economics, marketing and business planning.

Student Enterprise School

A neighborhood school and Community Learning Center, Rothenberg is preparing the region’s next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders. Our Student Enterprise Program partners with local businesses and universities to provide hands-on, technology-rich learning experiences in economics, marketing and business planning for students. Read More About Our Student Enterprise Focus.

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Where Potential Becomes Opportunity

At Rothenberg, learning is embraced with love. Through a combination of high expectations and unique hands-on experiences, we are inspiring students to find their passion — and pursue it. Our rooftop garden doubles as an outdoor classroom full of rich learning opportunities, and Rothenberg's revitalized Over-the-Rhine neighborhood is an ideal incubator for fostering young entrepreneurs. Read More About Our Exceptional Academic Programs.

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241 E. Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Our Principal Amber Simpson

Amber SimpsonWelcome to the website for Rothenberg Preparatory Academy! We are so excited about serving the students and families of Rothenberg this year. 

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