Upcoming Events

The Queen City Foundation will hold its 31st Annual Independent School Fair on Sunday, September 14. The Fair will feature nearly 20 organizations, schools, including boarding schools from around the country, as well as local independent day schools, interested in recruiting minority students. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with representatives from the following local Independent Day Schools and nationally recognized, Boarding Schools.

Parents and students will learn about the amazing educational opportunities and academic programs offered at these schools. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet with school representatives, and discuss their admissions policies and procedures. Representatives from a host of boarding schools will be on-site to meet with students and families as well. Several schools offer financial aid . Financial aid is based on comparisons to the average income of the families of the students who attend the schools.

31st Annual Queen City Foundation Independent School Fair
Cintas Center at Xavier University in the Schiff Family Conference Center
1624 Herald Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45207
Free to the public
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

Click on schools link to get to their websites.

Local Independent Day Schools

Independent Boarding Schools:

If you miss the fair or want information on testing for participating schools ( for current 4th grader – 10th graders) attend one of the following meetings.

September 16,2014
1st Fair follow up and testing information meeting 6pm -7:30pm at Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at 3655 Harvey Ave Cincinnati OH 45229

September 30,2014
2nd Fair follow up testing information meeting 6pm -7:30pm at Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at 3655 Harvey Ave Cincinnati OH 45229

School Testimonials

  • QCF provides an invaluable service in our community, pairing families who seek access to opportunities a school education can provide...

    Christopher P. Garten. Head of School – The Seven Hills School
  • QCF provides independent schools with a support system in our endeavors to identify qualified high school students.  

    Frances Romweber, Former Principal – St. Ursula Academy
  • QCF and  Summit Country Day  share a common goal, which is to bring young people reflective of our great and diverse city into our dynamic school.  

    Gerard M. Jellig, Former Head of School – Summit Country Day
  • Queen City Foundation connects Cincinnati's independant and private schools with talented minority students from across the city.  

    Dr. Robert P. Macrae, Head of School – Cincinnati Country Day School
  • QCF has been an enormous help to Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy in building a diverse community amongst its student body.  

    T. Randall Brunk, Head of School – Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy
  • Schools strive to provide an  education for our students, and we are thrilled that QCF students contribute to and benefit from that experience.  

    David Mueller, Principal – St. Xavier High School