The Hudson City School District provides education for 4,600 children, PreK-12, that maximizes the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of each child in a safe, nurturing, and diverse environment. Hudson City Schools rank in the top 2% of Ohio districts and the top 2.55% of schools in our nation by U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek Magazine. Hudson High School is a 2008 National Blue Ribbon Award Winner and a Straight A Ohio High School. 97% of students attend four-year colleges. In 2012, Hudson High School was named to the national AP Honor Roll. Hudson Middle School is recognized at the state and national level for its Focus period and "team" approach to teaching. Hudson City Schools 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:
Hudson has many preschool/daycare options as well:
- The Nest
- The Children's Center
- Gloria Dei Lutheran Preschool
- The Goddard School
- Hope Preschool
- Hudson United Methodist Nursery School
- 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, totaling 14,991 students from Ohio, around the U.S. and 70 foreign countries. 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.