Oakley is a large neighborhood on the east side of Cincinnati, bordering Hyde Park and Pleasant Ridge. You can find a lot of basic information on their community council website, as well as the Wikipedia page. In addition, there is a great history of the Oakley available through cincy.com.
For families interested in education, Oakley has several options to choose from. As a neighborhood of Cincinnati, residents have access to Cincinnati Public Schools, including the prestigious Walnut Hills High School. If you’re looking for parochial schools, St. Cecilia School is conveniently located in Oakley. For alternative education, Oakley is home to Summit Academy Community School , which receives favorable reviews on many school assessments sites (Red Fin, School Digger, and Great Schools).
For recreation, the Oakley Rec Center is a nearby option. Oakley Square is the center of nightlife in Oakley (see some the highlights below); in addition to a variety of restaurants and shops, Oakley Square is home to the 20th Century Theater where many national artists come to perform. As for Cincinnati parks, Oakley shares multiple locations with Hyde Park, including the beloved Ault Park