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Douglas MacArthur - Girls' Leadership Academy (PreK-8)

School Stats

Address: 4401 Valleyside Rd
Cleveland, OH 44135
216.267.5969 (Main Number)
8:15 a.m. -3:45 p.m.

Principal: Victoria King

Ward: 19

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About Our School

  • One of Cleveland’s top performing elementary schools
  • Outstanding, caring & vibrant staff! 98% hold a master's degree
  • Each classroom is named after a leadership characteristic
  • Extended Day
  • Field trips planned @ every grade level as an extension of the classroom
  • 7-8th grade annual Science Camping Trip
  • Morning Meeting (part of Responsive Classroom Curriculum) held in every class to start each day in a positive, productive way!
  • Strong Focus on Math; Every student receives services from a math intervention specialist, in addition to traditional math classes
  • Gifted & Talented pull-out services offered
  • Basketball Team & Running Club
  • Choir (performs annually at the All City Choir Concert at the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame)
  • Strong Sense of Community throughout the classroom. Each class has a ‘buddy’ class
  • Excellent full day PreK Program
  • Consistent Communication regarding academics & behavior from classroom teachers
  • Partnership with the Cleveland & George Gund Foundations, Cleveland Orchestra & the local Kiwanis.
  • Strong Art Program-each student receives art instruction at least twice a week
Girls Learn Best by…
  • Collaboration
  • Real World Experiences
  • Linguistically
All teachers incorporate these into their daily lessons.

Douglas MacArthur…where girls are competent, confident & compassionate!

 Year Built: Building-1967