Whitney M. Young Leadership Academy

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    17900 Harvard Avenue
    Cleveland, OH 44128

    8:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m.

    Karen Byron-Johnson


    Network Leader:
    Lorenzo Russell


  • CMSD

Welcome to Whitney Young!

  • Whitney M. Young Leadership Academy is a community of high achievers who benefit from a staff that supports them in every way. 
    Whitney M. Young is one of CMSD's high-performing school choices that posts a 100 percent graduation rate and has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School.
    Beginning in ninth grade, our focus is on achieving excellence on the PSAT, SAT and ACT exams. A dedicated staff helps scholars earn the grades and service hours required to be accepted into top colleges and universities and obtain academic scholarships to those institutions.
    Along with our strong academic programs, the school offers a full range of varsity and JV sports, including volleyball, tennis, football, bowling, basketball, indoor and outdoor track, softball and baseball.
    Students are also encouraged to express themselves artistically through programs such as gospel singing, instrumental music, dance and visual and graphic arts courses. 
    Whitney M. Young offers Gifted and Talented coursework in the second through sixth grade as well as advanced curriculum in the seventh and eighth grades.
    The school is supported by a dynamic junior high student body that has won writing and songwriting awards and takes part in national talent search programs. Whitney M. Young is one of CMSD's high-performing school choices and has been a National Blue Ribbon School.  

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