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Welcome to Alfred A. Benesch!


    Alfred A. Benesch School is a place where teachers are dedicated to both the academic and social and emotional needs of each student. In a learning community that fosters academic rigor and strong relationships, our students are prepared to succeed in high school, college and beyond.

    Students and teachers at Alfred A. Benesch have access to the latest technology to enhance learning and help students develop skills they need to compete with their peers in the 21st Century. Our educators also value the role that families play in students' education and encourage parent involvement.


    Benesch offers:

    • a partnership with the Cleveland Play House that provides students with drama classes that focus on literacy and social and emotional learning.
    • a 65-inch, wall-mounted, interactive touch screen in every classroom and two additional computer labs. 
    • services from the Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland, including food for families on weekends and other support.
    • the Dancing Classrooms program for 4th graders.
    • Digital storytelling projects with the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning.


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  • Pep rally encourages students to Get 2 School (Video, photo gallery)

    CMSD relaunched its Get 2 School, You Can Make It attendance campaign Wednesday, with speakers at a pep rally providing words of inspiration and telling students about the importance of attending school every day.

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  • True2U seeking mentors for 8th graders

    The True2U program is seeking mentors to help CMSD eighth graders begin to chart their futures. The volunteer mentors will work with the students throughout the year to help them explore their strengths and interests, think about career possibilities and select which CMSD high school is best for them.

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  • New school year will bring new tools, services

    A new school year is almost here, bringing with it a number of things that are new and different. While most schools won’t start classes until Aug. 22, some high schools that operate year-round will welcome ninth graders on Monday and other students on Tuesday. Several other schools will return Monday, Aug. 8.

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  • Board of Education renames three schools

    6/28/2022 -- Schools were renamed for the late U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, former Principal Natividad Pagan and activist Mary Church Terrell.

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