• Welcome to the International Newcomers Academy 

    For students who have just arrived in Cleveland from other countries and Puerto Rico, Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy provides a welcoming learning environment to help you get used to your new surroundings. The PreK-12 school is designed to help you find your way in a new country with a different language and different customs.
    Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy provides rigorous English as a Second Language (ESL) intervention classes and a comprehensive academic program to help you graduate and go on to college and a career.
    You will be supported with the help of:
    • highly trained staff endorsed by Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
    • bilingual instructional aides who speak in your native language to provide academic reinforcement.
    • English as a Second Language in the four domains (speaking, listening, reading and writing) to help you keep up with your grade-level curriculum.
    • increased cultural acclimation through enrichment activities.
    • opportunities to acclimate parents and families to the community and make them aware of available resources.
    • individualized educational and social-emotional interventions for those who need additional support, including after-school tutoring, social groups, cultural groups and clubs.
    Highlighted academic offerings:
    • Flexible grouping for all grade levels
    • Technology-assisted programs and resources
    • Summer school enrichment program
    • Programs for students with special needs 

Contact Us

  • Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy

    3145 West 46th Street
    Cleveland, OH 44102
    School Hours
    8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Assistant Principals

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    Network Leader:
    Erin Frew



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    January 14, 2021: Our school has had a reported case of COVID-19. Any individual identified as being in close contact with the person has already been notified. Crews thoroughly clean and disinfect our building nightly, and it is safe for use. Please continue to follow all safety protocols.

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