Welcome to Louisa May Alcott K-5
Louisa May Alcott is a highly-effective, diverse, inclusive, family-oriented K-5 elementary school. We are located in a quiet, tight-knit community in the Baltic-Edgewater-West Boulevard neighborhood. Alcott was reopened as an elementary school in 1997. Since then, we have won many awards including:
Our heartfelt mission at Louisa May Alcott is to produce a joyful, rigorous, student-led culture that embraces a child's social-emotional needs, differentiated academic needs, and cultural artistic needs, to be confident, successful, balanced, thinkers and leaders prepared for college, career and service to others.
- The National Blue Ribbon
- The National Center for Urban School Transformation
- The State of Ohio School of Promise (5 times)
- Traditionally rated excellent and effective on the Ohio State Report Card
Address: 10308 Baltic Road
Cleveland, OH 44102
216.838.6500 (Main Number)
9:35 a.m. - 4:05 p.m.
Principal: Aderica Grier
Award-winning teachers to serve as role models (Video)
Ten award-winning CMSD teachers are reaping well-deserved congratulations. They also are planning ways to share their methods with peers across the District.
Your help is needed spending MacKenzie Scott's gift to CMSD
All CMSD scholars, educators, CMSD parents and caregivers are invited to share their ideas on how the funding can be creatively used. If you have a vision of how the educational experience of a school, building, department, or division can be advanced, you are encouraged to share your idea.
The City of Cleveland is accepting applications for appointment to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Board of Education
The application deadline is Friday, April 14, 2023 for mail or drop off submissions. The application deadline is Sunday, April 16, 2023 for online submissions.
Feedback sought on 2023-24 Calendar
CMSD is requesting your help in finalizing our 2023-2024 School Year Calendar!
CMSD Now Offers Free Online Tutors
Students in kindergarten through 12th grade can receive live online tutoring from CMSD teachers in reading and English Language Arts, math, science and social studies from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Additionally, tutoring will be available to students in 6th through 12th grades 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through TutorMe.
April 7, 2023
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