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
Ten award-winning CMSD teachers are reaping well-deserved congratulations. They also are planning ways to share their methods with peers across the District.
12/20/23 -CMSD News Bureau- The success of FRC (First Robotics Competition) in the District’s high schools continues to attract attention and gain momentum.
12/18/23 -CMSD News Bureau- To celebrate, Dr. Morgan took time out of his busy schedule to read to students and perform at the All-City Arts Winter Concert.
12/15/23 -CMSD News Bureau- Cleveland residents read 1,476,215 books, with a combined total of 10, 699,118 minutes spent reading.
11/27/2023 -- “I sought this position because I believe in the transformative power of public education,” Lebron said. “Every CMSD student deserves access to an education that not only prepares them academically but also equips them with essential life skills.”