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.
After two years of going virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 23rd annual Rock Your World with STEAM festival was back in person Saturday.
The CMSD Summer Learning Experience is back for a second year, with something for every student, from preschool through 12th grade. And it’s free. Students can finish the year strong, get ahead or engage in hands-on projects and fun activities at more than 30 school sites throughout the city.
The City of Cleveland is accepting applications for an open seat on the Board of Education. Mayor Justin Bibb will appoint a new board member to complete a term that expires June 30, 2023. The seat was vacated when Jasmine Fryer resigned last August.
CMSD parents will soon have a one-stop online platform where they can perform an array of tasks such as finding their children’s school records, submitting forms and communicating with teachers.