Cleveland Early College High School


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    Cleveland Early College High School

    Grow. Thrive. Excel.


    Imagine a premier, college-preparatory high school that attracts college-bound, high-achieving students from throughout Cuyahoga County. Envision a school that has earned an Excellent rating on the Ohio Report Card for countless years and is named among the top high schools in Ohio and the U.S. 

    That’s Cleveland Early College High School, and it’s just the beginning.

    • Designated as one of U.S. News and World Report’s Top High Schools in the USA
    • Ranked among the top 25 high schools in the state of Ohio (, 2021).
    • College study inspired not as an option, but a goal for students, regardless of family income, status, ethnicity, or religion.
    • Curriculum is rooted in 21st century skills: lessons in critical/analytical thinking, communication and problem-solving techniques.

    Dress Code is Required for ALL Students.

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  •  Summer Learning Experience

    Get ready for another amazing summer!

    The CMSD Summer Learning Experience is back for another year with something for rising kindergarten through 12th grade scholars. The program will be held at more than 25 school sites throughout the city.

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  •  Get More Opportunities Fund

    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.

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  •  2023-24 Calendar

    Feedback sought on 2023-24 Calendar

    CMSD is requesting your help in finalizing our 2023-2024 School Year Calendar!

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  •  Online Tutor

    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.

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