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.

    ONLY FRESHMEN (9th grade students) are to attend school on MONDAY 8/22. The building will open at 7:30am. Dismissal will be at 12:00pm.

    Beginning on TUESDAY 8/23, all students will start school for a FULL DAY 7:30am - 3:00pm

    Orientation - Return to School Schedule - August 22 - 26, 2022

    All students are to be in Dress Code. 


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  • Pep rally encourages students to Get 2 School (Video, photo gallery)

    CMSD relaunched its Get 2 School, You Can Make It attendance campaign Wednesday, with speakers at a pep rally providing words of inspiration and telling students about the importance of attending school every day.

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  • True2U seeking mentors for 8th graders

    The True2U program is seeking mentors to help CMSD eighth graders begin to chart their futures. The volunteer mentors will work with the students throughout the year to help them explore their strengths and interests, think about career possibilities and select which CMSD high school is best for them.

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  • New school year will bring new tools, services

    A new school year is almost here, bringing with it a number of things that are new and different. While most schools won’t start classes until Aug. 22, some high schools that operate year-round will welcome ninth graders on Monday and other students on Tuesday. Several other schools will return Monday, Aug. 8.

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  • Board of Education renames three schools

    6/28/2022 -- Schools were renamed for the late U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, former Principal Natividad Pagan and activist Mary Church Terrell.

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