Ohio City Schools
Garret Morgan/New Tech
Garret Morgan’s mission is to produce graduates who are prepared for success well into the 21st century. It is a school that serves children in grades 9 thru 12. The diverse student demographics include 47.6% African Americans, 23.8% Hispanics, 24.4% Caucasians, and 4.4% of others. They have a current enrollment of 126 students in with 20% of whom are special needs and 9% of whom are identified as English language learners.
Kentucky is a 70 year old school that is currently being repaired. In the interim, the children are presently being taught at the Brooklawn School. Kentucky school is scheduled to reopen fully repaired for the fall 2011 school year.
Orchard Elementary School of Sciences
Orchard offers students in grades Pre K-8, hands on programming that gives them an opportunity to solve real world problems thru PBL – a Problem Based Learning design system. The PBL program helps students prepare themselves for real world challenges. This creates a learning environment which encourages the student to gravitate towards a deeper understanding of the environment around them.
Dunbar School serves children in the Pre K-8 grades. The school is currently being rebuilt at a cost of 15.2 million dollars. When it is finished it will be comprised of over 16,200 square feet and will serve 450 students. The new school building is anticipated to be completed for the fall school year 2013.
Saint Ignatius High School
St. Ignatius is a Catholic high school serving children in grades 9 thru 12. The school was designated as the 2009 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. Almost 100% of St. Ignatius students do continue on to a 4 year college or university.
Urban Community School
Urban Community School serves children in grades preschool thru 8th grade. It is a Catholic/Christian school that provides quality, individual education to children living in the near west side neighborhoods of Cleveland. Urban Community was the 1st elementary school in Cleveland to receive The Excellence in Education Award from the U.S. Department of Education.
Near West Intergenerational School
Near West Intergenerational is a Free, K-2 school (eventually expanding to a K-8 model).
The school is teacher focused and boasts a 1/16 teacher to student ratio. It follows an award winning intergenerational program that encourages both family and community involvement.
Arts and Sciences Preparatory Academy
Arts and Sciences Academy is a free school that serves children in the K thru 8th grades. The school implements a thematic, interactive program which encompasses multiple learning styles. It also boasts a fully integrated technology center that is used on a daily bases with a ratio of one computer for every 3 students.