About Breakthrough Schools

Breakthrough Schools is the highest-performing network of free, public charter schools in Ohio.

Our nationally recognized network of schools was formed in 2010 by the highest-performing, college preparatory, nonprofit public charter schools in Cleveland. Our vision is to further Greater Cleveland’s transformation by providing distinctive school options for no fewer than 5,000 children in Cleveland. We currently have 11 schools serving nearly 3,300 students throughout the city.

Our Mission

The mission of Breakthrough Schools is to develop a growing network of distinctive school options that prepare Cleveland area students for success in life.

Our Vision

Our vision is to further Greater Cleveland’s transformation by providing distinctive school options for no fewer than 5,000 children in Cleveland. We currently have 11 schools serving nearly 3,300 students throughout the city with campuses in Glenville, Hough, University Circle, St Clair - Superior, Collinwood, Lee Harvard, Union Miles, and Cudell.

Our Values

As we strive for excellence...
We do what’s best for kids.
We help each other grow.
We embrace our diversity.
We tell the truth.
We stand together.