Breakthrough High School Fair 2015

You are Invited to:


Breakthrough Schools High School Fair 2015

Thursday, September 17, 2015

5:30-7:30 p.m.

At Citizens Leadership Academy

9711 Lamont Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106

(2 blocks north of Chester on E. 97th Street; near Cleveland Clinic Main Campus)



This invitation is extended to 8th grade students from Citizens Leadership Academy, E Prep Cliffs, E Prep Woodland Hills, The Intergenerational School and Near West Intergenerational School, and their parents/guardians

Important details:

  • From 5:30-7:30 the event will be “convention style” meaning you flow freely to the various high schools speak with high school representatives, pick-up literature from the table, etc…
  • Please plan ahead- come knowing which schools you plan to visit.
  • All of the schools on the reverse side of this invitation have been invited to attend and we expect most to be there. A final list will be given to you upon arrival at the fair.

Please respect our high school admissions presenters by being on time and staying for the duration of their presentations.

Also: when you arrive, be sure to sign in at your middle school’s table

so we know you are there.

No need to R.S.V.P., but if you have questions please contact:

Mr. Ivery




The following high schools have been invited to participate in the 2015 High School Fair:



These are free schools

CMSD Schools:

John Hay- School of Science & Medicine*

(3.0 gpa, Accelerated & Advanced on OAAs)

John Hay- School of Architecture & Design*

(3.0 gpa, Accelerated & Advanced on OAAs)

John Hay- Early College*

(3.5 gpa, Accelerated & Advanced on OAAs)

Cleveland School of the Arts

(must audition)


(open enrollment; no gpa requirement)

Facing History New Tech High School

(open enrollment; no gpa requirement)

Digital Arts

(open enrollment; no gpa requirement)

Bard High School Early College

                (requires a completed application)


Public Charter Schools:

Horizon Science Academy

(open enrollment; no gpa requirement)



These are Catholic schools; charge tuition

Each school has its own entrance exam


Beaumont- GIRLS*

Benedictine- BOYS

Cleveland Central Catholic

Magnificat- GIRLS*

Saint Edward- BOYS*

Saint Ignatius- BOYS*

Saint Joseph Academy- GIRLS

Saint Martin de Porres

(unique work/study program)

Trinity (pre-professional internship program)*

Villa Angela-Saint Joseph


These are private schools; charge tuition

These schools require the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam)


Gilmour Academy (Catholic)*

Hathaway Brown- GIRLS*

Hawken School*

Montessori High School*

Laurel School- GIRLS*

University School- BOYS*

Western Reserve Academy*

(boarding is an option)




*= very selective schools