Family Resources & Family Partnership Office

Visit our Family Resource Center to view important information, school calendar, uniform info, and more! Learn more about our Family Partnership Office and get in touch.



Welcome to Citizens Leadership Academy Southeast, an expeditionary EL middle school serving Cleveland's Lee Harvard neighborhood. We offer our students a hands-on approach to learning, whether in the classroom or in the community.

Academic Excellence, Responsible Citizenship

Together, our Citizens schools have developed a national reputation for their commitment to academic excellence and responsible citizenship. Our remarkable faculty and staff, board, parents, families, community members, and students work hard every day to make Citizens Leadership Academy Southeast among the best places in Cleveland to learn and grow as young students and citizens. If you have any questions or would like to come in for a visit, let us know!

Our Mission

The mission of Citizens Academy is to produce learners who exemplify academic excellence and responsible citizenship.

Our Values

Our seven virtues are responsibility, respect, perseverance, honesty, generosity, courage, and loyalty.

Our Approach

Virtues like responsibility and perseverance are key to our students’ success. They achieve academic excellence while learning to become responsible citizens.

Citizens Leadership Academy Southeast | Breakthrough Public Schools

The Basics

Grades: 5-8

Phone: (216) 586-3887
Fax: (216) 561-1121

15700 Lotus Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44128

Principal: Brianna Crabtree

Brianna Crabtree

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