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The City is Our Classroom

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.

Our partnerships with local business, artists, hospitals, and non-profit organizations help to enliven and broaden our students’ middle school experience. If you have any questions about CLA Southeast, don’t hesitate to contact us. Look forward to hearing from you soon!

Citizens Leadership Academy Southeast is 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.

Our partnerships with local business, artists, hospitals, and non-profit organizations help to enliven and broaden our students’ middle school experience. If you have any questions about CLA Southeast, don’t hesitate to contact us. Look forward to hearing from you soon!

Our Mission

To prepare our middle school students to lead in academics, service, and civic engagement during high school, college, and beyond.

Our Vision

To add a highly effective middle school model to the mix of current school offerings available to Citizens Academy graduates and other regional students.

Our Approach

Learning is hands-on, and the city is our lab. Building on the Citizens elementary approach, scholars focus on academic rigor and civic engagement.

Citizens Southeast Campus

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

15700 Lotus Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44128

Principal
Sophia Roy

Grades Served
CLAS Enrolling 6th Grade; Campus Serves Grades K-6, Growing to K-8

 

Board Meetings

Special Board Meeting

The Board of Directors of the Citizens Educational Model (Citizens Academy, Citizens Academy East, Citizens Academy Southeast, Citizens Leadership Academy and Citizens Leadership Academy East) will hold a special meeting on Monday, December 9th, at 4:30 PM. The meeting will be held at the Breakthrough Charter Schools office located at 3615 Superior Ave. Suite 4403A, Cleveland OH 44114. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss:
  • The appointment of public officials, and the employment or dismissal of public employees; and
  • The structure of the Citizens Educational model and how we can best deliver quality for students and families.

Meet Our New Principal!

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