Cleveland Early College

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About Our High School

We are ranked among U.S. News and Report's Top Schools in the USA. We have earned high rankings and awards from and Ohio Department of Education. At Cleveland Early College High School, students learn in a high-achieving, rigorous college preparatory environment. Students are immersed in relevant and meaningful interdisciplinary learning experiences that foster 21st century skills that are sought after by businesses and universities alike. The curriculum at CECHS is enriched by a multitude of learning opportunities. Students may participate in post-secondary coursework concurrently with their high school classes through the Post Secondary Enrollment Options Program, High-Tech Academy, KAP classes through Kenyon College and the dual credit math class offered on campus through Kent State University. CECHS has earned an Excellent rating on the state report card and been named a School of Promise for 13 consecutive years. We were named a Needle in a Haystack School by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and have finished in the top three high schools in the state on the Ohio Graduation Test in 2012. In 2012, CECHS earned the highest Performance Index Score in the state on the Ohio Graduation Test.

School Type

Public (CMSD)

School Focus

College Preparatory



Average Classroom Size





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Contact Info

School Address:
2075 Stokes Blvd
Cleveland OH 44106

School Phone:
(216) 838-8250

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Enrollment Contact Info:
Erin LaFountain
Admissions Coordinator
(216) 838-8259

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