High Structure. High Support. College for All.
We are proud of our scholars, families, teachers, staff, and community supporters who have worked together to make our Cliffs Campus an amazing place to learn and excel. Our scholars work hard every day in and out of the classroom. On-site science exploration days, off-site field trips to the museums, and much more are all part of what it means to be a scholar at E Prep Cliffs Campus.
Our campus, located on E36th between St.Clair and Superior Ave., offers high-performing, college preparatory, tuition-free public charter schools open to all students and families.
Our mission is to seek to provide a high quality, academically rigorous education for the college bound scholar. We empower our scholars to think critically, assume social responsibility, and serve as advocates for themselves and the community. We achieve these goals with in a highly focused, structured and safe environment. We, as a community of educators, families and scholars work relentlessly to ensure that every child is prepared to succeed in a competitive world.
Our vision is that children in every neighborhood in Cleveland have access to at least one outstanding preparatory school.
Claps, cheers, and chants energize our highly focused classrooms. Motivating school-wide routines create a culture where scholars thrive.
We use the Fundations curriculum, a multi-sensory and systematic approach to phonics, spelling, and handwriting. We use the Heggerty curriculum, which focuses on letter and sound recognition, language awareness, and auditory language development.
- ELA: We use the KIPP Wheatley curriculum, which focuses on all students' skills and content for academic and career success: close reading of high-quality, complex texts and thorough, precise writing.
- Math: We use the Ready Mathematics curriculum, which helps students develop mathematical reasoning, engage in discourse, and build strong mathematical habits.
We partner with City Year to provide additional staff that supports students through additional mentoring, tutoring, and building relationships.
We partner with Open Doors Academy to provide after-school, out-of-school, camp, and summer experiences through High School and beyond!
We partner with Say Yes to provide Family Support Specialists that provide wrap-around services for students and families.
Phone: (216) 456-2080
Fax: (216) 249-0616
1417 E 36th St
Cleveland, OH 44114
MEET THE PRINCIPAL!
About Marc Johnson
Marc Johnson joined E Prep Cliffs (EPC) as the Principal for the 2019-20 school year. Prior to the principal position, he served as a teacher, Associate Dean, and Dean of Scholars. This is his 14th year at EPC.
Mr. Johnson is passionate about leading staff and scholars in best practices and decision-making in the relentless pursuit of providing the best education for our scholars. In his free time, Mr. Johnson enjoys spending time with his wife, Cassidy, a Physician Assistant with Cleveland Clinic, and their three children, Sienna, Sawyer, and Sophia.
A Student at E Prep Cliffs
Hear from E Prep Cliffs middle schooler Jeremiah to discover what he loves most about E Prep Cliffs, his favorite things about school, and a glimpse into what makes Breakthrough Public Schools such a special place!
We offer an innovative and engaging curriculum for all scholars, including support for all learners and unique programs such as our high school readiness program, after-school activities, and enrichment programming.