Free Breakfast & Lunches Provided

As part of our School At Home program, we will be offering all enrolled families free grab and go breakfast and lunch bundles. Once enrolled, we will coordinate with you regarding pickup times!




What is the cost to attend?

Every Breakthrough school is 100% free, public, and open to all students.

Who is eligible to attend?

Any student in Ohio entering Kindergarten through 8th grade is eligible to attend!

Where are your schools?

We have seven physical campuses, all in Cleveland. Click here to see them all and choose the one best for you!

When does school start?

This year, school will start on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020.

Will School Start Remotely?

Yes, we will start the school year fully remote, with the ability to transition to in-person learning if and when health and safety permits.

How do I enroll my child?

You can can enroll over the phone (216 367 5720), or you can enroll online right away! The enrollment process takes about 20 minutes.

Video Gallery

We work together, and are ready for anything that comes our way. Please enjoy these videos to get a sense of what it is like to be a member of the #BreakthroughFamily.

More About Our Schools


Our Citizens founding schools include our National Blue Ribbon Award-Winning elementary school Citizens Academy and our MOMENTUM Award-Winning middle school Citizens Leadership Academy. A very short drive between elementary and middle school, our founding schools provide a space for your child to thrive from pre-K through 8th grade.

Citizens Academy

Openings in K-5
10118 Hampden Ave. in Glenville
Near East Blvd. & Superior

Citizens Leadership Academy

Openings in 6-8
9711 Lamont Ave in University Circle
Near E 97 & Chester


12523 Woodside Ave. in Glenville
Near E. 125th & Eddy

We opened our Citizens East Campus due to strong community demand and support. Here, both our elementary school Citizens Academy East (CAE) and our middle school Citizens Leadership Academy East (CLAE) are located in the same building.


15700 Lotus Drive
Near Lee & Harvard

Our Citizens Southeast Campus is our newest campus, growing to serve students in Grades K-8. Located in the Lee-Harvard neighborhood, our Southeast Campus is honored to serve scholars from Cleveland and the surrounding neighborhoods.


1417 E. 36th St in Asiatown
Between Superior & St Clair

Our founding E Prep & Village Prep Cliffs campus opened in 2006, and serves students in grades K-8. Our "Preparatory" schools feature a highly structured, joyful environment with energizing routines and tremendous rigor.


9201 Crane Avenue
E 93rd & Union

Our founding E Prep & Village Prep Woodland Hills is our second Preparatory campus, serving students in grades K-8. Our "Preparatory" schools feature a highly structured, joyful environment with energizing routines and tremendous rigor. Woodland Hills is especially helpful in students make multiple years of academic progress in just one year.


9401 Willard Ave.
Cleveland 44102

Preps Willard is our newest E Prep & Village Prep campus, serving students in grades K-8. Our first west side Preparatory Campus, Preps Willard is an exciting, diverse, multicultural learning environment featuring high structure, high energy, and academic rigor.