Family Resources

Check out our Family Resource Center to view important information including your school calendar, transportation, uniform info, and more!

WELCOME TO

VILLAGE PREP CLIFFS

Claps, cheers, and chants energize our highly focused classrooms. Motivating school-wide routines create a culture where scholars thrive. Welcome to Village Prep Cliffs, a non-profit, public charter elementary school serving K-4 grade scholars from throughout Cleveland.

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 Village 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

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

Our vision is that children in every neighborhood in Cleveland have access to at least one outstanding preparatory school.

Our Approach

Claps, cheers, and chants energize our highly focused classrooms. Motivating school-wide routines create a culture where scholars thrive.

Programs & Support

Exceptional Student Education

Everyone learns here! We celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion of all types of learners and we work hard to make sure that our schools are brave spaces where exceptional learners are supported and have all the resources needed to reach their full potential. Learn more about Exceptional Student Education at Breakthrough here.

Our ESE program offers Extension Classrooms at VPC, which provide full-time small group instruction.

School Culture

Culture at our schools is foundational. A high structure, high support culture sets high expectations for all scholars while continuously giving differentiated support for an individual child to help them be successful. This takes a relentless and diversified approach from the adults that surround the student to prepare them for success in life.

High Structure High Support ultimately means doing whatever it takes to ensure scholar’s success without lowering expectations.

Family Involvement

  • Daily Communication through Kickboard/Bee Folders/Remind
  • Active PTO
  • Monthly Parent Nights
  • Monthly Parent Pop-ins
  • Wraparound Services
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Engaging, Interactive Remote Learning

We know that remote learning takes a major commitment from families and scholars, and we’re here to make it as easy as possible while continuing to provide an excellent education.

We provide all of the technology, wifi accessibility, and tech-support needed to facilitate remote learning and we also offer grab-and-go meal kits each week to all scholars.

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Extracurriculars

It is always our goal to reach the whole child, and we strive for a balance of athletic and non-athletic after-school extracurriculars. For example, extracurriculars include:

  • Boys/Girls Basketball
  • Tutoring
  • Geography bee
  • Cheerleading
  • Prep Loyalty Step team
  • Urban squash
  • Tech / Verizon 5G Innovative Learning Lab
  • Science
  • Yoga
  • Gym
  • Music
  • Athletics

After School

https://opendoorsacademy.org/

Parent Committee

Thanks to all the parents and family members that make up our PAC. All families welcome.

Family Resources

Important Links

Dress Code & School Uniforms

For more information, visit our Uniform page.

School Policies

View All Other School Policies Here

General Notice of Non-Discrimination

The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or age in its programs and activities.

Board List & Calendar

Board List & Calendar

We're so thankful to our all-volunteer Board of Directors. Please find our latest board member list & calendars here:

E Prep & Village Prep Cliffs Hills | Breakthrough Public Schools

The Basics

Grades: K-4

Phone: (216) 456-2080
Fax: (216) 249-0616

1417 E 36th St
Cleveland, OH 44114

Principal
Kelly Foerg

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Kelly Foerg | Village Prep Cliffs

MEET THE PRINCIPAL!

About Kelly Foerg

Kelly Foerg joined the Preps family in 2012 as a Founding Intervention Specialist at Woodland Hills. Mrs. Foerg moved into coaching Special Ed and Title 1 Reading teachers at both the Woodland Hills and Cliffs campuses. In 2015, she became Director of Curriculum for Village Prep Cliffs with a focus on literacy. She is excited to move into the role of Principal and continue to build on her team and scholars growth. Prior to working with the Preps, Mrs. Foerg has taught 5th grade, high school special education, and was an After School Coordinator.

Mrs. Foerg lives with her husband, Tim, and her daughter, Katherine. Her son, Jeff, lives in St. Louis and her daughter, Courtney, attends BGSU.

MEET ELIZABETH!

A Student at Village Prep Cliffs

Hear from Village Prep Cliffs 4th Grader, Elizabeth, to discover what she loves most about V Prep Cliffs, her 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 kindergarten readiness program, after-school activities, and enrichment programming.

See Village Prep Cliffs in Action

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Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools
Village Prep Cliffs | Breakthrough Public Schools