Resources For Current Parents & Families

Important Dates

February 14 - Student Led Conferences

1:00 p.m. Dismissal

February 15 - Student Led Conferences

No School

February 16-19

February Break - No School

Announcements & Updates

Letter from the Principal: 2016 Results Update

By Breakthrough Schools | September 17, 2016

Dear CLA Families, Friends, and Alumni, We are so delighted to share the good news that CLA was the #2 school out of 123 K-8 public district and charter schools in Cleveland for Academic Progress. That means our CLA scholars demonstrated more academic growth than almost any sixth, seventh, and eighth graders in Cleveland. We…

CLA Transportation Memo

By CLA Admin | September 15, 2016

Please see the CLA Transportation Memo below.  Questions can be directed to CLA’s main office or CMSD’s transportation office on Ridge Rd.   CLA-transportation-memo-9152016

CLA – September 14 Incident Letter

By CLA Admin | September 14, 2016

    Dear parents, This letter is to inform you about a security incident that we had this morning. Our school is committed to the safety and education of all our students. We also want to clearly communicate with our parents when safety issues arise. This morning around 11:15, CLA received a call from a…

CLA Conference Sign-up

By CLA Admin | September 7, 2016

Winter conferences are Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the afternoon and Thursday, Feb. 16. in the morning. Use the links below to sign up for your child’s student-led conference. Select the name of your child’s crew leader to schedule the conference. If you have questions, please contact the main office at 216-229-8185.   6-1 Spade/Gardner 6-2 Garcia…

Summer Work Packets

By CLA Admin | July 13, 2016

Please see the 2016-2017 summer work packets below.  Each page on the summer packet needs to be completed for a grade and students should be prepared to discuss the novel during the first week of school. For paper copies and the novels, please visit Citizens Leadership Academy between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Rising 8th English…

CLA Graduation Letter

By Breakthrough Schools | May 6, 2016

Please find important information regarding 8th Grade Graduation and end of year transportation below Thanks, Graduation and End of Year 2016

CLA Enrollment Opportunity – New 6th, 7th and 8th graders

By Terrance Reynolds | April 22, 2016

CLA Families, Please see the flier below for more information about CLA’s Open House Night at CLA on May 4th.  Bring a friend and receive two free CLA uniform shirts and a dress down pass; as well as a pizza dinner! RSVP at 216-229-8185 CLA Friends Family Flyer 042216

CLA 8th Grade Trip Letter

By Terrance Reynolds | April 11, 2016

Families, Please find the 8th grade Washington D.C. trip letter below.  Please contact the school with any questions. Eighth Grade Trip Letter April 4, 2016

CLA NGA Testing Information

By Terrance Reynolds | April 11, 2016

Families, Please find our 2016 Next Generation Assessment information below.  Please contact the school with any questions. Letter to Families – NGA – April 6

Spring Break Work

By Terrance Reynolds | March 24, 2016

We hope you have an enjoyable and restful spring break! In order to maintain and review content and skills, teachers have provided assignments for the break. Those assignments are listed below. If you have questions about spring break work, please contact Ms. Keck ( for English, writing, and social studies or Mr. Slopnick ( for…